- Code ARTV1614
- 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 Art History, Digital Arts, Visual Arts, Computer Science, Design Arts
This course offers a critical and practical introduction to post-digital photographic culture, at a time when social media and photoshop has radically transformed the meaning, agency and value of images. Students will learn experimental approaches to digital image-making, with a focus on postproduction techniques and methods for manipulating, staging and exhibiting contemporary photomedia in print and on-screen. The course will contextualise a range of practitioners working in photography and related media since the 1990s, and focusing on questions of authorship, appropriation, copyright and methodologies for subverting image culture.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- use software and hardware appropriate to digital photomedia practice;
- demonstrate an understanding of the expressive and experimental possibilities of imaging technologies;
- evaluate the effectiveness of technical and artistic methodologies in their own work and the work of others; and
- recognise relationships between concept and process in the production of creative works.
School of Art and 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.
- Portfolio (30) [LO 1,2,3]
- Major Project (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Studio Presentation (5 mins) (20) [LO 2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 36 hours of contact over 12 weeks comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 94 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
As published on Wattle.
Shore, Robert. Post-Photography: The Artist with a Camera. Laurence King Publishing, 2014.
Ritchin, Fred. After Photography. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2008.
Squiers, Carol, ed. What Is a Photograph? New York?: International Center of Photography, 2014
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