Performance & Photography

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Degree Students
Adv Photo Concepts:Performance
Spring 2023
Taught By: María del Mar Hernández Gil de Lamadrid
Section: A

CRN: 13692

Credits: 3

This advanced, studio-based course explores the relationship of photography and performance. Students explore various notions of representation and the use of the self and/or surrogates in performances for the camera. Other issues and genres explored include the constructed image, the fictional image, gender and sexuality, metaphor, fantasy, identity construction, and masquerade. Students complete practical and conceptual assignments during the course of the semester as well as a written proposal for a final project based on the readings, lectures, discussions and critiques presented during each class​.​ Additionally, the class involves reading about the history of Performance art and its relationship with Photography, and its influence on contemporary photographers.

Open to: All university undergraduates. Pre-requisite: PUPH 2110, or PUPH 2100, or PSAM 1050.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 15

Add/Drop Deadline: February 5, 2023 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2023 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:48am EDT 4/1/2023

Meeting Info:
Days: Monday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: 66 5th Ave
Room: 400
Date Range: 1/23/2023 - 5/15/2023