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80047 Design Studio: The Photographic Studio

12cp; 1hpw (interactive lecture), 2hpw (tutorial), 3hpw (workshop)
Requisite(s): 80065 Design Studio: Photographic Foundations
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Core
Undergraduate

Description

This subject develops students' knowledge of contemporary photographic practice and its related histories and theories. It introduces innovative ideas and approaches in a studio-based context. Students develop conceptual and technical skills to expand and cultivate their knowledge while undertaking experimental approaches to image making and image making technologies.

Students are introduced to key concepts specific to contemporary photographic portraiture. These are explored through various approaches that include documentary, staged and performative photography as well as analogue and digital technologies.

This subject encourages students to expand their understanding of what constitutes a photographic studio practice while developing a range of practical skills and an ability to engage actively with research. Students develop these skills while working practically on individual and group tasks that address a number of foundational approaches to making portraits in the lighting studio and in the street.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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Fee information

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Access conditions

Note: The requisite information presented in this subject description covers only academic requisites. Full details of all enforced rules, covering both academic and admission requisites, are available at access conditions and My Student Admin.