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ARTS 132 (CA) Introduction to Experimental Photography (1)

This course introduces experimental photographic practices. Pinhole photography will feature prominently as the technology of choice in the class. In any given semester one or more of the following photographic practices may also be explored: cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Photogram and digital scanner-bed. Assignments will focus on the fundamentals of photography: use of light, composition and the development of necessary technical skills. Additionally, students will earn to develop content-driven photographic series focusing on the relationship between form and content, subject matter and meaning. To inform students studio practice, this course will introduce historical and contemporary photographic practices through readings and slide lectures.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Creating in the Arts
  • Prerequisite: Open to freshmen and sophomores only
  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Opie