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Destroy. Combine. Deconstruct. Rebel.

Destruction is also creation.
         — Marcel Duchamp

Clothing is emblematic, and can be identified as a uniform. It's parts may amount to mimicry – helping to create the disguise adopted by the object of the gaze.

Mimicry can be:
Travesty - pretending to be what one is not.
Camouflage - hiding inside what is already there.
Intimidation - taking a part of something larger than you.

Clothing can be seen as display. The display may be a lure - to attract others. It may be a defense - worn in order to protect the body. Helmets, breastplates and shields may be used to this end, also sun glasses, gas masks, bee-keeper's hats and thermal underwear. When the protection required creates a defense against aggression rather than atmospheric extremes, the items worn often project outwards from the body.

An artificial device to replace or augment a missing or impaired part of the body.

Your group will use clothing, masks and/or prosthesis to transform the "Self" into "Other" as you create a 30 second to two minute performance.

Use one or more of the following methods: Gradual Processes; Cut-Ups; Mashups; Chance and/or Indeterminism.

You must document this work. Details of this project will be discussed in class.