Folklore | Body Art
F540 | 25647 | P. Shukla


Fulfills: Form & Theory

This course will look at the different ways in which human beings
throughout the world shape, dress, ornament, and decorate their
bodies, focusing on the meaningful communication of these artistic
forms. Class topics will include tattoo, scarification, plastic
surgery, face painting, makeup, henna, hair, jewelry, and body
building. We will also look at various aspects of dress  from daily
wear to special occasion, analyzing the costume on stage, folk
dress, uniforms, and even cross-dressing.