Department of Photography
In 2002, Department of Photography was established on the basis of photography teaching and research under fine art and design discipline which started in the early 1980s. It was founded by the School of Media and Animation and the Department of New Media Art. With Chinese humanistic spirit as its core,and strong emphasis on fine art, interdisciplinary and international teaching platform, the department spares no effort in constructing a teaching and creation base which can guide the development of Chinese contemporary photography and its relevant applied fields.
The department has a two-phrase teaching mode of fine art and specialized courses to train all-round talents in photographic techniques, photographic art theories with an international orientation,and encourage independent artistic creation using appropriate skills for applied fields of photography. With Eastern Painting Experimental Photo Image and Video Art as its core research direction and Fashion Photography as its key research orientation, the department has two teaching and research modules which are Experimental Photography and Applied Photography through well-developed teaching, creative research, art center, lab and testing system.
Department Chair: Jiao Jian
Vice Department Chair: Liu Yang