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ACI204 - Contemporary Photography

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Offering information:

Waterfront (Geelong) offered in Tri 1 2016/Tri 2 2017

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course)
Previously:

ACM204 Contemporary Photography

Unit chair:

Anne Wilson

Prerequisite:

Two units required.  One unit from: ACI102, ACM102 plus one unit from: ACI101, ACI103, ACM101, ACM103.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Content

This unit focuses on photography in the context of Australian and international contemporary art. Students will undertake a number of practical exercises including the development of a folio project. Students will also present a research paper reflecting issues and ideas discussed in classes and seminars as well as critiquing current exhibitions. Working methods and equipment choice will be dictated by the project and students may choose from a range of camera formats including digital, medium format and 35mm colour or black and white. Critique sessions will be held regularly to discuss work in progress and offer feedback to students.

Assessment

Photo Essay 30% 1200 word equivalent

Research Presentation 20% 800 word equivalent

Portfolio 50% 2000 word equivalent

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