Tompkins Cortland Community College

ART 104 - History of Photography and Video

Students examine the creative works and evolving technologies that contributed to the development and popularization of photography and video. The use of these mediums in a social context, as an art form, as a method of communication, for advertising, and for entertainment will be explored. Students will increase their knowledge and appreciation of the seminal works in each medium. The time period covered is mid-19th century to the present. Prerequisites: RDNG 099 if required by placement testing; ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 120, 121, and 122 (or prior completion of ESL 103) if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.