Prof. Anne Whiston Spirn
11.309J / 4.215J
This course explores photography as a disciplined way of seeing, of investigating landscapes and expressing ideas. Readings, observations, and photographs form the basis of discussions on landscape, light, significant detail, place, poetics, narrative, and how photography can inform design and planning, among other issues.
The class Web site can be found here: Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry.
MacLean, Alex, and Anne Spirn. 11.309J Sensing Place: Photography as Inquiry, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/urban-studies-and-planning/11-309j-sensing-place-photography-as-inquiry-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA