Framing Identity & Reading Photographs

When:
March 3, 2017 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
2017-03-03T12:15:00-06:00
2017-03-03T13:00:00-06:00
Where:
Mauro Centre Boardroom, 252 St. Paul's College
66 Chancellors Cir
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Canada

Framing Identity & Reading Photographs

This lecture considers how photography acts as a social practice to establish identity. Focusing on images made by early Canadian women photographers, Susan Close’s presentation includes an examination of a selection of photographs made by Geraldine Moodie and Mattie Gunterman.

Informed by the methodology of cultural analysis, Close demonstrates how reading photographs can act as a significant research tool. Further, Close’s analysis will highlight areas of intersection between issues of identity, gender, post-colonialism and photographic practice.

Dr. Susan Close
Associate Professor, Department of Interior Design
University of Manitoba

http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/architecture/facstaff/faclist/close.html
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The Brown Bag is held on designated Fridays during the regular sessions from 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm in the Mauro Centre Boardroom, 252 St. Paul’s College.

The lectures are free and open to the public. Lectures are approximately 30 minutes in length, followed by a discussion period. Don’t forget to bring your bagged lunch!