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Creative Play in Arts

Exploration of the playful element in personality, culture, and artistic creation.The method is experimenal-participatory and cross-cultural.Playful modes of activities include improvisation, masquerading, misrule and celebration as well as the ritualization of simple pastimes and games.Work with the symbolic potential of found-objects and primary materials.Classroom includes movement, vocal expression, plastic construction, and enactment: the finding of various playful personae like the fool, the clown, and the 'philobat.'

Course #
MPAET-GE 2059
Units
3
Term
Fall
Department