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Academic Year 2005/2006
Seeing Performance Art: From Futurism to the Present
THEA 237 SP
This is a hands-on class where students will explore Performance Art history, aesthetics and its collision with theater from a project-based studio course; Students will conduct performance assignments and conceptual
between art forms in a guided studio setting.
Required text book: RoseLee Goldberg "Performance art: from Futurism to the present"
Class Reader to be purchased at Minute Man (main street)
Michael Huxley and Noel Witts, "The
twentieth-Century Performance Reader" Second
Anthony Howell, "The Analysis of Performance Art".
EXAMINATIONS AND ASSIGNMENTS
Each class will consist of a hands-on class and/or guided discussion of art theory, art/theater history and art criticism.
In this course, you will be asked to complete class assignments and written responses from the
Class Reader articles. There will
be a midterm assignment and a Final performance.
Class assignments, discussions, peer critiques 30%
Written responses (class reader) 20%
Mid term Performance 20%
Final Performance 30%
Materials for the
project will be provided by the
students, therefore, think wisely and be creative with your resources.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS and/or COMMENTS
Demonstrated capability of a finished creative work (installation, collage, poem, music, painting, etc.)
Our main objectives in this course are:
-To obtain practical experience in conveying your ideas through
-To learn the
history of performance art and its crossover with theater.
-To understand the aesthetical development of performance.
-To articulate your personal aesthetics, tastes, and passions.
-To obtain basic skills on
peer criticism and aesthetics.
Gen Ed Area Dept:
Links to Web Resources For This Course.
- Instructor(s): Oteíza,Marcela
- Times: .....F. 04:10PM-07:00PM; Location: TST101;
- Reserved Seats: (Total Limit: 12)
- Permission: Permission of Instructor Required
POI forms will be distributed by the instructor during the browsing period of pre-registration and must be submitted to the Registrar's office prior to the on-line registration appointment
Last Updated on MAR-30-2006
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