History of Art


HART0148 Introduction to Media and Technologies - Indicative Weekly Topics and Suggested Reading

Indicative Weekly Topics

Week 1 (12 January). Introduction to media and technologies
Week 2 (19 January). Early media technologies
Week 3 (26 January). Fine art technologies: print and reproduction (Study visit - see details below)
Week 4 (2 February). Snapshot: introduction to photography
Week 5 (9 February). Moving image: the evolution of film

READING WEEK (12-16 February)

Week 6 (23 February). The window to the world: video and television
Week 7 (1 March). Interactive and electronic art
Week 8 (8 March). Student presentations
Week 9 (15 March). Net art
Week 10 (22 March). Obsolescence and change

Suggested Reading

No summer reading is needed.