Workshop: Art, Activism, and Public Space
July 12, 2014
11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Forum, 4th Floor
Martha Bowers, faculty member at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study, leads a two-part workshop focusing on the use of performance art for social change. This special class looks at the development of site-specific performance with an emphasis on projects that include activist agendas.
Using various mediums, you will complete short assignments inspired by Ai Weiwei and work toward creating a final hypothetical site project that will be shared for critique during the Sunday session.
Saturday, July 12, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday, July 13
, 12 p.m.–2 p.m.
Recommended for adventurous adults with some experience in at least one of the following: dance, theater, spoken word, poetry, photography, or visual art. The workshop fee, $35, includes admission to the exhibition Ai Weiwei: According to What?
, and lunch on Sunday. Museum Members get a reduced rate of $25. Tickets can be purchased at www.museumtix.org