Assignment: 3 -Minute Artist Report (10% )
The artist I chose is Marie Clements. Research her work, context and impact on issues related to environmental justice (no copying from Wikipedia please!)
Guidelines for Artist Report
Your artist report should be based on research into the artist you have chosen. This will mean using scholarly sources after an initial internet search. All the citations must from scholarly sources.
For the Report you need to write 3 paragraphs:
Paragraph 1: Sketch the context in which the artist is located (Key questions, what country and period of time? What environmental challenge do they address? What popular movements are they connected with, if any?
Paragraph 2: Identify what artistic strategies they use? Please give examples and identify at least 3 strategies – these include genres and forms, ways of hailing the audience and involving them (e.g. audience engagement, concept, site specificity, Walking as a tool of encounter, irony, repetition, Signifying, relational aesthetics, forum theatre, ritual or ceremony, blues aesthetics, intertextual dialogue with other writers or artists, embodied performance) and how they work in relation to the audience or viewers involved.
Paragraph 3: How have they intervened in the society and environment and with what effects? This is a critical judgement you will have to make based on the research and evidence you have done. How have they changed themselves, their community, the arts community, their audience.