ARTS7014 - Photographic Narrative

Title:Photographic Narrative
Long Title:Photographic Narrative
Module Code:ARTS7014
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Visual Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: TRISH BRENNAN
Module Author: ALBERT WALSH
Module Description: This module addresses the concepts, practices and resources utilised in fine art photography with particular reference to narrative. It develops your knowledge of photographic technique and explores issues of visual storytelling, sequential presentation and display.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Utilise photography as a means of visual investigation and creative expression
LO2 Apply a narrative approach in the creation of a photographic series
LO3 Control photography process and output in a range of formats
LO4 Position their own photographic work within a broader historic and contemporary fine art context
Pre-requisite learning
Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
Co-requisites
No Co Requisites listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Establishing a topic
Identify topic, research methods, investigative approaches
Exploring context
Identifying and researching subjects and practitioners appropriate to individual photographic concerns
Narrative structures in photography
Exploring linear/non-linear narratives & the photographer as author
Image Processing
Image processing – optimisation, manipulation and printing using appropriate process and controlling print process
Outputting a series
Exploring formats - multiple prints, book, projection. Consideration of scale, format and layout.
Critical awareness
Analysis, evaluation and discussion of own and peers work.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Exhibition Evaluation Selection, evaluation and display by portfolio and/or exhibition. 1,2,3,4 100.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Workshop 4.0 Every Week 4.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent Learning 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 4.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Workshop 2.5 Every Week 2.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Independent Learning 4.5 Every Week 4.50
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.50
 

Module Resources

Supplementary Book Resources
  • David Campany (Editor) 2012, Art and Photography, Phaidon Press [ISBN: 9780714863924]
  • Wells, L. 2004, Photography: A Critical Introduction, Routledge [ISBN: 041530704]
  • Ashley la Grange 2005, Basic critical theory for photographers, Elsevier/Focal Press Oxford [ISBN: 0240516524]
  • Clarke, G. 1997, The Photograph, OUP [ISBN: 0192842005]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_AACER_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles) 4 Elective
CR_AFAFA_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Fine Art 4 Elective
CR_HPHNM_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Photography with New Media 4 Mandatory
CR_AACER_7 Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles) 4 Elective