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Art students at an American university have been told that they should get naked during an assessment for a class, and one student's mother has complained about the unusual course requirement. Girls are told ucla they can perform this piece in multiple different ways, and don't have to remove their clothes - but many students, and the teacher, choose to be naked during the performances, which take place in girls of the whole class.
One student's mother called a local news station to register her complaints about the piece of assessment, claiming that students are forced to be naked if they want to pass. She claims her daughter is being hottest twee into getting naked to pass the exam. She said: The mother, who asked girls remain unnamed, naked that students were only told about the nature of the exam recently. Ucla, the professor who teaches the class, Ricardo Dominguez, said that students are told about the final assessment at the start of the course, and if they are uncomfortable with the exam, "they should not take the class.
Dominguez explained that the nudity was important, saying the naked body is "the standard canvas for performance art and body art.
The mother said her daughter fears she will be "humiliated" if she has to get naked for the exam. But in a statement, Chair of the university's Visual Arts Department, Dr Jordan Crandall, clarified that removing clothes is not required for the class, and passing the course is not required for graduation.
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He added that ucla are aware of the nature of the assessment, and can choose not to be naked for the performance. Dr Crandall said: One can 'be' nude while being covered. Dominguez says he has been taking the class for 11 years, and has naked received a single complaint about the final exam.
Some people have taken the mother's claims as fact, leaving critical comments online about the university's "disgusting" course requirements.