Photomedia: Constructing with Light

Course code AART2410Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Enables students to develop technical and creative skills in the production of photographic works, combined with new technologies. The student will develop a greater understanding of the hybrid nature of combined technologies. Individual time commitment will determine depth of involvement.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. To complete projects based on creative control of both camera and computing media;

2. To expand contemporary photographic theory;

3. To develop the potential of digital and silver photography as a creative medium;

4. To develop further visual research material;

5. To further develop critical evaluation skills;

6. To define professional outcomes.
ContentTopics may include:

A further review and advancement of the knowledge of equipment and its uses in creative digital and silver based imagery;

An examination of the aesthetics of artwork as pertaining to photomedia;

The production of digital artworks through computer printers;

An introduction to the principles and theories of colour vision and colour reproduction;

Ethics and practice;

Project development;

Health and safety.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeSuccessful completion of AART2400 or equivalent
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Other: (please specify)Students are expected to attend at least 80% of classes
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term