NYU Steinhardt

Photography and the Visual Archive

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1517
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: This course examines the role & history of photography within the historical landscape of media & communication. Special emphasis is placed on the accumulative meaning of visual archives, tracing how images relation & establish cultural territories across a variety of texts & media. The course investigates & contrasts the mimetic visual strategies within western & nonwestern traditions, looking at historical & contemporary images in a variety of forms.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1517