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ACM204 - Contemporary Photography

Offering information:

An enrolment quota applies to this unit.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course)
Unit chair:T Bolatagici
Prerequisite:ACM101 and ACM102


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Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


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 1: Photo Essay 30% (1200 word equivalent)

Assessment 2: Research Presentation 20% (800 word equivalent)

Assessment 3: Portfolio 50% (2000 word equivalent)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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