Aug 15, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

PHOT 330 Critical Issues in Photography

College of Art, Media & Design

3 credits 67.5 hours
400 level undergraduate course

An in-depth examination of the photographic medium with a focus on the origins of contemporary image-making, this course emphasizes seeing, reading, writing and discussion in addressing photographic trends in a critical context. Dialogue is at the core of this course, supplemented by field trips to galleries and museums, and lectures from visiting artists. Themes addressed through lectures and readings include landscape, portraiture, still life, the body, the cinematic, and the vernacular. Projects contextualize student work within the greater scope of contemporary art through critical writing and a curated exhibition proposal.

Prerequisites PHOT*320 or SOAC*300

Priority enrollment to Photography majors; Photography and Studio Photography minors. Interdisciplinary Fine Arts majors with Photo concentration are also granted priority enrollment.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course is equated with the following courses: MAPH*341, PF*415A, PF*415A, MAPH*441