Opportunity: Online Course “Performing the Memory”
When: October 6- 27, Tuesdays, 6-8pm CET
Deadline: October 2nd, 2020
Fee to Participate or Apply: EUR 175
Description Of Opportunity:
|This practice-based online course focuses on the concept of memory as immediate inspiration and tool for creating performance art. Through joint analysis of historic and contemporary examples by artists such as Franko B., La Pocha Nostra, Kimsooja, Preach R Sun, Jodie Lyn-Kee-Chow, or Miao Jiaxin, participants will approach different forms of memory such as personal vs. collective, and the discourses connected with them: from emotion such as love and loss, to issues of identity, gender, and race, or experiences of migration, displacement, and diaspora.|
Building on these discussions as well as selected readings, participants will be guided to explore various approaches of using memory in their artistic practice, which they will be able to elaborate through both assigned as well as in-class performances. The course is divided into three main sections focusing on personal, group, and collective memories through which participants will explore a span of memories from intimate experiences to global issues like the current Covid-19 pandemic.
Learn more at https://ecc-performanceart.eu/performingthememory
How To Apply:
Enroll online at https://ecc-performanceart.eu/performingthememory
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