Faculty of Arts


ARTHIST 246

Global History of Photography


Description

Overview of photography’s global history, beginning with proto-photographic forms and ending with a consideration of digital technology and social media. Art photography is examined alongside journalistic, scientific and ethnographic paradigms of photographic practice. Conceptual issues such as socio-cultural power relationships and diverse representations of time lie at the heart of this course.

Availability 2020

Not offered in 2020; planned for 2021

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Sophia Powers

Assessment

1 Visual Test (1 hour duration) 20%

I essay 2000 words 30%

Exam 50% 2 hours

Points

ARTHIST 246: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

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

Restrictions

ARTHIST 346


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