8 to 10 November 2019
8 to 10 November 2019
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Adire Eleko30 August 2017
What is Indigo? a tropical plant of the pea family, which was formerly widely cultivated as a source of dark blue dye, now largely replaced by synthetic dyes.Elaborately patterned indigo dyed resist cloths... more
Lateral Thinking30 August 2017
Lateral thinking is an approach to solving problems that is creative, indirect, and does not rely on logical step by step reasoning. Lateral thinking is effectively looking at things sideways ( laterally),... more
Range of Media29 August 2017
Artistic understanding and expression may be taught through a range of media and techniques. Students may demonstrate technical competence in different media according to what materials are available... more
Borders and Frontiers29 August 2017
Borders and Frontiers is a fascinating topic for an international school student who has moved from one place to another in his life, sometimes several places. It could also be a good overall theme when... more
Ways of Seeing29 August 2017
John Berger died January 2, 2017 at the age of 90. He had a profound effect on on the way art is taught and on the way people look at art, so I thought Id update this page and encourage you to revisit... more
Defining Culture29 August 2017
Culture is a complex concept and can be quite hard to define. It encompasses human intellectual achievement as well as popular customs and beliefs. However, for our purposes in this course 'culture' is... more
Cultural Assumptions29 August 2017
When looking at art from other cultures, do we consider it the same way we do art from our familiar culture?This raises the age old question of how we define art. Lets take a purely cultural perspective... more
Words as Art29 August 2017
This has probably been one of the most defining developments in western visual art of the twentieth century.Text has been used in other cultures as an important form of artistic expression for many centuries. more
Writing about Art29 August 2017
Yes, and both written and visual research are part of the curriculum. That doesn't mean polished essay writing but it does mean that students need to know how to use the subject language appropriately... more