‘The Heather Hansen Project’
Students were given the opportunity to take part in a collaborative project fusing movement with art. Students explored the concept of performance art with reference to artist ‘Heather Hansen’. Hansen works to create kinetic art on large scale canvases. She imprints her body in to the canvas through performing a series of movements over and over to create organic forms full of motion and dynamic energy.
Students explored their bodies moving in space, to echo the same processes used by the artist...
- Physicality of the body
- The accumulation of energy
- Sketching live movement
- Imprinting into the floor
- Exploring performance art
These workshops worked to inform work for student IB art projects and to widen student knowledge of mixed medium projects. The creative responses from the students were incredible and students worked collaboratively to create an exhibition of their work...