COURSES

 

New Technologies for Performance Art Part 1:
An Introduction to the Extended reality (XR) Spectrum and related Performance Work

with Francesca Albrezzi

This course offers an introduction to new immersive technologies available to performance artists such as virtual reality, augmented reality and 360 photo and video capture, critically addressing their impact and meaning for the field.

DATES:
May 7-28, 2021
Fridays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175 / EUR 270 (Part 1 & 2)

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New Technologies for Performance Art Part 2:
Workshop: Hands-on Technical Training and Project Development

with Francesca Albrezzi

This workshop offers practical training in the use of a variety of technical tools that produce Extended Reality (XR) experiences. In addition it provides students with the opportunity to develop individual artistic, curatorial, or scholarly projects and proposals under expert guidance and in exchange with fellow participants. While this course deepens some aspects of New Technologies Part 1: An Introduction to the Extended Reality (XR) Spectrumm and related Performance Works, attendance of Part 1 is not required. 

DATES:
June 15-July 6, 2021
Tuesdays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175 / EUR 270 (Part 1 & 2)

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Performance Art Archives and Documentation
with Anja Foerschner

This course introduces students to forms of performance art documentation and archiving. Through key theories and practical examples, it investigates into how ephemeral practice is translated into physical material, its meaning for the discipline and ways of use in artistic and curatorial practice.

DATES:
March 1-22, 2021
Mondays, 6-8pm CET 
Fee: EUR 175  

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Performance art: from idea to execution 
with Marta Jovanović

Drawing from a variety of theories, exercises, and interdisciplinary practice, this course guides students through the creative process of developing of a live performance art piece.

DATES:
March 2-23, 2021
Tuesdays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175

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Performing the Memory
with Marta Jovanović

This practice-based course focuses on memory as immediate inspiration and tool for creating performance art. Through discussion of historic and contemporary examples, selected readings, and performance experiments, participants are guided to employ concepts of personal, group, and collective memory and embedded discourses to expand their artistic practice.

DATES:
April 5-26, 2021
Mondays 6-8pm CET

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‘Rules of the Game’: an introduction to task-based performance and art
with Katja Hilevaara

Through a variety of practical experiments, discussions of case studies, and selected readings, this class examines the practice of using task-led activities as a means to conceive and compose performance art.

DATES: 
April 6-27, 2021
Tuesdays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175

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Performing for Camera
with Rah Eleh

This course investigates the intersections between performance art and video. Through the study of key works, selected readings, as well as physical exercises and writing activities, the course tackles questions such as
“how are artists pushing the boundaries and expanding the definition of performance art and media?
How does performative video and performance on network technologies communicate and participate in social and political discourses, meanings, and values?"
 

DATES:
May 3-24, 2021
Mondays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175

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Performance Art and Feminisms
with Marissa Vigneault

This course addresses the confluence of Feminism and Performance Art. Through the analysis of key works of feminist performance artists, the class approaches the multiple positions of Feminism and analyzes how and why performance art became crucial in the dismantling of standardizations regarding gender, sexuality, race, ethnicity, or class.

DATES:
May 11-June 1, 2021
Tuesdays, 6-8pm CET
Fee: EUR 175

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NEW: COURSE SNEAK PEEK
 

Curious about what to expect from our courses? We now offer the opportunity to get one-time access to selected course modules so that you can get a sense of our content, course infrastructure, tools, and learning environment.

How does it work? Easy.  Just email us at info@ecc-performanceart.eu with your name, and the course you are interested in and we will send you a link to a recording of one of its weekly sessions. If you have a particular session you want to learn more about, just let us know. You can find the courses syllabus with weekly content on the respective course page.