|1||Course philosophy, introduction to facilities, term assignment, introductory slide lecture|
|2||Introduction to 35mm camera (bring your camera if available), darkroom orientation: film development, contact printing|
Site visit: Aude Oliva presentation, discuss Sacks reading
First class review
|4||Darkroom workshop: printing, drying; production time / individual reviews|
Student presentations, film: La Jetée / Chris Marker
Discussion of Mitchell and Elkins text, introduction to digital cameras
|7||Introduction to digital imaging|
|8||Darkroom workshop: large format printing / experimental techniques|
Pinhole camera presentation (James Smith)
|10||Site visit: Pawan Sinha presentation, metal and wood workshop tour, experimental photographic techniques, discuss Hirsch reading|
Student presentations, André Valente presentation
|12||Adobe Photoshop workshop I, introduction to medium format cameras|
|14||Student presentations, view camera workshop, darkroom workshop: retouching and mounting, large format camera workshop with Charles Fendrock, MIT alum|
Student presentations, site visit: Sebastian Seung, presentation
Guest critic: Donna Nield
|17||Presentation of exhibition proposal with BCS|
|18||Student presentations, Adobe Photoshop workshop II, List Visual Arts Center exhibition visit|
|19||Student presentations, Anne Cahill (Nikon) digital camera and flash workshop|
|20||Tour of local art scene with Bill Arning|
|21||Student presentations, workshop: exhibition installation|
|23||Museum of Fine Arts visit|
Last class review before finals
|25-26||Production day / individual reviews|
Guest critic: Terence Gower
|28||Clean up and film|
Class review: projects in progress are continuously presented and discussed in class context.
Student presentation: all students are required to give a 10-15 minute presentation on one artist/photographer.
Production time: each student works independently on their term project in the darkroom or computer lab; field work is possible (bring material).
Final review: project must be completed and installed in exhibition. Submit CD documenting and describing the project.