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4. Demonstrated ability to work in a collective, deliver and delegate responsibilities towards a common goal. Course Description : In this course, “Photography as a tool for social change” students will probe and analyze how photography can shake society from indifference to induce social action. The importance of developing a photographic vision will be studied and critiqued in the following categories : Observation : (reportage) locating the subject matter, creating a workable psychological, physical distance, Contact : establishing a presence, making contact with the subject, taking creative control, Engagement : creating a dialogue or collaboration with the subject, including them in the work, Direct intervention of the photographer, Appropriation and aesthetics in contemporary photography bringing awareness to or changing public opinion. Each course will culminate in a weekly shooting objective, directly related to the days session. Throughout the course students will engage with contemporary social issues (i.e. homelessness, adolescence, urbanization/gentriﬁcation of Paris, sex industry, wealth gap, etc…), learn to “read” a photograph, to analyze subjects through aesthetic photographic practices. A collective project in the form of a book will be one of the key objectives of this course. Speciﬁc readings will be assigned. Required reading : Doing Documentary Work, Robert Coles (1997) ; Regarding the Pain of Others, Susan Sontag (2003) ; Photography and Society, Gisèle Freund (1974) ; How the Other Half Lives, Jacob Riis (1890) ; Photographs of Agony, John Berger (article).
Pedagogical Method : Group work, workshop, presentations and debate. Course Description : This workshop aims at introducing the students to the art of the portray in photography. Based on the analysis and the understanding of the masters of this art (Richard Avedon, Dorothea Lange, Nan Goldin, Raymond Depardon…), the workshop will propose a ground based approach and will lead the students to address the notion of identity throughout this medium. This class invites the students to take a moment to look at their surroundings and take the time to observe and build their own view on the urban landscape. The main project of the course is a journey of a team of students in the city of Le Havre. This will lead to a storytelling of how the city is perceived by those students : who are we in this city ? Along the 12 sessions of 2 hours each, both theoretical and technical aspects of the photography will be studied so as to always link the frame and the content. Required reading : Michael Wolf : - series "Tokyo compression" and "transparent city".
PLURALITÄT, TOLERANZ UND MIGRATION ALS IDENTITÄTSSTIFTENDE MOMENTE EUROPAS
Semester : Wintersemester und Sommersemester
Zahl der Stunden : 24 Unterrichtssprache : Deutsch
Lehrkräfte : Judith WISSER (Entrepreneur). Vorkenntnisse : Keine. Unterrichtsmodalitäten : Seminar Scheinerwerb : Kurzreferate, Mitarbeit, Essay. Arbeitsvolumen : Vorbereitende Lektüre. Pädagogische Methode : individuelle und gemeinsame Textlektüre und Textanalyse. Veranstaltungsbeschreibung : Während sich nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg ein politischer Konsens herausbildete, den Frieden in Europa durch wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit zu sichern und ein gemeinsames Europa zu schaffen, sind die 419
PHOTOGRAPHY : PORTRAYING LE HAVRE
Semester : Spring Number of hours : 24 Language of tuition : English
Teachers : Gaela BLANDY (Photographer). Pedagogical Format : Workshop Course validation : To validate the course, the student is expected to do : - A group project ; - A group presentation of the completed project.