University for the Creative Arts, Rochester—MA Photography

University for the Creative Arts, Rochester—MA Photography

University for the Creative Arts, Rochester

Agnieszka Yun Kozlowska, “Mythens Circumnavigation Möbius Strip. 23.4.2010.”, 2010, ink-jet print, 925 x 40cm
July 19, 2011
University for the Creative Arts, Rochester—MA Photography


Graduates have gone on to win the Jerwood Photography prize, to exhibit their work in the Photographer’s Gallery, London, the Royal Academy, Photofusion, Artsway and the Geffyre Museum as well as publishing in The Sunday Times magazine. Recent graduates have succeeded in numerous international festivals, including Project Launch, Center Santa Fe, PhotoforumPasqArt, Switzerland and Emergent Lleida, Spain. Graduates have also gone on PhD study and to teach in many different national and international institutions.


Our specialist resources and facilities include:


A full range of cameras and equipment
A range of HD, video, analogue and digital cameras are available for students to use, including Wista 45, Horseman monorail, Mamiya RZ, Bronica SQ-B, Hasselblad HD and Canon 5D Mk.II. We offer an extensive range of lighting for studio and location, including portable flash and full studio lighting kits by Broncolor and Metz.


Industry Level Digital Imaging Centre
Our Digital Imaging Centre includes the following facilities: Flextight scanners, large format Epson printers with a print size from A4 to B0, digital suite of MacPros and colour calibrated monitors, and a full range of software; including Adobe Creative Suite, Aperture and Final Cut Pro.


We maintain dedicated processing and printing darkrooms for both black & white and colour film-based photography.


Fully equipped, spacious photographic studios
Three large photographic studios with digital workstations and lighting, perfect for still life, fashion, tableau and other constructed photography.


The UCA libraries, at Rochester and across our campuses, offer excellent resources for research in photography, the arts, and cultural theory with the collection spanning the historical to the contemporary.


The course has a lively visiting speaker program and strong connections to a range of industry specialists. Recent speakers have included:


Photographers and other Creative Practitioners: Ori Gersht / Esther Teichmann / Margaret Salmon / Sarah Jones / Matthew Stone / Criodhna Costello / Steffi Klenz / Chris Coekin / Carey Young / Lisa Castagner / Hermione Wiltshire / Rod Dickinson / Jo Longhurst / Frederico Camara / Joseph Walsh / Eva Bensasson


Creative Professionals and Industry Links: Clare Grafik – Curator, Photographer’s Gallery / Martha Weiss – Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum / Benedict Burbridge – Photoworks / Sarah James – Writer, Art Monthly and Frieze / Stuart Smith – Book Designer, Smith-Design / Jennifer Thatcher – Folkestone Triennial / Emily Pethick – Director, The Showroom / Terry King – Specialist Printer


Located only 35 minutes from central London, students are encouraged to take advantage of the wealth of gallery resources available there, including Tate Modern, the Photographer’s Gallery, the ICA, the Victoria & Albert Museum as well as the commercial galleries, not-for-profit spaces and artist run projects that constitute the lively London cultural and artistic scene.


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We welcome applications to this programme for 2011–12 entry: deadline end of summer 2011.


For additional information about the degree programme, please contact Francis Summers, Subject Leader for MA Photography, e-mail [email protected]


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