Learn about Regis de Silva, a MFA Faculty Member, who got his start with imaging technology while using cinematography, video and Polaroids in his medical practice.
Regis de Silva
Professional Title: MFA Faculty Member
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Visual theory; Neurophysiology of vision Conceptual photography
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Camera as an anthropological tool Photography and the image behind the eye MD
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Photography and the image behind the eye
Education: MD, MPA
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Regis de Silva's experience in imaging technology started with using cinematography, video and Polaroids in cardiology, and working with digital media for MRIs and CT scans. He studied photography, sculpture and painting in extended programs including the School of the Museum of Fine Arts. His primary interest is in conceptual issues in visual theory, the anthropology of photography and the neurocognitive aspects of vision. He has presented his work at academic conferences on the psychological and anthropological aspects of photography at national and international conferences. He is currently working on a 12GenderStudy with a narrative on the entire spectrum of human genders. Regis is also Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.
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