Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Photography - HKU SPACE

06/09/2017 - 19:00 - 31/08/2018 - 22:00
Admiralty, Hong Kong
Admiralty, Hong Kong

【Postgraduate Diploma in Contemporary Photography】(Application Deadline: 26 Jul 2017)

This programme aims to enable students to make an in-depth pursuit in both academic studies (criticism and theory) and practices (applied skills) in contemporary photography. The overall background and knowledge of contemporary issues in photography will be discussed. Students are expected to deal with historical perspectives, criticism and theory in photography and to explore contemporary lens-based image-making through a curriculum in the culture, history, theory and practice of photography. Students will be trained to reflect their learning through essays and photographic project work.

On completion of the programme, students should be able to
- apply their knowledge and skills in contemporary photographic criticism and practice;
- critically review and evaluate items of photographic artwork; and
- develop their own creative style and genres of photography.

Programme Highlight
Students would
- acquire the knowledge and skills in photographic criticism and practice
- develop their own photography portfolios
- attend field trip to photography exhibition in nearby region
- gain the experience of organizing Graduation Exhibition of their photographic works

Programme Structure
- History and Criticism of Photography
- Contemporary Issues in Photography
- Paradigm of Photography
- Graduate Project

Teaching Staff
- Mr Fung Hon Kee Joseph, Master of Fine Arts(Photo), The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois, US
- Mr Chun Wai, Dip. National Supérieur d’Expression Plastique, Ville de Mulhouse, France
- Ms Lam Wai Kit, Master of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
- Ms Wong Wo Bik, Master of Fine Arts in Photography (minor in filmmaking), Tyler School of Art, Temple University, US