This studio art course is dedicated to the aesthetics and the practice of performance. Although a studio course, there will be a strong theoretical aspect which aims to outline a historical and cultural framework that shows how performance art was born and traces how we comprehend the practice today. The aim of which is to better understand how this special, all-embracing art language will be understood in the future. Physical activities along with actions involving individual exploration of public space are fundamental to the creative process. Performance art needs bodies, it needs space, it needs action, it needs an audience. Students will come away from this course with a strong knowledge of these fundamental ideas.