Course Title: Photography Minor Study 2

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: VART5167

Course Title: Photography Minor Study 2

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5048 - Diploma of Arts (Visual Arts)

Course Contact : Kellyann Geurts

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Linda Erceg
Kim Lawler

Nominal Hours: 96

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

VART5168 – Photography Major Study Level 1/ VART5166 – Photography Minor Study Level 1

Course Description

In this course students use the techniques, concepts and skills acquired in previous photography courses to produce a body of work of personal photographs/images that apply the knowledge of photography as a fine art discipline.
This course focuses on digital practice, with camera use and lighting techniques incorporated into studio outcomes.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VBS677 Photography Minor Study 2

Learning Outcomes

1. Use and select appropriate materials and techniques in the production of a personal body of work.
2. Document contemporary issues and theory in photography.
3. Use photography effectively as a form of visual expression and articulation.
4. Research and record historical, contemporary and technological influences on photography.
5. Produce art works to create a personal body of work that incorporates personal philosophy and concerns.

Details of Learning Activities

There will be a variety of teaching activities which includes:

Workshops with practical demonstrations, group tutorials, individual tutorials, lectures and excursion. There will also be time dedicated to studio work  in a self directed  and supervised capacity.

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Teaching Schedule

Week 1 -  Introduction to Studio Project
Week 2 -  16 - Studio Project  - Self Directed Work ( with embedded demonstrations, tutorials and studio time)
Week 17 - Folio Preparation
Week 18 - Moderation and Assessment

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

To be advised during the semester

Overview of Assessment

Folio presentation marked by a panel, with written response.

Assessment Tasks

A folio of work based on the outcomes of  the project with back-up images and the working process in a Visual Diary, 

Assessment Matrix

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