Photo Concepts: Social Justice

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Photo Concepts: Social Justice

Spring 2020

Taught By: Vincent Cianni

Section: A

CRN: 6885

Credits: 3

In this course, one among a suite that consider important concepts in the field of contemporary photography, we will explore the history and contemporary use of the social justice as a subject in lens-based media. We will consider the environment in relation to contemporary cultural frameworks such as photojournalism, documentary and experimental documentary practices. Students will experiment with hybrid photographic strategies incorporating video, sculpture, and writing. At the end of this course, students will have the ability to apply knowledge of various theoretical and contextual frameworks of social justice work in their consideration of contemporary practices. Open to: University undergraduate degree students, sophomores only.

Pre-requisite(s): PUFY 1030 Drawing/Imaging and PUFY 1040 Time (or equivalents) OR PSAM 1050 Photo Practices.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:42am 9/16/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 3:50pm - 6:30pm



Date Range: 1/23/2020 - 5/7/2020