|Artwork Title: Hortatory
Name of Artist: Karmilah Khamis, Marie-Elena Louisa Soliano, Michelle Han Shu Qing, Md Lokman, Zaki Zulfakar
School: Si Ling Secondary School
This lesson is suitable for students in: Secondary 3/4
12 periods OR 2-Day Art Programme (Post Exam Activities)
Visual / Conceptual Thinking through Decollage
In this lesson idea, students could be asked to think about Contemporary Asian Art Form versus Traditional Art Form.
A possible elegant art task could be:
Create an artwork that shows your relationship with others, or with objects. Use recycled materials and personal artefacts that are symbolic to you.
Drawing inspiration and ideas from your own culture, familiar social structures, inter-generational relationships. i.e. generation gap
CLASS PROFILE & PRE-REQUISITES:
Students will be able to:
MEDIUM / TOOLS:
STEP SUGESTED TIME PERCEIVING & APPRECIATING RESOURCES
1 10min Pre-activity
1. What do you see in these photographs?
2. What similarities can you see between the two artworks?
3. Why do you think is the artistic intent in the choice of medium?
What made you say that?
4. How else can we convey a similar artistic intent in another medium?
Artwork title: “Hortatory” Totally Fried up but absolutely delicious decollage (2016)
Name of artist: Zaki Zulfakar Noordin
Artwork title: “Fountain” (1917)
Name of artist: Marcel Duchamp
(Students to cross reference with other interpretations of “Hortatory” 2016 by artists:
And works by Joseph Cornell
2 40min OBSERVING, GATHERING AND IDEATING RESOURCES
Students in group of fours to choose ONE SECONDARY colour. With the chosen colour, they are required to create a mind map as well as art vocabulary associated with the colour with the cultural and social context in mind.
Students will go around school compound to capture images of object/s associated to their work. They can also use these objects as part of their artwork.
Students as a group choose the “frame” that they want to work their collage on. These frames could be unused drawers, musical instruments etc
Students should explore a diversity and range of possibilities that best describes/illustrate their ideas as a team.
Each student to bring at least 4 recycled items from home that best suits their concept with the following design principles in mind:
–Concept (Create an artwork that shows your relationship with others, or with objects)
–Symbolic, focus on what is necessary and tells a story
–Colour decided by the group
– Keeping in mind the restriction of Space
-Purposeful Texture and designs to accentuate their work
3 120 min EXPRESSING AND EVALUATING RESOURCES
Students as a group will select the best items from their pool of resources that can best be used as symbols/metaphors to represent an* emotion and or idea
Students will seek advice and assistance from Art teachers and technicians on ways to assemble their works
Students to do reflections based on their observations and to make decisions as a team on the best ways to represent their artwork
Materials provided by school:
-Hot glue gun, cutting tools , paints etc
-Collaboration with D&T technicians to provide technical support such as drilling etc
Materials brought from home by students
Samples and prototypes made by teachers
4 60min COMMUNICATING AND APPRECIATING RESOURCES
Students will curate their exhibition
Every member of the team needs to do a short presentation and brief about their artwork
Everyone else is invited to give positive feedback. Each group to nominate one member to be a scribe to record down relevant and purposeful comments
Classroom to be transformed into a mini exhibition space or they can use the school’s art gallery
Alternatively, the artworks can be exhibited at the hall and open to all students
5 20min EVALUATING RESOURCES
Teachers recapped learning activities and highlight some useful key learning points and strategies used by students that may be beneficial for future inquiry-based learning. Quote some successful practises from classroom observations.
Teacher brief students on follow-up activity from this lesson.
Teacher’s own resources on observational studies