Workshops: Photomedia B University of Tsukuba
We will learn about the history of photomedia (1900–today) through practical tasks, such as Polaroid, film photography, digital media.
You will acquire knowledge of camera-based photomedia. Responding to a specific location, you will produce a series of images relating to society and time. The aim of the class is to 'slow down' and encourage critical thinking about photographic image production.
Generic competences: Ability to use knowledge, Communication ability, International character / Specific competences: Creativity, Comprehension, Problem Solving
There are no pre-requisites but taking the Photomedia A class first will be helpful.
Evaluation methods: 1. Detailed notebook (50%) that records experiments/activities done in class 2. Educational visual artefact (50%) for one process demonstrated. Evaluation criteria: The following are based on the quality, skill, creativity and timeliness of submissions. A+ grade will exceed basic expectations of the learning outcomes. A grade will be higher than basic expectations of the learning outcomes. B grade will meet basic expectation of the learning outcomes. C grade will be lower than the basic expectations of the learning outcomes.
This class will be carried out both in class and online. Teams will be used during and outside class time to support activities.Please bring an apron (or wear old clothes) and vinyl gloves because this class will use photographic chemicals. Basic materials will be provided for classes but please use responsibly. In addition to the designated room, students of this class will also use faculty darkrooms. Attendance is also taken visually (e.g. photographs).
Online Course Requirement
Working in the photo studio and darkroom can be dangerous. Please respect these environments and follow instructions.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university