Conceptual Photography

ART X 440.96
For students who wish to focus on personal projects, this course explores the history of fine art photography, Dada, photography's influence on performance art, Fluxus, chance operations, structuralism, and conceptualism.
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What you will learn.

  • Complete creative projects based on the styles and techniques discussed in class that also reflect your own creative style
  • Learn about the history of conceptual art photography and major practitioners of the medium
  • Develop your own creative projects, artistic practice, with the ability to articulate artistic intention
  • Develop techniques and methods to make conceptually strong/ cohesive projects
  • Discuss and critique the work of peers

About this course:

Designed for photography students who wish to focus on personal projects, this course includes lectures on the history of fine art photography on such topics as dada; photography's influence on performance art and ethereal works; Fluxus; the idea of chance operations; structuralism; and conceptualism. Class includes demonstrations and discussions of techniques and various capture methods, discussion of student goals, and critique of works in progress. Students complete a number of creative projects based on the styles and techniques discussed in class that also reflect their own creative style. Final projects should serve as strong portfolio pieces.

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