- Code ARTV6605
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Visual Arts
- Areas of interest Visual Arts, Creative Arts
This course is structured around projects designed to introduce a range of skills and technologies coupled with conceptual and thematic aspects. The course teaches location shooting, analogue photography, and specific fine printing techniques in either the digital or the darkroom space, depending on the topic chosen. Students engage in a process of investigation through individual responses to various themes. A studio theory program that introduces students to aspects of the history and theory of the medium must also be completed. Workplace health and safety (WHS) instruction is an integral part of this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- competently utilise a range of skills relevant to advanced darkroom practice and fine printing in response to Photomedia Workshop projects;
- demonstrate the creative analysis and exploration of materials and processes used in advanced darkroom practice and fine printing based projects in an individual and conceptually developed way;
- investigate the inventive application of concepts and processes relevant to the advanced darkroom practice and fine printing; and
- show a critical awareness of the historical and theoretical aspects of the medium.
Other InformationSchool of Art & Design studio courses have a limited enrolment capacity. Students are advised to enrol as early as possible to maximise the opportunity of securing a place. It is highly recommended students complete ARTV6601(Foundations of Photography) before enrolling in this course if they do not have any experience of analogue darkroom photography.
Indicative AssessmentPortfolio of studio work (80%) Learning Outcomes 1-4
Studio Theory presentation, 5 minutes (10%) Learning Outcomes 3-4
Studio Journal/Studio Documentation, equivalent to 1000 words (10%) Learning Outcomes 2-4
Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress.
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks: lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent student research, studio production, reading and writing.
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