Asia Region Art Educators

Art educators living, working or interested in Asia

 

SACRED SPACES

How is art an expression of the psychological, spiritual and cultural?

What are sacred spaces?

How and why are the sacred spaces of different cultures and beliefs important?

How do we draw interior spaces and angles?

How can we create different moods using different materials and techniques?


TIMELINE

Week

What we will do?

WORKBOOK PAGES

1

Learn Sighting Technique

2 x DoRB Drawings (Exercise 20, 21)

Complete 2 drawings of interior spaces using sighting technique. Each drawing should use a different material. Try and make them as different as possible.

Workbook Page 1

2

Watch Art 21 Program on Spaces

Create a cover page that includes a Venn Diagram based on the 4 artists in the program. Respond to questions based on one artist. 

Workbook page 2

3

HOMEWORK/FIELD TRIP- Take 10 Photographs of each “Sacred Space”

Put photographs on school drive.

Print a “Contact Sheet” for your photographs.

 

 

Workbook page 2

4

Choose 3 photographs (one from each space) to print.

 

Project Plan- Choose a project and brainstorm your ideas for it. How can you as an artist create a work that

expresses how you feel about a sacred space?

Image Manipualtion- Try different mixed media techniques based on photographs and perspective drawings.

Workbook page 3/4

5

GO over assessment criteria

What is Annotation? How do I annotate?

Start Final Piece

Workbook Page 3/4

6

Complete Artwork

 

7

Complete Artwork

Self Assessment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSESSMENT

OUTCOMES

Outcome 1- At least one photograph of a sacred space using image manipulation to enhance mood.

Outcome 2-One mixed media or oil pastel artwork on board, based on the explorations of sacred spaces.

Outcome 3- 4 x A2 Workbook pages that document creative cycle.  

 

CRITERIA

AO1 GATHERING, RECORDING, RESEARCH AND INVESTIGATION

(a) Investigate and research a variety of appropriate sources

(b) Record and analyze information from direct observation and personal experience

 

AO2 EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF IDEAS

(a) Explore a range of visual ideas by manipulating images

(b) Show a development of ideas through appropriate processes

 

AO3 ORGANISATION AND RELATIONSHIPS OF VISUAL ELEMENTS

(a) Organize and recognize the relationships of visual elements to contribute to the quality of the idea

(b) Express ideas visually and make informed aesthetic judgments

 

AO4 SELECTION AND CONTROL OF MATERIALS, MEDIA AND PROCESSES

(a) Show exploration and experimentation with appropriate materials

(b) Select and control appropriate media and processes showing clarity of intention

 

AO5 PERSONAL VISION AND PRESENTATION

(a) Show personal vision and commitment through an interpretative and creative response

(b) Present an informed response through personal evaluation, reflection and critical thinking

 

RESOURCES

Artists from ART 21 PBS Series

Richard Serra

Sally Mann

Margaret Kilgallen

Barry McGee

Pepon Osorio

OTHER ARTISTS you might be interested in.

James Mc Garth

http://www.james-mcgrath.com/index/content/index.html

Alan Davie

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/art/gallery2/alan_daviere...

Christian Boltanski

http://www.tate.org.uk/magazine/issue2/boltanski.htm

John Colburn

http://www.evabreuerartdealer.com.au/coburn.html

Racheal Whiteread

Marion Borgelt

http://marionborgelt.com/

Tim Johnson

http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/clemenger2003/a_johnson.html

Hossein Valamanesh

 

Other Students Work 

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Comment by Aimee Zvinakis on May 9, 2011 at 9:03pm
Thanks so much for sharing such a detailed and comprehensive unit outline on 'sacred spaces'.  the artworks that were created by your students in this unit are powerful and visually arresting.
Comment by kendra Farrell on April 21, 2011 at 6:39pm
thank you so much for posting this unit. In times where few of us stop to pause ,this lesson helps us to look and listen and respond. I am sorry you won't be in Hanoi longer as I would love to visit. kendra

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