Location:

Tontine Building, 20 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5EZ

Open:

Sat - Sun 10am - 5pm / Mon, Tues + Fri 10am -7pm / Weds + Thurs 10am -8pm Please note: The Fine Art Degree Show at Tontine Building will have extended opening hours until 8pm on Weds 6 and Thurs 7 June to allow additional time for visitors who may wish to plan an evening visiting multiple degree show venues

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Fine Art Photography

Overview

The Fine Art Photography Programme at The Glasgow School of Art has an international reputation for excellence. Established in 1982, it was the first programme of its kind in Europe to award a BA(Hons) Degree in Fine Art Photography and has produced successive generations of successful graduates, many of whom are now leaders in their field.

For us, the invention of photography, and the birth of the modern age could be said to be simultaneous. The momentum of the industrial and post-industrial revolutions advanced photography at an incredible rate, from its low-tech photomechanical beginnings to its current digital, state-of-the-art technologies.

So, photography is a medium for which a blend of art and technology is fundamental. A blend of conceptual, aesthetic and technological awareness makes the use of photography one of the most relevant artist's mediums of this age.

The power of photography - seen everywhere, used by everyone - is sometimes easy to forget. However, it would be hard to imagine a world without photography and we look forward to sharing that world with you.

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