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HBDA 5120 - Photography Advanced : Establish a vision

Type d'enseignement : Workshop

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English


1) To be introduced to the fundamentals ( manual mode / Artificial and natural lightings / gestures and poses / Lenses / Composition / Depth of Field and other technical considerations....) 2) Cultural Background in contemporary photography

Course Description

The aim is to develop a photographic series that turns out to be a singular approach to societal, political and human issues. Photography as the eye becoming a political act. We will work both artistic intent and production to achieve a qualitative work worthy of an exhibition. The student —collaboration is authorized— will realize around his series, a press file gathering: intents, references, artistic influences, mood-board and a simulation of the hanging of artwork. The workshop will focus on emphasizing the strength of the point of view. Any subject can be worthy of interest, depending on the way to approach it.


LAHANA, Marikel (Photographe)

Pedagogical format

Workshop / Photographic series / Slides & Discussions / Oral Présentation / Press kit


This course requires a great personal involvement, sincere and authentic (weekly presentation about the project). As well as research in the artistic field to further explore his own questions .

Required reading

  • The Photobook: A History Volume I
  • The Photobook: A History Volume II
  • The Photobook: A History Volume III