Design: Mask Design & Creation

Design: Mask Design & Creation

In what is the eighth of 10 exercises focusing on design aesthetics from Associate Professor Rostampour, students design a character mask based on one of the following- Kabuki, ancient Greek, African, Commedia dell´Arte, or virtual game character/anime. They must also research the mask and write a short paper about it.

For the exercise focusing on Mask Design and Creation click here BWE Design Rostampour2 PROJECT 8

For a PDF of all 10 exercises click here BWE Fereshteh Rostampour Projects


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    Fereshteh Rostampour

    Fereshteh Rostampour is an Associate Professor of set & lighting design in the department of theatre at Auburn University. She studied Marionette, Painting, Ballet, Architecture, and Scenography. She has been teaching set & lighting design, interior design, architecture, and computer 3D lighting & rendering for the past seventeen years. She holds an MFA degree in set and lighting design from The Ohio State University. Fereshteh worked as a Free-lance Scenographer for numerous plays, dance, opera, and film internationally. Her work was chosen as one of the six primary performance designs for the National Exhibit at Prague Quadrennial 2015. Fereshteh was one of the top three finalists in the World Stage Design (WSD) 2013 competition in Cardiff, Wales & top five in WSD 2009 in Seoul, Korea. Her lighting design for Jesus Christ Superstar in 2006 won the outstanding lighting design at the 20th Annual Charlotte Theatre Awards. Fereshteh also delivered seminars on lighting techniques within the retail environment at the International Retail Design Conference in Orlando, FL and Pasadena, CA. She is an associate member of OISTAT (International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians), International Committee of USITT (The United States Institute for Theatre Technology), and serves as the advisory board of Broadway Educators. Read Full
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