Bachelor of Photography

The photography program of study at The Institut seni Indonesia (ISI) Denpasar adopts an open and experimental approach to fine art photographic practice, stressing the development of personal enquiry, negotiated through frequent dialogue and regular opportunities to exhibit work.

The program of study questions and proposes new forms for practice within and beyond lens based practice. On the program of study you will be asked to consider the broadest applications of image and material within a photographically oriented culture. We encourage you to think, through the documentation, advertising, personal momento, public image and object of expression, how these uses effect our perception of photographic culture. You will be asked to think about the photograph as both image and object, as fleeting appearance, representation and abstraction.

Our excellent technical staff will introduce you to black and white and color dark room processes, studio lighting, advanced alternative printing, post production, color management and much more. One-to-one technical support provides invaluable opportunities to develop specific skills. You will be asked to test and explore the creative possibilities and limit of the medium, and will be encouraged to develop approaches that feed new and innovative ways of working.

You will investigate method through which your work reaches its audience, from physical installation, exhibition, and publication, to new media and web. Thought by prominent artists, critics, curator and publisher, you will be offered opportunities, to develop new ideas, and approaches whilst developing professional contacts and an independent practice.

This program of study prepares you for job in arrange of professional and commercial environments. Recent graduates have been selected for and have exhibited in major Indonesian competitions and exhibitions. This program of study provides you with an extensive opportunities such as; professional photographer, photographic exhibition organizer, lecturer, photographic consultant, etc.

Course Distribution

First Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 101 Pancasila (Indonesian National Ideology) Education 2
2 ISI 103 Bahasa Indonesia 2
3 SRD 101 Two Dimensional Nirmana 2
4 SRD 103 Line Drawing 2
5 SRD 105 Balinese Ornament 2
6 FTG 101 Basic Technique of Photography 4
7 FTG 103 Lighting Management 2
8 FTG 105 Photographical Composition 2
9 FTG 107 Computer Editing Application 2
10 FTG 109 History of Photographical Arts 2
11 FTG 111 History of Media 2
    Credit Amount 25

Second Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 102 Civic Science 2
2 ISI 104 Religious Education 2
3 ISI 106 English 2
4 SRD 102 Three Dimensional Nirmana 2
5 SRD 104 Perspective Drawing 2
6 SRD 106 Nusantara (Indonesian Archipelago) Ornament 3
7 FTG 102 Basic Technique of Photography 4
8 FTG 104 Basic Lighting of Photographical Studio 2
9 FTG 106 Design Computer Application 2
10 FTG 108 Knowledge of Advertisment 2
    Credit Amount 23

Third Semester 

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 201 Cultural Science 2
2 ISI 203 Aesthetics 2
3 SRD 201 Balinese Art and Culture 2
4 FTG 201 Life Style Photography 4
5 FTG 203 Advanced Photographical Studio 2
6 FTG 205 Photographical Model 2
7 FTG 207 Photographical Make up 2
8 FTG 209 Ethiques of Journalistics 2
9 FTG 211 Theory of Communication 2
10 FTG 213 Photographical Illustration 2
    Credit Amount 22

 

Fourth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 202 Arts Philosophy 2
2 ISI 204 Research Method 2
3 SRD 202 Semiothics 2
4 FTG 202 Photography of Nature 4
5 FTG 204 Multymedia Presentation Method 2
6 FTG 206 Photographical Creation Method 2
7 FTG 208 Review of Photography 2
8 FTG 210 Animation 2
9 FTG 212 Pre-Wedding Photography 2
10 FTG 214 Ethnophotography 2
    Credit Amount 22

 

Fifth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 301 Knowledge of Intellectual Property Right 2
2 ISI 302 Seminnar 2
3 SRD 301 History of Indonesian Fine Art 2
4 FTG 301 Journalistic Photography 3
5 FTG 303 Life Style Photographical Product 2
6 FTG 305 Expressive Photography 3
7 FTG 307 Knowledge of Material and Dark Room Photography 2
    Credit Amount 16

 

Sixth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 302 Art Management 2
2 ISI 304 History of Art and Culture 2
3 SRD 302 Visual Aethetics 2
4 FTG 302 Essay Photography 3
5 FTG 304 Fashional Photography 3
6 FTG 306 Photographical instalation 3
- Optional Courses (1 Course) 2
7 DFS 208 Bussiness Fashion and Creative Economy -
8 FTG 310 Review of TV and Film -
9 FTG 312 Knowledge of Tourism -
10 FTG 314 Documenntary Film -
    Credit Amount 17

 

Seventh Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 401 Profesion oriented Study (Field Work) 3
2 SRD 401 Field Practice 3
3 FTG 401 Concept of Photographical Art 4
4 FTG 403 Artwork Script Writting Guidance 2
5 FTG 405 Critics of Photography 2
    Credit Amount 14

 

Eighth Semester

No Codes Courses Credits
1 ISI 402 Final Task 6
    Credit Amount 6
    Total Credit 144