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Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. [+]
After your Foundation year, you will have the option to expose yourself to every aspect of the still image through history courses, documentary photo, digital photo, photo issues, lighting, view [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Photography
After your Foundation year, you will have the option to expose yourself to every aspect of the still image through history courses, documentary photo, digital photo, photo issues, lighting, view camera and more.
You will examine the technical, historical, and theoretical issues related to contemporary photography. You will gain expertise in conventional, digital, and hybrid methods of image making and develop your own artistic practice. You will also gain a critical understanding of the aesthetic and social discourses within photography.
Graduates of NSCAD’s Photography program are successful artists, commercial photographers, writers, and arts administrators. Many of our graduates have pursued graduate studies and have become curators, critics, art historians, and college/university professors. Photographic ServicesAs an enrolled senior photography student, you will receive 24-hour access to the darkrooms and computer facilities. There are two communal black and white darkrooms with 30 enlargers and two 20-inch processing machines, a lighting studio equipped with electronic flash and tungsten lighting systems, and copy and print finishing facilities. NSCAD also has a comprehensive selection of photo equipment including a range of digital and film cameras, light meters, tripods, and portable lighting kits. We also have a digital imaging studio equipped with Macintosh computers, scanners, a wide-format inkjet printer, and an Imacon medium format film scanner. Once you have completed Foundation Photography (FNDN 1320) you will acquire access to the darkroom and equipment services of the photography department (including laboratory and specialized production areas for black and white, colour,... [-]
The principal courses in the Fine Art major allow you to explore the media and practices of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The faculty members represent diverse backgrounds and offer a wide [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fine Art
The principal courses in the Fine Art major allow you to explore the media and practices of drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The faculty members represent diverse backgrounds and offer a wide range of skills, information, and opinion. Through mentorship, practice, and discussion, you will begin to form and articulate an awareness of the historical and conceptual roots of your work. You will develop technical and critical skills and will progress to advanced levels of independent study.
In addition to your chosen area of study, you will have the opportunity to take other courses that explore a diverse range of visual arts concerns from an interdisciplinary approach. At the senior level, these courses also provide you with opportunities for internship placements in galleries, museums, and artist-run centres.... [-]
The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Film
The Film program at NSCAD is one of the few programs in Canada where you can use actual film. You will have an opportunity to explore the practice, history, theory, and analysis of film production and film art. With an emphasis on collaboration and innovation, you will be encouraged to embrace all elements of film production, from the technical craft to narrative, experimental, and documentary approaches to your own unique creative vision. This program’s emphasis on one-on-one instruction enables you to study independent film production models that focus on the art of cinema.
You will take courses in editing, production, cinematography, acting, and sound. Advanced Film Studios form the backbone of the program and provide superb expertise. Art History courses will inform your studio development, and hands-on experience will prepare you professionally.... [-]
The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design [+]
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Ceramics
The Ceramics program is designed to give you an understanding of vessel, sculptural, and architectural ceramics. As you explore these elements you will examine the relationships between design, materials, colour, process, and techniques. An awareness of historical and contemporary issues in ceramics and their relationship with other discourses (such as fine art, design, and architecture) will help to develop an informed perspective on your work.
NSCAD Ceramics graduates have established successful international studio practices that contribute to the profile of Canadian ceramics.
Our graduates are writers, critics, curators, arts administrators in galleries and museums, and designers for industry. Many go on to study in prestigious graduate programs and teach in colleges/universities across North America.... [-]