2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IPHOT 3745 Photography & Identities

This course explores contemporary discourses of identity as manifested in photographic practices underscoring the global ramifications of those discourses. It will shed light on the complexities of current identity politics and examine the role of cultural specificities against the backdrop of a globalizing world. Students will critically engage with the works of relevant artists giving special attention to photo-based practices. The course will be comprised of readings, written responses, photographic exercises, critiques and a final portfolio of student work.