ACI103 - Thinking Photography: History, Theory and Cultural Context
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)|
ACM103 Thinking Photography: History, Theory and Cultural Context
ACV110 Texts and Images 1: Ways of Seeing, Reading and Telling Stories
|Unit chair:||P Pound|
1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 1 hour Seminar per week
This unit introduces various histories of photography from its early proto-photographic origins to its development during 19th and 20th century. Students will acquire knowledge of key images, practitioners and developments that underpin the history of the medium and its cultural significance and application. Various genres will be considered at a local and global perspective.
Students will also be introduced to critical writings that have influenced the cultural, social and philosophical discourse on photography. These historical and theoretical themes will be explored through individual and group readings, presentations and creative practice productions.
History of photography quizzes, 20%
Photographic histories and reflective practices, 40%
Photographic discourse - discussion and presentation, 40%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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