AD7803: Photography 2: Interrogating Practice


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AD7803: Photography 2: Interrogating Practice

Module Title Photography 2: Interrogating Practice
Module Code AD7803
Module Tutor Tony Clancy
School School of Art and Design
CAT Points 30
Level of Study 7
Brief Description

This module will require students to explore alternative and diverse avenues of expression and develop new skills whilst continuing to develop a cohesive body of work.

It will include the use of alternative forms of presenting work for public dissemination.

Indicative Syllabus

Students will be asked to challenge themselves to reconfigure their practical outcomes so far and to further explore and interrogate the form and content of their output/work.

Students will continue to develop own practice and themes alongside exploration of new materials and mediums.

Students will be asked to explore other mediums/formats and presentations of ideas as a means of extending potential and exploring new avenues.

Tutorial support will be provided to help students.

Students should make use of existing skills based workshops to extend their technical and aesthetical grasp of visual ideas and communication.

The module will conclude with students using temporary and alternative mediums and spaces to display and publicise their own work to date.

There will be a series of in-progress group discussions, critiques with peers.

Learning Outcomes

A student passing this module should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate originality in their creative practice and communication using a range of media.
  2. Understand and engage with technical and aesthetical presentation and meanings within chosen media.
  3. Act autonomously in planning a body of work and demonstrate ability to systematically resolve technical and creative issues to successfully communicate with specialist and non specialist audience.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate their own work and those of others in relationship to contemporary practice across different media.
  5. Contribute to peer critique and engage with dialogues across a range of practices.
Learning and Teaching Activities Scheduled Contact Hours: 60
Independent Learning Hours: 240
Assessment (For further details see the Module Guide) 001: 100% Coursework: Individual, portfolio: 7000 word equivalent
Special Assessment Requirements
Indicative Resources The current reading list can be found in the Module Guide, which your lecturer should make available via Moodle.

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