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Sculpture + Expanded Media Courses

On the Body

Course No. SEM 221-321-421  Credits: 3.0
Faculty Christina Cassara

Experimental fashion, object-generated performance, and costume. This course will teach pattern making and a variety of fabrication processes relevant to building three-dimensional forms from pliant and mutable materials, including but not restricted to cloth. It will also include casting methods that are useful for designing patterns to cover a body or act as the skin of an object. The techniques have a wide range of applications. In the past students have applied these skills to experimental fashion, sculpture, social sculpture, and performance. In addition, class material will address our social and cultural understanding of the body as a source for making work. We will draw on theory and contemporary research from the fields of fashion, the hard sciences and the social sciences.

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Sarah Paul

Associate Professor | Chair of Sculpture + Expanded Media

Born on the edge of the Berkshire Mountains in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Sarah Paul is now an artist based in...more

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