The outcome of much global upheaval is that people tend t
o retreat into their comfortable, familiar and ‘safe’ places. This can take the mild form of nostalgia or strong Nationalism. I would suggest that current exhibitions addressing the Australian Landscape is wanting to offer us, the art going public, solace and a safe haven from the global challenges referred to in article one, Arts education can/should/does, “Foster the capacity to respond to major global challenges, from peace to sustainability”. Read More
Art, Identity and Place
NSW Regional Galleries are awash with topical and cosmopo
litan shows at the moment. As there is so much rich material to work with, this article is the first of two articles about Art, Identity and Place developed from recent and current regional art exhibitions in 2017.
Arts education can/should/does, Foster the capacity to respond to major global challenges, from peace to sustainability: Recent and Current Regional Art Exhibitions in 2017
This article is about exploring the ideas presented in the “Seoul Agenda: Goals for the Development of Arts Education,” a 2010 UNESCO “Second World Conference on Arts Education” (25 – 28 May 2010). You can locate this document in the VADEA Members Area under “Resources” - Art Education Papers. Rather than listing the regional art exhibitions here, I will name them as they are refered. Read More
Irresistible, The VADEA Education Kit 20...
Irresistible Options is a collection of resources written
by art teachers for art teachers. Designed to complement the presentations given by some of Australia's finest contemporary artists at the 2012 VADEA Conference Irresistible, these resources have been developed to enhance quality teaching in the 7-12 Visual Arts classroom. Read More #2012, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, VADEA Education Kit
VADEA 2014 Conference Education Kit
The WHAT MATTERS? ARTMAKING AND MATERIALITY VADEA NSW con
ference handbook includes information on Lorraine Kypiotis, David Briggs, Denis Clarke, Gary Deirmendjian, Mini Graff, Anwen Keeling, Bronwyn Kemp, Daniel Pata, Margaret Roberts, Peter Solness, Kim Spooner and Brenda Tye. With study worksheets for senior students and an introduction by Dr Kerry Thomas and Dr Karen Maras, this is an invaluable resource for teachers and students. Read More #2014, Conference, VADEA Education Kit