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MPS 406

Contemporary Photo and Visual Culture

This course focuses on selected 20th and 21st century ideas that have influenced the production, dissemination and interpretation of photography's multiple roles in society. The course engages in a critical examination of theories of image making from historical and contemporary perspectives and considers photography in relation to other media including film, video, painting, sculpture, and the digital world. Topics and readings include aesthetics, photography in popular culture, vernacular forms, and the photographic archive.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1


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