Photography School Options: Semester 1

The BA Photography School Options for 2022 are described below. These are the options for the second and third year students.

Please read them carefully and add these through enrolment online.

Fine Art Course Options
You can also consider Fine Art Workshop classes or ART: History+Theory+Cultures classes as School Options. These are managed by Fine Art.
Semester 1
Workshops: will be preferenced via an online form. If you are enrolled in the course you will receive an email.
ART:History+Theory+Cultures: in Sem 1 these courses will not be preferenced you can refer to AHTC page to find out about course topic.

For School of Art electives available in semester 1 please refer to the portal page with more information.

IMPORTANT – You must not repeat school options. Although we would like to offer all of the courses below, courses are subject to viability and may not run if numbers are too low.

Cecilia Baker 'Cyanotypes'

VART1704 Alternative Photographic Processes

  • Isabella Capezio (course coordinator)
  • Isabella Capezio & Chris Bowes (Teachers)
  • Friday 9:30am-12:30pm and 1:30pm-4:30pm
  • 006.05.001

This course introduces you to the beginnings of Photography to the present day. You will examine the early photographers exploring the chemical and physical phenomena that define the medium of photography. You will also explore the techniques, processes, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of photography. The studio will be presented through a variety of activities including workshops, darkroom, experimentation, lectures, critical analysis, discussion, practice, presentation and reflection. 

Please find link to the course guide.

VART3510 Internship

  • Jerry Galea (course coordinator)
  • Jerry Galea (Teacher)
  • Monday 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Online (and via work placement)

In this course, you will participate in an internship or artist in residence program in an arts, photographic or cultural organisation, company, festival, commercial industry, gallery, museum or studio, through dual negotiation with the industry and School. You will be expected to work as directed by the host organisation, to address and solve real-world issues in an arts industry workplace environment. 
This is a Work Integrated Learning course designed to facilitate a practical working relationship between you and selected arts and cultural organizations. 

More information about RMIT’s Work Integrated Learning can be found here: 

Please find link to the course guide.

VART3481 The Photographic Fine Print

  • Associate Professor Shane Hulbert (course coordinator)
  • Monday 9:30am-12:30pm
  • 006.05.001

In this course you will explore the digital fine print, its tradition and practice in the age of digital reproduction. Sophisticated digital imaging techniques are investigated to expand upon the tradition of the print. You will explore photographic and/or printmaking histories in ways that inform a contemporary digital print imaging practice and employ advanced digital skills to make prints of the finest quality. 

Please find link to the course guide.