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

Quick Facts

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.

Entry requirements

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