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Documentary Photographyfree31 August 2017

Taking pictures on the street using mobile phones is a common practice for most young people today. Why not take something your students already do naturally and willingly and bring a bit more focus and... more

Mad Materials31 August 2017

This page is intended to inspire an experimental approach to materials and to think beyond the most obvious solutions. Expose students to the possibilities of materials used in contemporary art and invite... more

Installation Artfree31 August 2017

The term Installation art describes an artistic genre that involves a transformation of a space. Generally, the term is applied to interior spaces, whereas outdoor interventions are often called Land... more

Lens-less Photography31 August 2017

Column 3 of the Art Making Forms Table includes lens photography AND lens-less photography techniques. Let's explore some of these on this page.In a world where we are confronted with an overload of digital... more

Buddhist Pop Art31 August 2017

When teaching skills for the Comparative Study we can use every opportunity to help students consider the cultural context for each artwork they encounter. These can be from different cultures, or from... more

Veiled Contentfree31 August 2017

Many artists prefer to work with meaning in a subtle or indirect manner, especially when the subject matter is potentially inflammatory or where censorship exists.In this teaching idea for year 1 students,... more

Contemporary Artists from the Middle East 31 August 2017

Middle Eastern artists, whether they live in that culturally kaleidoscopic (and ill-defined) region or outside it, are at the center of one of the world’s most dynamic movements in contemporary art. more

Your Cultural Influences31 August 2017

Your own cultural traditions Culture is not only about the other; by investigating your own roots you can broaden your scope of appreciation and understanding when encountering the art of cultures you... more

Web Resources Art History30 August 2017

There is a lot of information out there but it varies in quality. Here are four reliable, dependable, intelligent and fairly easy to use web databases for art history and finding images and information... more

The Dark Art Thing30 August 2017

By this I refer a range of things that fall into the realm of "dark art", be that images of violence, blood and gore, or gothic, macabre scenes that share more in common with cartoon or Manga imagery.... more