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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: Summer
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Domestic or Abroad: Study Abroad Program
Program Description:

***PROGRAM PENDING FINAL COLLEGE APPROVAL***

Photographic Projects in Rome
Selected Topics – CPMA 20500 (3 credits)
With Professor Nicholas Muellner

This program provides students with an opportunity to continue their study of photography, creative writing, and historical and contemporary art, working in the incomparably rich cultural settings of Rome, Italy.  The program includes a trip to the Venice Biennale – the largest and most important international contemporary art exposition in the world.

 
Course Overview
This course will take advantage of the particular situation we find ourselves in – living in the beautiful, iconic, historically rich foreign city of Rome – to simultaneously pursue visual and written work and art historical study.  In Rome, we will explore Renaissance and Baroque visual and narrative styles, applying them both to creative experiments and to our analysis of contemporary global art in Venice. 
 
Students with a background and/or interest in photography, writing, cinema, fine art, and art history are encouraged to apply. This course satisfies an Art History elective requirement in the BS Still Photography and BFA in Film, Photography and Visual Art degrees.

 
Program cost estimate: $4,500 (pending confirmation of rates and enrollment)
Program costs will include tuition (3 CPMA credits), studio fee and housing in Rome (Cornell apartments in the very center of the city), museum entrance fees, four-day trip to Venice and International Student ID. A competent digital still camera, laptop computer, and money for meals will be required.  Italian language skills are helpful but not required.

 
All applicants must email Professor Nicholas Muellner at nmuellner@ithaca.edu with a brief declaration of interest.  No prerequisites; preference is given to those with course experience in photography, film, visual art, and art history.
 
Priority application deadline: December 21, 2018
 
Please contact Nicholas Muellner at nmuellner@ithaca.edu with any questions.
 
For more information about the Cornell in Rome center and program housing, visit:
http://www.aap.cornell.edu/aap/rome/index.cfm