Image and Meaning Course (Webinar) – Alan Klass Program in Health and Humanities

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  • Week 1 - The Mechanics of Image and How it Can Affect YouOct 4, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Week 2 - Seeing Photographically: Art Narratives and TruthOct 11, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Week 3 - Image and Perception: Slow LookingOct 18, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Week 4 - How Not to Get Fooled by ImagesOct 25, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Week 5 - Colour Theory and PerspectiveNov 1, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Week 6 - How is a Photographer Like a Doctor? (Bedside Manner)Nov 8, 20226:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sponsored by the Alan Klass Program in Health and Humanities

The new Interprofessional Health, Arts, and Humanities program offers Rady Faculty of Health Sciences faculty, staff, and students arts and humanities programming that enhances well-being and improves patient care. Workshops can be taken individually or as part of the new Certificate in Health, Arts, and Humanities.

The course will explore bias in images and how the visual world can and is manipulating the viewer. There will be photographic aspect where the class takes portraits of actual other humans and discover for themselves about how cameras produce “good and bad” images, as well as exploring the Bedside Manner of getting a portrait from a person. (16 hours)

Zoom login information will be sent to webinar registrants prior to the event.

Additional information can be found here.

Leif  Norman wanted to be a High School Chemistry teacher, but then discovered that education was more than just teaching kids; things were complicated. Luckily, he was still attempting to be a photographer through doing his Chemistry degree at the U of W, and people continued to hire him to shoot festivals, portraits, and various events. He now puts his chemical knowledge to good use by experimenting with photographic processes from the 19th century, such as Cyanotypes, Salt Prints, and Calotypes. These are fun and artistic but don’t pay the bills, which is why he continues to be a useful commercial and event photographer for the Fringe Fest, Comedy Fest, Cluster Fest, The WAG, PTE, MTYP, Theatre Projects Manitoba, Winnipeg’s Contemporary Dancers, The RWB, ft3 architects, Winnipeg City Hall and many more cultural institutions and businesses around Winnipeg. He won’t shoot weddings, but he will show up to the party. Leif considers himself a renaissance man, and since he was already a Cab Driver, Carnival Worker, Dish Washer in Gimli, Paperboy, MacBook Repairman, Performance Poet, and Voice Actor he figured he could also try to do interviews as good as Peter Gzowski. 

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Program Coordinator

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    Ashley LaRosa
    Ashley LaRosa
    Faculty Development Coordinator
    Office of Innovation and Scholarship in Medical Education
    S204, Medical Services Building, Bannatyne Campus
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    204-272-3102 phone
    204-272-3169 fax