Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Photography and Boundaries Of Representation CUL 518 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SUZAN ORHAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective Arguing of photographic representation and understanding cultural aspects.
Course Content Concept of representation; quality of photographic representation; aesthetics of photography and cultur of photography.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knowing concept of mimesis and representation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
2 Defining quality of photographic representation. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
3 Determining boundaries of photographic representation. Lecture, Oral Exam,
4 Using ethno-photo, war photography and documentary photography as a visual evidence. Lecture, Demonstration, Homework,
5 Evaluating contemporary arts with photography. Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework,
6 Defining role of photography on crisis of representation disputes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Mimesis, representation, and the nature of photographic representation
2 A short overwiev of the photography theory
3 Terry Barrett’s Photograpy categories
4 Photography as a representational art form
5 Ethno-Photography and visual evidence
6 Examination
7 The new wars and new war photography
8 The boundaries of documentary photography
9 What is postmodern photography?
10 Is possible portrait photography?
11 Market and the relationship of the art instituation photography
12 Contemporary art and photography
13 After photography or arguing of representation crises and photography
14 General evaluation
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources 1)Terry Barrett, Fotoğrafı Eleştirmek (İmgeleri Anlamaya Giriş), Çeviri: Yeşim Harcanoğlu, Hayalperest Yayınevi, İstanbul 2012
2)Susie Linfield, Acımasız Aydınlık (Fotoğraf ve Politik Şiddet), Çeviri: M. Emir Uslu, Espas Kuram Sanat Yayınları, İstanbul 2013
3)Quentin Bajaq, Fotoğraftan Sonra (Analog Fotoğraftan Dijital Devrime), Çeviri: Marşa Franco, Yapı Kredi Yayınları Genel Kültür Dizisi, İstanbul 2011
4)Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida, Çeviri: Reha Akçakaya,Altıkırkbeş Yayın, 3.Baskı, İstanbul 2000
5)Susan Sontag, Fotoğraf Üzerine, Çeviri: Reha Akçakaya, Altıkırkbeş Yayın, İstanbul 1993
…………………….. Başkalarının Acısına Bakmak, Çeviri: Osman Akınhay, Agora Kitaplığı, İstanbul 2004
6)Stuart Hall (edt.), Representation: Cultural Representation And Signifying Practices, Sage Publication, London 2003
7)Roger Scruton, Photography and Representation, Critical Inquiry, 7:3, 1981: Spring, p: 577-603
8)Arthur C. Danto, Sanatın Sonundan Sonra (Çağdaş Sanat ve Tarihin Sınır Çizgisi), Çeviri: Zeynep Demirsü, Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul 2010
9)Robert Wicks, Photography As A Representational Art, British Journal Of Aesthetics, 29:1 – 1989: Winter
10) Kendall L. Walton, Mimesis As Make-Believe, On The Foundations Of The Representational Arts, Harvard University Press, 1990
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the discipline of Cultural Studies. X
2 To have ability to study interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other areas to discipline of Cultural Studies. X
3 To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline. X
4 To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis; X
5 To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life. X
6 To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas. X
7 To be experienced to contribute to Cultural Studies in the institutional and methodological context by scientific studies. X
8 To share his/her academic studies with academia via national and international conferences. X
9 To make a scientific research in the area of Cultural Studies based on an asserted thesis with gaining the habit of acquisition of research and project. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 50
1. Ara Sınav 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 6 96
Final examination 1 2 2
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Assignment 1 2 2
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6