CLASS Reading Discussion info
CRITIQUE SHEET (for all crits)
Assignment #1 – What is a photograph?
Working from the supplied frame of reference – The Painter’s Studio by Gustave Courbet, 1855 – students will do individual and group research, photographic image making, post content to course website/blog, and produce prints for critique.
Lillian O’Brian Davies, “Witch Weather” (Davies, Peripheral Review, 2020) — Reading
High-res image for reference
The Painter’s Studio by Gustave Courbet, 1855
Suggested character/animals/object selection choices (if you see something else you want to be let me know!)
Assignment #2 – Environmental Portraiture
Photo-based work as site-specific or site-responsive project at the University of Guelph Conservatory/Greenhouse. This project will be developed through site visits, research, and practice-based engagement. Students will select photographic materials, processes, and technologies to engage based on their individual interests and explore making work in relation to a specific site/location.
Assignment #3 – Hybrid-Expanded Forms of Photography
Visual production that explores a diversity of artistic practices working with photography. Experimental in nature and emphasizing an expanded field of photography by incorporating other visual art processes and practices such as assemblage, ceramics, drawing, installation, painting, sculpture, textiles, video/film, etc. This project will develop from the materiality, processes, and conceptual nature of image making in relation to the photographic.