Contemporary Performance Art Theory and Praxis (ARTH 340.3)

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What is performance art? How does live art and radical politics intersect, connect or collide? What makes a performance radical or political? Is performance art only about these elements? Which cultural theories must be adapted or discarded in the practice of radical and political performance art practice? What are the conditions through which radical performance art can thrive? This class will allow students to engage critically with these demanding questions.


ARTH 120.3 and 121.3.


This course may be used towards either studio or Art history degree requirements.

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