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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Art, Media and Technology
Department: Photography
Course Number: PUPH 2013
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Topics:
  • Photography
  • Art History, Theory & Criticism
  • Visual Culture
Description:
This course is an introduction to the relevant critical frameworks within contemporary photography as reflected in the program’s five pathways: contemporary art, creative industry, fashion culture, imaging technology and social engagement. Structured to increase students’ knowledge and confidence in relating to contemporary concepts of photography, students are encouraged to develop their independent photographic practices through readings, presentations and visual and writing assignments. The central aim of this course is to develop students’ skills in presenting and writing about their own practices as part of a constantly evolving definition of photography.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Bachelors degree in Photography majors and Photography minors only. Pre-requisite(s): PLHT 1000 Objects as History and PUFY 1000 Integrative Studio 1, and PUFY 1010 Integrative Seminar 1 or equivalents.
Restrictions:

Major

Open to Integrated Design Curriculum students.

Open to Photography students.