History of photography 2

Photography
4 ECTS; 1º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 10,0 OT

Lecturer
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura

Prerequisites
Not applicable.

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The students should be able to acquire cultural, political and historical references that will allow them to watch and interpret photos; watch, interpret and identify photographers; understand and reflect about the most important events in the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

Program
1. Is there such a thing as a prehistory of photography 2. The 19th and 20th 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.

Bibliography
- Sena, A. (1998). História da imagem fotográfica em Portugal, 1839-1997. .: Porto Editora
- Gilardi, A. (2000). Storia sociale della fotografia. .: Ed. Bruno Mondadori
- Rosemblum, N. (1998). Une histoire mondiale de la photographie. .: Editions Abbeville
- Szarkowski, J. (2007). The Photographer's Eye. New York: The Museum of Modern Art

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

Software used in class