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ACAVAR124

Identify and connect specific features and purposes of visual artworks from contemporary and past times to explore viewpoints and enrich their art-making, starting with Australian artworks including those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

Elaborations

  • comparing and contrasting different representations and interpretations of Country/Place from a range of viewpoints and contexts, for example, researching and comparing the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and colonists in artworks from and about 1788 (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • respecting cultural practices and sensitivities as they research, analyse and examine the way an artist’s cultural experiences have influenced the representation of their artworks (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • recognising how different factors contribute to the ways in which visual artworks are judged to be meaningful by an audience (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)
  • Considering viewpoints - philosophies and ideologies: For example - Do the artist’s past experiences influence the work? Why do you prefer this form? (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • analysing how visual arts practices and processes and use of available technologies shape the practices of art, craft and design (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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