you and me, we and us
(On Making Connections and Building Trust Through Performance Art)
An experiential session on the introduction of performance art, mainly focusing on making simple connections through humanly instincts, heightening senses and acknowledging emotions. Making performative based art works with familiar gestures and using everyday objects.
you and me, we and us – is 60 minutes of self-reflection on the idea of ‘giving and receiving’, as educators. We give more than we receive but how can one find balance and rewarding satisfaction in finding little moments of constant observation, self-awareness and small acts of kindness?
About the Speaker
Ezzam Rahman is a multi-disciplinary installation and performance artist. He graduated with a Masters in Arts, Fine Arts from Goldsmiths University of London in 2017, Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Fine Arts from the University of Huddersfield in 2010 and was formally trained as a sculptor from LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts in 2003.
Ezzam is known for his interest in the body and his use of common, easily accessible and unconventional materials to produce works. Through his work, Ezzam features narratives that challenges/expands notions of identity politics, the inherent paradoxes of presence and marginality. Most of his works are time-based ephemera that aim to pique the viewer’s thoughts on the topic of impermanence, trace and abjection.