Get Surreal

(Duration: 20th Nov, 2017 to 9th February, 2018)

Key Concept: Creativity

Related concepts: Expression, Innovation

Global Contexts: Orientation in space and time


Statement of Inquiry: Creative ideas are influenced by innovative expression that can manipulate the way we project time and space.


Inquiry Questions: To what degree does the subconscious affect the way artists approach meaningful self-expression?

How has Surrealism deconstructed traditional approaches to Art making?




Art Glossary (Skills and techniques): Dislocation, Juxtaposition, Metamorphosis, Levitation (as seen in the nuclear painting), Transformation and Distortion
Surreal Concepts: Conscious, Unconscious, Subconscious, Automatism, Chance and Accident
Surrealist representation: Collage, Exquisite Corpse, Automatic writing, Double (use of symbolic) image, Frottage

Learning materials

http://www.gosurreal.com/history.htm
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/glo/surrealism/
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/surr/hd_surr.htm
http://www.surrealism.org/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd6ahj6k4_4
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6WKIBbVaxjc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUB85lSj4pM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nm7XGiFhKeE&feature=fvwrel

IDEA SHARING: Padlet
http://padlet.com/jhui1/beautiful

MIND MAPPING TOOL: Xmind
http://www.xmind.net/


TASKS

Week of 14th November: Prepare your new workbook (if necessary) and answer the inquiry question.

Week of 21st November: Topic investigation. Develop Dream Diary. Research project launched (Due on 7/12/2016)

Week of 28th November: Topic investigation continued.


Week of 5th December: Submission of Research Project. Surreal Techniques investigation (1) Surreal music project launched (Due on 4/1/2017)

Week of 12th December: Surreal Techniques investigation (2) Surreal Exquisite Corpse project launched (Due on 4/1/2017)

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Week of 3rd January: Surreal Techniques investigation (3)

Week of 10th January: Surreal Techniques investigation (4)

Week of 17th January: Surreal body/kinaesthetic performance (Task 3) launched.

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First Work Consultation: 11 January, 2016 (You are expected to complete Task 1, 2 and 3 for my feedback!)

Week of 18 January 2016: Exploration of Surrealist skills and techniques (Task 4).

Week of TBC: Thematic Surreal Project Starts.


Second Work Consultation: 22 February, 2016 (You are expected to show REVISED Task 1, 2, 3, 4 and process development of Final project for my feedback!)

Final Thematic Project and Due Date: 6 March, 2016





LEARNING MATERIALS




Writing about Art Criticism

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Project / Assessment briefs / Evaluation forms

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CRITERION C: THINKING CREATIVELY

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Source: http://architects2zebras.com/category/collaboration/

Use the following strategies to help you to show the artistic intention and creative decision making within the creative cycle!!


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Criterion D (Responding)

ATL Skills Clarification (to be used for self-reflection)

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Exemplar works



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