Emerging Media

IB Visual Arts: Emerging Media

As IB Art embraces the 21st century, it encourages students to become aware of the uses of emerging media as well as traditional artistic media. This does not mean that students should not be taught old fashioned techniques and skills! Please, continue to teach fine arts techniques and skills using traditional media, while introducing some emerging media alongside.Although emerging media often includes technology as...


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Helene Zawila 30 January 2018 - 12:11

Hi, Heather. I have a student in my IB year 2 class. She wants to do a project based on 3D printing. What would this count as a media? Does she need to use the associated software as she develops her ideas such as the CAD program? Please let me know. Thanks, Helene Zawila

Heather McReynolds 30 January 2018 - 19:21

of course, just document the process and provide lots of specific info in exhib text ( software etc)- treat it like any other medium in that sense


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