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Dressing Up and Down

ARTDES 332.001


Credit Hours: 3
Course Fee: $150
Instructor(s): Modrak, Rebekah
Schedule: TueThu 8:30a-10:45a
Location: 10,761,068


Fall 2022

Prerequisites: ANY ONE OF THE FOLLOWING: ARTDES 206: Garment Design & Construction, ARTDES 207: Textile Design: Pattern & Print, ARTDES 208: Textile Design: Fiber Structures, ARTDES 205: Intro to Painting: Organizing Visual Space, ARTDES 260: Intro to Sculpture.

Description: Dressing Up and Down examines the transformative and communicative powers of garments, costumes, and wearable art. Using traditional and non-traditional materials, students construct body extensions and wearable sculpture inspired by culture, identity, labor, art, design, and other ideas. The emphasis is on experimentation, the development of personal expression, and material exploration.

Frequency: This course is typically offered in the fall term of even-numbered years, though scheduling may vary according to future term circumstances.