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Here at WICE, the team is working to try and move as many of our courses as possible online to try and provide continuity to our members here in Paris during the current lock-down period. We are also planning to run a number. The language courses are leading the charge online but we are endeavouring to get as much content and as many of our members learning and interacting online as possible.

Stand by to check this page over the coming days as we provide updates on when these online events will take place.

Upcoming Events

    • 21 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+02:00)
    • 07 Dec 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 8 sessions
    • Remote Online

    In challenging times, it is best to be creative about how to stay inspired photographically. This new class is designed to invite photographers around the world to join in scheduled creative exercises to keep the creative momentum going strong.

    Each session will consist of two parts: a one-hour introduction lecture and, two weeks later, a one-hour review of images created in response to an assignment.

    Session subjects

    Session I (People/Portraits)
    Mondays 5-6 pm
    September 21 and October 5

    Session 2: (Street Photography/Photojournalism)
    Mondays 5-6 pm
    October 12 and October 26

    Session 3: (Alternative Processes and Post-Production Manipulation)
    Mondays 5-6 pm
    November 2 and November 16

    Session 4: (Social Media and Personal Journaling)
    Mondays 5-6 pm
    November 23 and December 7

    Students can expect to:

    • Learn about various genres of photography and master photographers in each field.
    • Learn about exposure, composition, subject selection, and image impact.
    • Have your technical questions answered directly.
    • Participate in a friendly critique session of their work.

    Course Requirements:

    • Suitable for all levels of photographer.

    About the Instructor: Meredith Mullins is a popular photo instructor and fine-art photography mentor, an internationally exhibited photographer, and a winner of international photography competitions, including the Grand Concours Photo sur Paris, PX3 Competition, Julia Margaret Cameron Award, Photographer’s Forum, and Worldwide Gala Photo Awards. She is the author of the award-winning book In a Paris Moment, a leader of photo adventure tours, and the Co-Founder and Director of the International Fine Art Photography Competition.

    Photo credit: Meredith Mullins

    • 26 Oct 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 16 Nov 2020
    • (UTC+01:00)
    • 4 sessions
    • Remote Online (Zoom)
    • 20

    In this online course participants will learn how to dream big and create a new vision for their life. COVID-19 has changed our lives completely it is time to form a new way of living. In this course you will:

    • Learn how create a vision for your life in 4 easy steps. A tool you can use again and again.
    • You will learn how to create a vision for 7 areas of your life (before we can create anything we have to have a vision for it!). We will do this by exploring what you want to: be, do, have and feel
    • Visualization – Most people have to see it to believe it. That’s why learning how to visualize what you want is so important. You will learn how to train your brain to work for you.
    • Mindfulness Techniques - relaxation, meditation and writing to empower your vision
    • How to use your vision to create goals, achieve goals, and as a personal growth tool.
    • You will bring your vision to life with Art teacher Rebecca Deveany who will show you how to make a virtual vision board that you can use and see everyday to keep you motivated and focused.
    • And there will be many more cool secret for you…..

    These course methods will be taught through live classes where student and teacher can discuss and interact throughout. There will be four online classes combining presentations, discussions and video tutorials. In a supportive and encouraging atmosphere, participants will learn how to apply these methods to 7 areas of their life and review their progress in each class with feedback and reflection.

    Participates from this course will be invited to a 2.5 day workshop where they can continue their journey by delving deeper into the methodologies introduced in the online course. Incorporating an innovative combination of practical strategies and creative expression to help participants turn their vision into a reality.

    About the Instructor: Mundey Young is an American who has been living in France for 15 years. She is a Life & Expat Coach who helps people create the life they want no matter where thay are in world. Rebecca devaney is award winning art teacher from Ireland who came to France to study Haut Couture Embroderiy and recently launched Textile Tours of Paris.

    Photo Credit: Creating a Vision for Your Life

    • 03 Nov 2020
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC+01:00)
    • Remote Online (Zoom)
    • 18

    Would you like to read and understand paintings through its symbols? Since the 15th century, artists have used details in paintings which are endowed with a specific meaning. It can be religious, spiritual, an expression of luxury, the passing of time, corruption etc. Whether a colour, a reference to the animal or natural worlds, a particular type of fabric, food and beverages, etc. we will explore a selection of paintings and decipher their messages. An experience to art history.

    About the Instructor: Catherine Estivalezes holds a PhD in British and American Studies from the Sorbonne and has been involved for years in a foundation for promoting contemporary art, before getting back to art history studies. She has several years of experience in guiding, including districts, monuments, museums, and temporary exhibitions.

    Image Credit: symbolespeinture

    This Lecture will be held online via Zoom. Details of Joining the Meeting will be emailed 24 hours before class start.

Past Online Events

20 Sep 2020 LG30 French Cooking - Online Classes: Alisa Morov Chez Vous
17 Sep 2020 ES171 WICE Virtual Open House 2020
11 Sep 2020 WS111 Bilingual Books: All We Shall Know (Tout ce que nous allons savoir) by Donal Ryan (Remote Online)
15 Jul 2020 BL152 French Summer Intensive B2 - C1 REMOTE (8 sessions)
15 Jul 2020 BL151 French Summer Intensive A2-B1 REMOTE (8 sessions)
10 Jul 2020 LY101 French Cooking - Online Classes: Alisa Morov Chez Vous (4 part series - à la carte or bundled)
29 Jun 2020 WU291 Structuring the Novel
16 Jun 2020 WA141 Bilingual Books: The Châtelet Apprentice: The First Nicolas Le Floch Investigation (L'enigme des Blancs-Manteaux : Les enquêtes de Nicolas le Floch, n°1) - REMOTE
12 Jun 2020 WU171 Bilingual Books: David Young, Stasi Child (Thriller Genre Talk)
03 Jun 2020 WICE Special Film Screening - In The Name Of Your Daughter, and a Q&A with director Giselle Portenier.
03 Jun 2020 BA131 French for French Nationality REMOTE
02 Jun 2020 WY121 Bilingual Books (Historical Book Series): Kamel Daoud, The Meursault Investigation - REMOTE
19 May 2020 LockDown Talk - Mundey Young Expat and Life Coach: Creating a Vision in Times of Uncertainty
14 May 2020 VA141 Creativity Through Movement with Hiie Saumaa
08 May 2020 WA171 Bilingual Books: Sándor Márai, Embers [Les Braises] - REMOTE
24 Apr 2020 WM131 Bilingual Books: Madeline Miller, Circe - REMOTE
18 Apr 2020 R1301 Pairing Champagne and Food – Webinar (New Date)
26 Mar 2020 WO151 Bilingual Books: Alias Grace - REMOTE
26 Mar 2020 LockDown Short Talk - Combatting our Ageing Skin: What can be done?
20 Mar 2020 WICE Online Apéro
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