Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 206

South Asian Photography


Description

Examines the development and reception of photography from the nineteenth to the twenty-first centuries across South Asia, focusing on how photographic practices evolved in response to sociopolitical factors such as class, gender and colonisation.

The course will cover topics such as studio portraits, painted images and fine-art prints looking at work by artists such as Dayanita Singh and Raghu Rai.

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Availability 2020

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Sophia Powers

Points

ARTHIST 206: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Art History and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ARTHIST 313


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