Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Visual Arts Summer VISA-3130: History Of Photography

  Posted on: May 4, 2020

VISA 3130  History of Photography  June 22 – August 7

“Photography is a foreign language everyone thinks he speaks.” (Philip-Lorca di Corcia)

We live in the age of photographic images. We take photos, share them, consume them, are influenced and aestheticized by them, more than ever before. Come discover the language of this 180 year-old technology, exploring the sometimes heated debates around cultural, ethical, aesthetic, and technical aspects of the use and value of photography. An image is not worth a thousand words because images and words are fundamentally different. Let’s learn to speak photo.


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