Talking Points: Art as Performance – Heather Hansen

A collection of sources and imagery to explore the work of Heather Hansen.

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Heather Hansen

Heather Hansen is a performance artist based in USA. 


Questions to Ask Children

Discuss how the following words/ideas relate to Heather’s work:

  • Time

  • Audience

  • Drawing Material (i.e. graphite, charcoal)

How do you feel watching Heather’s performance?

Heather makes her marks on very large sheets of paper, and on the beach. Where else could you make similar marks? 

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