Medicine and the Vision of Documentary Photography

VMS 204S

The intersection of healthcare and documentary photography. Explore work of established photographers engaged with healthcare topics. Produce semester-long documentary photography project and 5-10 page documentary essay on healthcare related topic. Students must have or quickly develop proficiency in the use of a digital SLR camera and Adobe Lightroom. Course materials include photographs, articles, and books. Class sessions combine critique of student work, discussion of course materials, and discussion of ethical questions involved in documentary representation of healthcare-related topics.
Curriculum Codes
  • ALP
Cross-Listed As
  • ARTSVIS 204S
  • DOCST 206S
  • PUBPOL 377S
Typically Offered
Fall Only