Program Details

The Lexia in Venice Summer Photography program is designed to give students an understanding of Venetian art history and the visual and technical photography skills to produce their own body of work. Students’ coursework will have them photographing daily
Location:
Venice, Italy
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
This program is offered in the Summer for 5 weeks. The program is hosted at the Istituto Venezia, Venice's oldest language and cultural institute. Subjects include: Anthropology, Arts, Civilization/culture, Community service projects, Ecology/environmental studies, Economics, European studies, Fine arts, History, Homestay, Internships, Italian language(beg/int/adv), Literature, Political science/politics, Sociology

The Lexia in Venice Summer Photography program is designed to give students an understanding of Venetian art history and the visual and technical photography skills to produce their own body of work. Students’ coursework will have them photographing daily in and around Venice, the lagoon, and a number of historic Italian centers. In the Art History component, students will visit a broad range of sites displaying Venetian Art in the city and will study its impact upon art and architecture throughout the world. Students’ work will culminate in a cohesive body of photographic work that encompasses their experience in Italy, demonstrating an understanding of photography within the culture both visually and conceptually.

Students work will culminate into a cohesive body of photographic work that encompasses their experience in Italy, demonstrating an understanding of photography within the culture both visually and conceptually. The Art History component will have students studying in the field the broad range of Venetian Art and its impact upon art and architecture throughout the world.
Setting Description:
Venice's great mystique and charm still play a significant role in the unfolding cultural drama of Italy and the new Europe. Today, Venice is a living museum of waterways and winding streets lined with some of the most remarkable architecture in the world. You will be delighted to find that many of the city's cultural traditions are maintained and that its rich artisan history has been preserved.
Cost:
Summer Total: $5,950

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