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2022-2023 University Catalog 
2022-2023 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

PHOT 330 Critical Issues in Photography

3 credits 45 hours
300 level undergraduate course

An in-depth examination of the photographic medium with a focus on the origins of contemporary image-making, this course emphasizes seeing, reading, writing and discussion in addressing photographic trends in a critical context. Dialogue is at the core of this course, supplemented by field trips to galleries and museums, and lectures from visiting artists. Themes addressed through lectures and readings include landscape, portraiture, still life, the body, the cinematic, and the vernacular. Projects contextualize student work within the greater scope of contemporary art through critical writing and a curated exhibition proposal.

Prerequisites WRIT*102 or WRIT*102H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or general elective requirement.

This course is equated with the following courses: MAPH*341, PF*415A, PF*415A, MAPH*441