CRN

94437

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 101

Title

Introduction to Photography

Professor

Stephen Shore

Schedule

Mon 9:30 am - 12:30 pm WDS

An introduction to both the techniques and the aesthetics of black-and-white photography as a means of self-expression. Systematic instruction in darkroom techniques and weekly criticism of individual work provide the student with a solid basic understanding of the use of the camera as an expressive tool. The student must obtain within the first week of classes a camera (35mm or 2 1/4) with fully adjustable f/stops and shutter speeds and a handheld reflected light exposure meter. No previous photography experience is required. Admission is by portfolio (portfolio photographs do not have to have been printed by the student). Students intending to submit a portfolio for this class MUST attend the photography caucus on Monday, August 21st.

CRN

94439

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 103 A

Title

Basic Photography I

Professor

Jennifer Gage

Schedule

Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm WDS

This course covers the same material as Photography 101 but is intended for beginning students who have had some previous photography experience. Admission is by portfolio. Students intending to submit a portfolio for this class MUST attend the photography caucus on Monday, August 21st.

CRN

94438

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 103 B

Title

Basic Photography I

Professor

Stephen Shore

Schedule

Th 9:30 am - 12:30 pm WDS

See description above. Students intending to submit a portfolio for this class MUST attend the photography caucus on Monday, August 21st.

CRN

94441

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 201 A

Title

The View Camera

Professor

Vicente Muniz

Schedule

Tu 9:30 am - 12:30 pm WDS

View cameras were the first cameras and were the primary photographic tool for the first half of photography's history. They offer unexcelled clarity, tonality, and image control. The operation of the view camera and advanced darkroom techniques are demonstrated in this course. The class explores the expressive potential of the conscious use of the camera's precise control of the image. Students are supplied with 4" x 5" camera outfits.

Prerequisite: Photography 105 or 106. Admission is by portfolio.

CRN

94443

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 201 B

Title

The View Camera

Professor

An-My Lê

Schedule

Fr 9:30 am - 12:30 pm WDS

See description above.

CRN

94444

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 203

Title

Color Photography

Professor

Barbara Ess

Schedule

Tu 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm WDS

An introduction to the problem of rethinking photographic picture-making through the medium of color photography. Transparencies, color negatives, and type C prints are the technical areas explored. Interested students should bear in mind the higher costs of color materials. Admission is by portfolio.

CRN

94445

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 216

Title

Art and the Uses of Photography

Professor

Barbara Ess

Schedule

Wed 9:00 am - 12:00 pm WDS

Open to 200+ level students with backgrounds in studio arts. Students in other art fields, philosophy, anthropology, etc. are welcome to apply. The course will focus on the use of photography as a material or tool in artmaking. The emphasis will be on students developing ideas and using simple and direct photographic means to express them. Students will make a body of work with snapshots, slides, laser xerox, polaroids, photocollage and other basic photographic forms. There will be slide presentations and discussion on the use of photography in the work of artists such as Andy Warhol, Vija Celmins, Gerhard Richter, Kiki Smith, Anselm Kiefer, Sigmar Polke, Hannah Hoch, Ed Ruscha, David Wojnarowicz, Susan Hiller and many others. There will be visits to New York City galleries and museums to look at and consider the prevalence of photographic based work in contemporary art practice. The course does not involve darkroom instruction and facilities will only be available on a limited basis to students who have prior experience.

Admission by interview and portfolio review. Interviews 9:00 - 10:30 on Registration Day in Prof. Ess's office, Woods Studio #210.

CRN

94442

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 301

Title

Advanced Photography

Professor

Vicente Muniz

Schedule

Mon 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm WDS

To prepare the student for ongoing independent work, this course emphasizes the exploration of visual problems. At the heart of this exploration is asking good questions of oneself and one's work, seeing how other photographers and artists in other media have dealt with such questions, and "answering" the questions for oneself through individual projects.

Prerequisite: Photography 201 and 203.

CRN

94446

Distribution

F

Course No.

PHOT 305

Title

Digital Imaging

Professor

John Pilson

Schedule

Fr 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm HENDERSON 106

This is an introductory class in the use of Adobe Photoshop for image processing. The first third of the semester will be spent studying techniques for color management, scanning, image processing, and outputting. For the last two thirds of the semester students will pursue individual projects, which will be critiqued in class. This class is open to both photography students and others, but admission is by permission of the instructor. Lab is required.

CRN

94466

Distribution

A

Course No.

PHOT 315

Title

The Employment of Photography

Professor

Luc Sante

Schedule

Wed 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm OLIN 301

This course will address the many purposes to which photography is and has been put, outside the realm of art. We will consider the studio portrait, the postmortem portrait, journalistic photography, scientific photography, forensic photography, "spirit" and kirlean photography, erotic photography, advertising photography, fumetti, and the many manifestations of the snapshot. We will study methods of production and reproduction - the carte de visite, the postcard, the photomat, the Polaroid - in their social and historical context. And we will discuss, among other things, how photographs change their meaning over time, how the human desire for narrative, and how they insinuate themselves into the unconscious. This course might appeal not just to photography majors, but also to students of history and of popular culture.

CRN

94447

   

Course No.

PHOT SEM

Title

Senior Seminar

Schedule

Th 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm WDS

The senior seminar is a requirement of all seniors majoring in photography. The seminar meets on a bi-weekly basis and carries no credit.