For this assignment you will need to have viewed the assigned Khan Academy video on Early Photography (Links to an external site.) and read through the Introduction to Photography in the early 20th Century (Links to an external site.)notes page located in our Cultural Arts: Architecture, Sculpture, Printing module to give yourself some general context on the art of photography as it is addressed in the videos below.
After you have reviewed the required course information listed above, browse through the following videos linked below in the Khan Academy and Museum of Modern Art Seeing through Photographs (Links to an external site.) series (each video here is less than five minutes long):
The prompt will provide you with specific information from each of the videos and will ask you to briefly analyze the information provided in the context of the video’s discussion of the subject. You will only be required to address one of the videos.
You will need to write a minimum three paragraph essay according to the instructions outlined in the assignment. You will be allowed approximately one hour and one attempt to complete this assignment.
Prior to beginning your Short Essay, you should read through the
Short Essay Exams: Introduction information to get a sense of the overall requirements if you have not already done so.
Please note: You will want to view the videos prior to starting the Short Essay assignment. You are welcome to have the video(s) open in another tab while you work on your Short Essay. But keep in mind that Short Essay Exams cannot be paused or restarted once you begin.