Masks and Wearable Body Sculpture
When and Where
- 25 Oct 2020 - 1 Nov 2020 (10 hours, 2 weeks)
- Days and times
- Sunday 10:30 - 16:30
- Pelham Hall
- Full fee
- Concession fee
- Senior fee now part of Concession fee
- This course has started but late enrolments are accepted.
- Lara Ritosa-Roberts
- Course code
What you will learn
Create masks & wearable body sculptural piece whilst exploring the meeting point between performance art & sculpture. You will be using readily available materials such as paper, textiles, wire, plaster bandage and wood with sculptural processes of life casting, modelling and construction. You will explore the concepts around performativity using sculptural forms as vehicle to transform your body & express ideas visually.
By the end of the course you will be able to
- Generate ideas to design and make a wearable sculpture
- Design an original sculptural piece
- Make a wearable sculptural piece using readily available materials
- Explore sculptural ideas within performance art context
- Understand and practice any relevant Health and Safety processes.
Class format and activities
Work on own projects while learning sculptural skills with tutor guidance. Beginners will be given a set project whilst advanced students can apply their knowledge of materials and processes and use their own skills. Group and one to one guidance, instruction, demonstration for all techniques
In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
None all levels welcome including beginners. Ideal for all those interested in experimental sculpture, performance art, textiles, fashion, costume and jewellery design.
What you need to know before you enrol
What you will need for your class
Apron or work clothes, strong shoes or boots Sketch book and pencils You may like to bring some of your own materials you'd like to create your wearable sculpture with. Camera / mobile phone camera to record progress
What you can do next
Other Morley sculpture, Art & Design or Drama courses, pre foundation or Art Foundation courses