Workshop, editing and composing Photo Haiga, with Chase Gagnon

September 26, 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm
RCAH Art Studio (Terrace Level)
362 Bogue Street, Snyder-Phillips Hall
East Lansing, MI 48825
United States

Join Chase Gagnon at a special workshop on Tuesday, September 26 from 2:30-4:30 p.m in the RCAH Art Studio, Terrace level. Chase Gagnon will give the workshop on editing and composing photo Haiga.  This workshop is held as part of the exhibit Haiga: The Poetry of Images, at the RCAH LookOut! Art Gallery from September 25-October 13. 

Workshop details:

Haiga is happening! Thanks to modern technology, the ancient Japanese art that combines poem and picture is alive and thriving on the English language haiku scene. In this workshop, we’ll take a look at some brilliant photographic haiga and the aesthetic techniques that make them “work.” We’ll try our hands at professional-grade editing techniques using nothing more than free mobile apps on our smartphones or tablets. We’ll pair the photos we edit with a selection to create haiga that resonate with our own sense of synergy. No prior experience required: Simply install the free apps Lightroom Mobile and Snapseed on your smart phone or tablet ahead of time and come ready to play, compose, and share! 

About the Exhibit

This exhibit will feature poem-pictures by Chase Gagnon & Lidia Rozmus, with a display of English-language haiga from around the world. More details here.
The RCAH LookOut! Art Gallery is open Monday through Friday from Noon to 3 p.m. and is always free.
Don't miss out on the other workshop as well!

Exhibit Reception: LookOut! Art Gallery, September 26 from 4:30-6 p.m.

More details available here

Workshops (Art Studio, Terrace level):

2:30–4:30 p.m., Chase Gagnon,
Editing and Composing Photo Haiga

6–8 p.m., Lidia Rozmus, 
Introduction to Sumi-e and Haiga


This exhibit is co-sponsored by: Haiku Society of America, Evergreen Haiku Study Group, and the RCAH Center for Poetry.

MSU class visits and visits outside of regular gallery hours can be arranged. Contact Carolyn Loeb via email.

Header image by Chase Gognon.



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