Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Contemporary Photography and Design GIT 505 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 Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Using photography in the field of art and communication changed in the 1960s. Contemporary art ptactice effected on photography and it  transformed post-aesthetics appearence. Concept on arts; the market, art institutions, digital art practices, artist and art work, changed also. Contemporary photography and contemporary design were affected by this change. In this course will be discussed dimensions of interaction with example design works. 

Course Content

In this course, the use of minimalist, conceptual, postmodern, actual and contemporary styles of photography in design will be discussed via examples.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Evaluated by contemporary art and traditional art. Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Brain Storming, Oral Exam,
2 Aware of the recent discussions about contemporary art. Lecture, Discussion, Brain Storming, Portfolio,
3 It can be compare that traditional and contemporary photography. Lecture, Discussion, Demonstration, Brain Storming, Self Study, Homework,
4 Knowing about relationship between contemporary photography and design Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Group Study, Self Study, Oral Exam,
5 Know that contemporary design and photography. Lecture, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Contemporary art discussion in the context of post-art and post-aesthetic concepts. (Duchamp, Danto, Kuspit) End of he Arts, (Donald Kuspit)
2 Discussion of contemporary arts. Reading Arthur C. Danto
3 What is contemporary photography? Reading Sontag and Barthes.
4 Analyz examples of contemporary photograhy Examine project of contemporary photographers.
5 Analyze examples of contemporary photography Examine project of contemporary photographers
6 Evaluation Repeat objects
7 Links between contemporary photography and design Examine contemporary art works
8 Minimalist photography and design Reading about minimalist art
9 Contemporary photography and design Examine Jeff Wall's photographes
10 Postmodern photography and design Examine Cindy Sherman's projects
11 Contemporary documentary and war photography and its effect on design Examine contemporary documentary photography and contemporary war photograpy projects
12 New media art, photography and design Reading about new media and new media art.
13 Contempoary street photography and design (Bruce Gilden) Reading about street photography and Bruce Gilden
14 Final evaluation Repeat all of subjects
Course Notes
Course Resources

Arthur C. Danto, Sanatın Sonundan Sonra, Çeviri: Zeynep Demirsü, Ayrıntı Yayınları, İstanbul 2010  

Donald Kuspit, Sanatın Sonu, Metis Yayınları, Çeviri: Yasemin Tezgiden, İstanbul 2014

Susan Sontag, Fotoğraf Üzerine, Çeviri: Reha Akçakaya, AltıKırkbeş Yayınları, İstanbul 1993

Roland Barthes, Camera Lucida, Çeviri: Reha Akçakaya, Altıkırkbeş Yayınları, İstanbul 2011

Sanat Dünyamız, Üç Aylık Kültür Sanat Dergisi, Dosya: Fotoğraf Nerede Biter, Yaz 2002, Sayı 84, YKY

Ahu Antmen, 20 Yüzyıl Batı sanatında Akımlar, Sel Yayıncılık, İstanbul 2008

Quentin Bajac, Fotoğraftan Sonra (Analog Fotoğraftan Dijital Devrime), Çeviri:Marşo Franco, YKY, İstanbul 2011 

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 X
2 X
3 X
4 X
5 X
6 X
7 X
8 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 5 80
Final examination 1 3 3
Assignment 1 20 20
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Total Workload 154
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.16
dersAKTSKredisi 6