|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 1|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This programme comprises two parts:
Part A is a one hour lecture examining the phenomenon of the photograph as it relates to particular artists and art movements intrinsic to the history and contemporary understanding of the Photographic.
Part B comprises a series of three hour project based classes consisting of screenings and discussions focussing on a series of Problem Set assignments that students submit each week. The Problem Sets locate an emphasis on focused and intensive experimental work that develops image generating abilities, observational skills and the articulation of these through conceptual strategies. Resolution of set projects may include photographic or video formats or a combination of the two. Work may involve both individual or collaborative processes. The Problem Sets emphasise conceptual processes, feeling, observation and action in the development of new ideas and modes of expression.
Subject outcomes may include video and photos that incorporate another medium as their premise such as text, performance, sound, sculpture and/or painting.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject will enable students to:
• become familiar with the conceptual strategies of a range of photographic artists;
• understand the historic precedents of the photograph in contemporary art and culture;
• prompt the imaginative analysis and interpretation, through making, of photographic imagery in both the still and moving image;
• challenge students to be artistically and conceptually inventive and rigorous.
On completing this subject students will be able to:
• exhibit insight into the relationship between theoretical concepts and creative practice;
• recognize the significance of research in creative work;
• develop a sense of individual perspective.