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ACI204 - Contemporary Photography

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course



Unit chair:

Anne Wilson


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



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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


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.


Photo Essay 30% 1200 word equivalent

Research Presentation 20% 800 word equivalent

Portfolio 50% 2000 word equivalent

Unit Fee Information

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