Past Program

India: Creating an Archieve

This course will take place partially on the RISD campus and partially in Vrndavana, India. Students will learn the art of creating photographic archive to document place.

At-A-Glance

What
Wintersession Travel Course
Where
  • Michael Buhler-Rose
When
Winter 2011

Course Dates: Jan 3, 2011 — Feb 9, 2011

Who
Open to RISD students, Brown University students
Faculty
Academic Credits
3
Department
  • Photography
Course Numbers
  • PHOTO-5232
Cost
$3532

Includes accommodation, field trips, local transportation, all meals, museum entrances, health and travel insurance.

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Full Course Description

This course will take place partially on the RISD campus and partially in Vrndavana, India. Students will learn the art of creating photographic archive to document place. They will also spend time going through the theoretical and political ramifications of photographing another culture other than their own. Special attention will be given to the western eye on the east.

Program Details

Wintersession Travel Courses are open to all RISD + Brown University students. To apply for a Wintersession Travel Course, you must:

  • attend an infosession with faculty (general or course-specific)
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 at the time of application (Note: Students seeking exception to this academic policy should contact the Registrar at registrar@risd.edu with any questions.)
  • be in good standing in terms of conduct and finances
  • First year students must provide approval from the Dean of Experimental & Foundation Studies as part of their applications.
  • Brown University students are eligible to apply, but priority will be given to RISD students.

Per Student Financial Service requirements, students who plan to travel on school-sponsored trips must first pay their student account in full. Students with an account balance are ineligible for travel and may forfeit any funds already used to book travel arrangements. Contact Student Financial Services at sfs@risd.edu with any questions.

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