Photomedia and Artistic Practice

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Photomedia and Artistic Practice

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Photography, Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit aims to provide you with an understanding of the aesthetic aspects of various concepts and processes that have been part of the history of photography and are still in use in contemporary photomedia. The unit also aims to give you proficiency in alternative and experimental uses of photographic processes, establishing an understanding of investigative and creative research. By including a range of photographic processes as part of the photographic artist's repertoire, this unit aims to give you a broad range of choices and approaches to creating images. The unit encourages you to engage with photography as a medium for visual and artistic expression in order to extend your own photographic practice.
    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Apply technical skills appropriate to artistic photo-imaging;
    2. Employ critical reasoning to current and historical concepts in art and photography;
    3. Solve conceptual problems in photomedia creatively;
    4. Employ artistic inquiry in photomedia through a self-generated body of work.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.