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Tufts Credit:
       1.0 course credits is equal to 4 semester hours at other institutions
       0.5 course credits is equal to 2 semester hours at other institutions
Course Numbers:
        0001 - 0099: strictly undergraduate
        0100 - 0199: undergraduate or graduate
        0200 & Up: strictly graduate

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Title:   Contemporary Photography: 1960 to Present      

Course Number:      PHT 002901
Campus: Boston-Fenway   
Room: TBA

Course Description:

This course will teach students how to use photography as a creative tool to engage complex ideas and subject matter. Students will learn how to develop their ideas into long term photographic projects through understanding historical models of image making. Topics discussed in this course will include: image and text relationships, image content, image context, sequencing and editing images. Class time will be divided between lectures, demonstrations, and discussions.
Focus: This class is for students who have some basic knowledge about photography and are interested in developing their critical skills as well as their technical skills. This class will focus on trends in photography from 1960 to the present; students will be asked to make images in response to the artists and ideas presented in class. Class will culminate with each student presenting one long term project which will be completed over several weeks.
-Please see http://www.smfa.edu/continuing-education for a supply list for this course

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Instructor: Vincent Martin

Offered in: Other session
Class Dates: Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 to Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017
Day(s): MW           Times: 1:00-5:15 PM
Credit Value: 0.5          Call Number:  n/a

Audit Enroll Option: Yes                           
Status: Open


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