History of Photography 1

4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 30,0 T + 10,0 OT

- Miguel Duarte Antunes da Silva Jorge

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The students should be able to acquire cultural, political and historical references that will allow them to watch and interpret photos; watch, interpret and identify photographers; understand and reflect about the most important events in the history of photography.

1. Is there such a thing as a prehistory of photography 2. The 19th century 3. The Portuguese photography within History 4. And now, which photography?

Evaluation Methodology
Two written tests (40% of the final mark)and research works (60%).
A minimum mark of 10/20 in both assessment components is required to pass.

- Helmut, G. (1982). The Origins of Photography. Nova Iorque: Abbeville Press.
- Rosemblum, N. (1998). A World History of Photography. Nova Iorque: Editions Abbeville
- Soudo, J. Fotografias Efémeras. Tomar: Instituto Politécnico de Tomar [tese de mestrado]
- Szarkowski, J. (1998). The Photographer's Eye. Nova Iorque: The Museum of Modern Art

Method of interaction
Lectures supported by case study analysis and multimedia presentations

Software used in class