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Photography and Media Arts

Photography and Media Arts

Hannah Axelsen, Stroud Rd (from The Drive series), 2016
Bec Bigg-Wither, Gemini Launch (detail), 2016
Katharine Hagan, Untitled, 2016
Prue Hazelgrove, Inheritance, 2016
Alex Hobba, Subtitles: A Paraphrasing of Kieślowski's Trilogy (detail), 2016
Emma Holland, Golden Age, 2016
John Lewis, Abstract Photography, 2016
Lillian Pedvin, April 13th 2015 (detail), 2016
Alexandra Poulos, Periphery (detail), 2016
Samantha Ristic, The Imperfect Banana Conveyer Belt, 2016
Claire Williams, Untitled 75 (detail), 2016
Dr Rowan Conroy recipient of the 2018 NSW Regional Arts Fellowship,

You can study this discipline in the following Bachelor degree:

Visual Arts »

Photography and Media Arts teaches a wide range of skills, from traditional photography through to advanced new-media technologies. The department hosts the Photomedia Major and the Animation and Video Major in the Bachelor of Visual Arts program.



The Photography and Media Arts Workshop is located in both the School of Art and Design and the Peter Karmel Building at ANU.

It provides students with access to a range of facilities for traditional and digital photography, including:


  • Two darkrooms with over 30 enlargers
  • Colour and black and white developing machines
  • Equipment for alternative photographic processes such as cyanotype, tin-type and pin hole cameras

Lighting Studio

Green Room Studio

  • 3 GoldenEagle light bank with 6 fluorescent tubes
  • 8 dimmable warm spotlights

Listening & Recording Studio

  • Recording booth
  • 8.1 surround sound system
  • XLR cables 

Video Editing Studio

  • Mac Pro computer with two 27’ screens
  • Full HD Optoma projector
  • 5.1 surround sound system


  • Digital Projection Projector model: M-Vision Cine 930, 12K Lumens
  • 3 Epson lumens projectors
  • Honda Inverter generator model eu30i

Students across all courses have access to several computer labs installed with the Adobe Creative Suite. A range of digital cameras, SLR cameras, projectors and lighting equipment are also available to hire on an individual basis.

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Updated: 21 February 2018/ Responsible Officer:  Head of Office / Page Contact:  Web Publisher