Image Theory 1

Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho nº 10072/2012 - 25/07/2012

4 ECTS; 2º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 PL + 5,0 OT

Lecturer
- Nuno Miguel de Sousa Vieira

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

Objectives
The students should acquire reflection and analysis skills concerning images and their use. They should also be able to criticise their own work based on case study analysis.

Program
Accumulated codes and a reflection on the era of reproducible image
The Symbol, the Sign, the Icon.
The photographic image regarded from a modern point of view.
Image as imitation, mediation or vestige of reality.
Photography and Modernity.
Photography as a panoptic instrument.
Image in the post-historical threshold.
Narrative image: edition.
Realit and Fiction.
Image, Time and Memory.

Evaluation Methodology
One mid-term test and/or final exam.

Bibliography
- Hall, E. (1986). A Dimensão Oculta. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Relógio d’Água
- Bouleau, C. (1966). Tramas – La Geometría Secreta de Los Pintores. (Vol. 1). Madrid: AKAL
- Barthes, R. (1980). A Câmara Clara. Lisboa: Edições 70
- Arnheim, R. (1990). O Poder do Centro – Um Estudo da Composição nas Artes Visuais. (Vol. 1). Lisboa: Edições 70

Method of interaction
Lectures.

Software used in class
Powerpoint