Bachelor of Contemporary Arts - Media Arts

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Photography

The Photography major sequence is based around creative, critical and professional practice. Students can choose to develop their artistic, academic or professional aspirations.

Level 1 introduces students to the basics of photographic techniques and practice and to the history of photography with respect to Australian and international artists. Using analog and digital technologies, students explore the uses of referent-based and non-referent bases images as social and cultural artefacts.

Level 2 introduces a range of professional analog and digital photographic formats, darkroom and studio environments as well as the application of photographic imagery in virtual and collaborative environments at a global level. Students also engage in the discourse that surrounds contemporary photographic practice.

Level 3 introduces students to a range of alternative analog and digital photographic formats and their application in creative practice. Students are strongly encouraged to experiment, research and develop their own conceptual and aesthetic sensibilities. The work undertaken at this level is applicable to exhibition, installation, multimedia, and collaborative productions and provides a strong basis for further postgraduate studies and professional practice.

Level 1
Trimester 1 or Trimester 2

ACI101Still Images

ACI102Pixel to Print: Digital Imaging 1


Level 2
Trimester 1 or Trimester 2
ACI203Photographic Practice

ACI204Contemporary Photography

ACI201Alternative Imaging

Trimester 2

ACI202Advanced Digital Imaging

Level 3

Select 2 credit points from the following:

Trimester 1

ACI301Shifting Focus: Experimental Photography and Creative Practice

Trimester 1 or trimester 2 or trimester 3

ACC317Communication and Creative Arts Internship A

ACC318Communication and Creative Arts Internship B

Trimester 2

ACI302Lighting Design 2

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