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This course offers a critical and practical introduction into the principles of analogue photography and darkroom processes. Through a series of practical projects, students will encounter a range of different techniques, chemical operations and approaches to cameraless photography. Studio theory will engage with questions of photographic authorship, materiality, toxicity and the foundational techniques through which our understanding of the medium has evolved. In addition, students will be introduced to a range of contemporary practitioners, and reflect on the intensification and fetishisation of analogue photography in post-digital culture, from Instagram to the Gallery.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- use fundamental skills relevant to analogue photography in response to workshop briefs;
- demonstrate an understanding of the expressive and experimental possibilities of analogue photography;
- evaluate the effectiveness of technical and artistic strategies in analogue photography; and
- recognise relationships between concept and process in photographic practice.
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 of practical work (40) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Major project (60) [LO 1,2,3,4]
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130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 48 hours of contact over 12 weeks comprising lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice; and
b) 82 hours of independent studio practice, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
To be provided on Wattle
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