Art Terms Workbook: Choose 3 terms to from the following list define
Read the first four pages of the Rosalind Krauss text: Photography’s Discursive Spaces: Landscape/View.
We will discuss this text in the next class. Available via the readings tab (password is Read).
Creative Writing Exercise
Choose a photograph from the lecture (See images under ‘Civil War Photographs’
Write the letter that would have accompanied the photograph you have chosen.
The letter can be from the sitter, receiver, or another character from within the social circle of the photograph. The letter can be a private diary entry, or a public letter in a newspaper.
Be as creative as possible. But try and be historically accurate. State who the text is by, and include the image.
200 – 300 words
Due 22nd Feb: please submit via Blackboard.
Please read Susan Sontag’s ‘In Plato’s Cave’ from On Photography
Compose one question about this text Due February 14th
Post your question to Open Lab:
The 1st paper will be written as a response to Sontag’s text.
Read “Fox Talbot’s Pencil of Nature” before the next class.
Digital copies available under “Readings.” The password is Read.