CEAD University Certificate in Photography and Digital Imaging (P+DI)

This one year part-time course offers students an opportunity to extend their visual vocabulary and explore the creative possibilities of photography within contemporary visual art and design practice.

Applications open: Applications for 2020 Now Closed.
Application priority deadline: 
Award: 
University Certificate in Photography and Digital Imaging
Credits/Level: 30 ects, Level 7 NFQ
Duration: 25 Weeks Autumn - Spring, 2 x nights per week
Fee 2020 - 2021: €1,800 payable in two instalments, Autumn and Spring
Programme Code: AD096
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AD096 P+DI Programme Information

AD096 P+DI Modules: 

Code Module Name  Credits  Semester Evening 
CEAD1030 Materials and Techniques 5 1 Tuesday& Thursday
CEAD1031 Photographic Concepts 5 1 Tuesday & Thursday
CEAD1032 Theories & Themes in Crirtical Cultures 5 1 Tuesday & Thursday
CEAD1033 Research and Practice 10 2 Tuesday & Thursday
CEAD1002 Professional Practice 1 5 2 Tuesday & Thursday

 

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P+DI TUTORS:

  • David Monahan - Lead Tutor, David Monahan has just launched a new website about his photographic practice at davidmonahan.eu
  • Artur Sikora - Artur Sikora’s work is viewable on artursikora.com
  • Robert Ellis - Robert Ellis’s work is available on robeftellis.eu
  • Orla Fitzpatrick - Orla Fitzpatrick's extensive writings on Irish Vernacular Photography are available on https://jacolette.wordpress.com

P+DI GRADUATE WORK:

All of our 2020 graduates are featured on this platform: https://www.source.ie/graduate/2020/naticollce/naticollce_index.php

Several of our former students were featured in the exhibition which went up during lockdown on hoardings across Dublin: The Positive Space @ThePSIreland including @AislingMcCoy.

P+DI PROGRESSION:

P+DI graduates have progressed to various Fine Art BA pathways in NCAD, as well as the BA in photographic Media, at Griffith College Dublin, and beyond.

P+DI ALUMNI:

  • Niamh Smith (Dublin), Home, Soft Focus Life, Cocooning, Shortlisted for the 2020 Zurich Portrait Prize. This is Niamh’s second nomination in 2 years.
    Graduate of C.E.A.D. Photography and Digital Imaging, 2017.
    Progressed to Ulster University Belfast - School of Art’s - MFA in Photography.
  • Shane Hynan, selected for the 'Emerging Artist Solo Exhibition Award' for 2020 through Arts in Co. Kildare (Kildare Arts Service) and Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge.
    Graduate of C.E.A.D. Photography and Digital Imaging, 2017.
    Progressed to Ulster University Belfast - School of Art’s - MFA in Photography.
    https://www.instagram.com/shanehynan/?hl=en
    https://www.life-framer.com/photographer/shane-hynan/

  • Joe Marner, just published a book with the Library Project. 
    Graduate of C.E.A.D. Photography and Digital Imaging, 2020. 
    Joe is set to study a BA in Photography in Rotterdam in 2020-21. 
    https://twitter.com/TLP_says/status/1285186789821624326/photo/3

  • Gerry Blake, RHA AWARD for Best emerging photographer.
    Gerry has also showed at the Lexicon , Dun Laoghaire where he also runs a photographic course.  
    https://gerryblake.net/

  • Jeanette Lowe, Taylor Wessing Prize Finalist.
    Jeanette has had a couple of very successful photographic shows based around Pearse House Flat complex, where she grew up. 
    https://www.jeanettelowe.ie/ 

  • Erin Quinn, Hennessy Port Prize Finalist.
    Erin has also had solo shows in The Talbot galleries and studios, and showed in several RHA summer shows.
    https://www.erinlquinnphotography.com/

 

P+DI VISITING LECTURERS:

Mandy O’Neill  - Visiting lecturer Mandy O’Neill won the Zurich Portrait Prize in 2016, the first photographer to win this prize ever. http://www.mandyoneill.ie/

Pete Smith - made a compelling presentation on his recent show and book local (Rua Red and The Gallery Of Photography) 2020

Shane Lynam - 2019, presented on the process of making a book project the book being the fantastic, Fifty High Seasons  http://www.shanelynamphoto.com/

Vukasin Nedeljković -  spoke about his project, exhibition and book,  Asylum Archive in 2018 http://www.asylumarchive.com/

Angel Luis Gonzalez -  of PhotoIreland Festival and The Library Project spoke about all things PhotoIreland2016 photoireland.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

More information:

Email: cead@ncad.ie
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CEADatNCAD/
Tel: + 353 1 636 4214

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