Academic Calendar 2021-22 
    Oct 20, 2021  
Academic Calendar 2021-22

ART 260 - Performance Art: The Body As a Generator of Art

Credits: 4 Total Hours: 75
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of performance art. Class exercises and readings will guide them through the exploration of using of their own body as a generator for art works. Students will learn how to create content using tools such as autobiographical material, dreams, ritual, text, and persona. They will be introduced to performances in a variety of ways, including visual and sound elements. Students will develop proficiency with digital cameras, editing software, sound and lighting equipment. Students will develop original material for performance art with consideration to the use of time, space and the performer’s relationship to the audience.

One of:

  • ART 160