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Photography as Surveillance


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Full course description




5 hours






What you'll learn:

This course is designed to teach students about historic and contemporary examples of art photography as a form of surveillance. Learn how to access images and other forms of photographic viewing online and some ways of creating images that question this way of looking.

Who this course is designed for:

This course is for those interested in photography, art, art history, digital media and online courses

What you'll receive:

A Certificate of Completion will be issued following the completion of this course.

Course Materials:

  • Desktop or laptop computer with photo/image editor application
  • Digital camera and/or mobile device with a camera


Meet the instructor

Ashley Czajkowski

Ashley Czajkowski is a photography-based artist working in a number of interdisciplinary methods. Driven by personal experience, her research explores social constructions related to gender, mortality and the psychological manifestation of and the human-animal. Czajkowski achieved her Bachelor’s of Fine Art in 2009 from Emporia State University in Kansas, and earned her Master’s of Fine Art in photography in 2015 from Arizona State University.

Betsy Schneider

Betsy Schneider is a photographer and filmmaker who explores and documents transformations of individuals and families over time and place. She holds a BA from the University of Michigan, a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and an MFA from Mills College in Oakland, California. For fourteen years she was a professor in the School of Art at Arizona State University in 2016 she relocated to the Boston Area and is now a Lecturer, Coordinator and Developer of ASU's Online BFA in Digital Photography. She is a regular adjunct faculty member at Emerson College and MassArt and has also held visiting professor positions at Hampshire College and Harvard University.