To Do List for 4/26

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  1. Sketch and research out ideas for your Home Diptych assignment
    1. Our images will be on display at New Season on May 20th and May 21st!
  2. Upload images to your Electronic Portfolio and answer questions contained in the empty fields.
  3. You should have both your Final Concentration and Breadth sections completed.
  4. Choose your five best images that I will print out. This will be your Quality Section.

To Do List for 4/25

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  1. Sketch and research out ideas for your Home Diptych assignment
  2. Upload images to your Electronic Portfolio and answer questions contained in the empty fields.
  3. You should have both your Final Concentration and Breadth sections completed.
  4. Choose your five best images that I will print out. This will be your Quality Section.

Today’s Warm Up: Artistic Reflection on Home Diptych

After reading the warm ups for the last two days and watching the video, answer the following questions below. Post your answers as a comment to this post.

  1.  In what ways do your shared concerns and characteristics relate to concepts of home and displacement?
  2. What works of art might you create based on these shared ideas?
  3. How might these artworks affect your local or global community?

After answering these questions, check out these examples of how art and the displacement of peoples intersect :

http://cafeart.org.uk/

http://therefugeeartproject.com/home/

http://forecastpublicart.org/public-art-review/current-projects/2015/07/the-geometry-of-conscience/

https://incluseum.com/2015/05/29/the-power-of-place-a-collaboration-with-all-rise/

https://hyperallergic.com/101311/andres-serrano-shows-us-how-not-to-help-the-homeless/

Today’s Warm Up: Xu Bing & The Phoenix.

 

Here’s images of the finished product: http://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/article/On-exhibit-Xu-Bing-s-Phoenix-at-Mass-MoCA-4184153.php

Please watch the above video and answer the questions below.

1. Please write down your initial response to the video.

2. How did viewing this installation affect you, change your views on
discussing or thinking about home?

3. How do you think this installation affected/changed/made a difference in the lives of the people in the community?

4. What was Xu Bing’s inspiration for this installation and why was it
important to the intention of the work?

5. Consider creating a piece related to the needs of your own school or community inspired by or in response to your insight gained from watching this video. What are your ideas?