Catalyst Arts is proud to present a workshop on performance and live art with Amanda Coogan as part of FIX19.
Live performances are ever shifting, malleable artworks with four significant elements; Site, Time, Audience and Performer(s). This workshop will focus on the individual artists body as art material and will explore, through simple exercises, methodologies of communicating with your body, materials and concepts. Using your body as a material in your practice is a significant formal, emotional and conceptual step for an artist. With this in mind, the broad discipline of performance studies can be of use in equipping us with knowledge that crosses disciplines and enriches our practice. Performance art is a wide and varied form.
Please note that on participating in this workshop you will be asked to come prepared with a performance with consideration of costume, props and action. Wear flexible, warm and waterproof clothes (we may be outside for some time.) Please also bring a handheld mirror and 1 glass for water (no plastic)
This workshop is open to anyone over the age of 18, no previous experience is required, however spaces are limited so please ensure you are fully committed to taking a space before purchasing.
For more information on the full programme for FIX19 and this workshop please go to: www.catalystarts.org.uk/fix19
FIX19 is Proudly sponsored by the Arts Council Northern Ireland, Belfast City Council and The Foyle Foundation.
Image courtesy of the artist and facilitator Amanda Coogan.
Dates: Saturday September 28
Times: 10am – 5pm
Location: Lyric Theatre Belfast, 55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast BT9 5FB