This lesson is suitable for students in : Junior College 1/2
Artwork title: Untitled (Sold)
Name of artist: Karen Yeh
Possible Guiding Questions for discussing art
- What does the artwork remind you of? How do you relate to it? What notions do you think the orange stickers embody?
- Why do you think the artist has conceived the form of the artwork in this manner? How does the context of the teachers’ exhibition and/or the stimulus of the exhibition frame the artwork?
- On what basis do you think the artist has chosen to single out these three artworks?
- How would you convey a similar artistic intent in another medium? What made you say that?
Possible lesson ideas for making art
In this lesson idea, students could be asked to consider the invisible systems in which they live in and think of an interventionist gesture that serves to question the workings of the system.
A possible elegant art task could be:
To examine a condition within a system and think of modes of disrupting its usual functioning to highlight the issues you want to spotlight. Examples include systemic practices of art institutions, the art market, the educational system or the economic system.
Working with medium constraints of either:
Use of found objects OR
Santiago Sierra, Francis Alys, Martin Creed, Mark Wallinger