MUB_B021 Museum and medium photography

Faculty of Arts
Spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
PhDr. BcA. Darina Hlinková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. BcA. Darina Hlinková, Ph.D.
Museology - Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Miriam Molnárová
Supplier department: Museology - Department of Archaeology and Museology - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The aim of this course is:
understand of contemporary photography its history, socio - cultural context, genre, specialization, styles and themes.
Aplication of information for museum practice, museum documentation, presentation and pedagogy.
Modern technology of photography
Learning outcomes
- describe and understand of contemporary photography and its history, socio-cultural context, genre, specialization, styles and themes,
- explain the potencial of photography in museum and gallery presentation, museum documentation, museum pedagogy,
- apply modern techniques of photography in practice
  • Introduction to photography - basic terms, interpretation, specific.
  • History of photography
  • Genre and specialization of photography
  • Role of photography in museum presentation
  • Role of photography in museum documentation
  • Role of photography in museum pedagogy
  • Photography and modern technology
  • Museums of photography
  • COSTELLO, Diarmuid a Margaret IVERSEN. Photography after conceptual art. 1st pub. Chichester, West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, vii, 200 s. ISBN 9781444333602.
  • EMERLING, Jae. Photography: history and theory. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2012, xiii, 274 s. ISBN 9780415778541.
  • LONG, J, Andrea NOBLE a Edward WELCH. Photography: theoretical snapshots. 1st pub. London: Routledge, 2009, x, 179 s. ISBN 9780415477062.
  • A history of photography : from 1839 to the present. Edited by Therese Mulligan - David Wooters. Köln: Taschen, 2010. 766 s. ISBN 9783822847770. info
  • BIRGUS, Vladimír and Jan MLČOCH. Czech photography of the 20th century. Prague: KANT, 2010. 394 s. ISBN 9788071010906. info
  • The history of European photography : 1900-1938. Edited by Václav Macek. First published in hardcover. Bratislava: Stredoeurópsky dom fotografie, 2010. Strana lxi. ISBN 9788085739558. info
  • Vitamin Ph: new perspectives in photography. Edited by T. J. Demos - Vincent Aletti. London: Phaidon, 2006. 352 s. ISBN 0714846562. info
  • SONTAG, Susan. O fotografii. Vyd. 1. V Praze: Paseka, 2002. 181 s. ISBN 8071854719. info
  • Over exposed : essays on contemporary photography. Edited by Carol Squiers. New York: New Press, 1999. 330 p. ISBN 1565845226. info
  • Classic essays on photography. Edited by Alan Trachtenberg - Amy Weinstein Meyers. New Haven, Conn.: Leete's Island Books, 1980. xiii, 300. ISBN 091817208X. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
report and essay
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is taught: every week.

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