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May 21, 2016 by emauro
FA 6511 : Photography: Abstraction versus Representation
Sat, 21 May 2016 08:41:51 GMT
Sun, 27 Mar 2016 17:10:12 GMT
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Fine Arts (FA)
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Art/Fine Arts (FA)
Long Course Title
Photography: Abstraction versus Representation
Short Course Title
Photo: Abstract vs. Represent
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Explanation and Description of Fees
Lab fees cover shared materials and consumables used by the course as well as independent access to software.
These vary by studio area but include costs such as model fees, lumber and ground materials for certain projects, computer software access for all students, printer ink, and darkroom chemicals.
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Photography beyond an objective conveyer of visual information; abstract and representational photography from a theoretical perspective; practical approaches to photography within aesthetic traditions of historical and contemporary abstract and representational art. Chemical and digital photographic processes. Materials fee.
1. Produce the assigned number of high technical quality prints that demonstrate an understanding of the assignments, and successfully display a unique perspective within the parameters of each project. 2. Compare and contrast high technical quality versus low technical quality prints, evaluate the aesthetic and compositional quality of individual and small groups of prints, and be able to verbally communicate the visual and conceptual strengths and weaknesses of one’s own and other students’ work during group and individual critiques in a critical, objective, and constructive way. 3. Creatively complete a final portfolio of technically proficient prints that meet a high level of aesthetic and conceptual quality. The final portfolio must demonstrate the student’s understanding of the contemporary context within which his/her portfolio exists and the historical traditions of photographic practice that inform his/her practice.
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