Comics as Medicine: How Art and Design Can Heal

Recording: Comics as Medicine: How Art and Design Can Heal, Date TBA

Graphic medicine — the intersection of comics and health — has proven to be a powerful tool for people struggling with mental health issues.
Cartoonist and author Teresa Wong has experienced the power of graphic medicine first-hand with the publication of her graphic memoir, Dear Scarlet, which tells the story of her postpartum depression. The response to her book from new mothers helped Teresa discover the role words and images can play in helping people heal.
MK Czerwiec, RN, MA is a pioneer in the field of graphic medicine who has studied how comics can empower patients and medical professionals alike.

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MK Czerwiec

MK Czerwiec Productions

Teresa Wong

Critical Mass

This event will be in person

Details

Primary Entry:
Platinum Badge
Interactive Badge
Secondary Entry:
Music Badge
Film Badge
Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Design

Level:

Beginner