2015, Rubber duckie, Chinese ink, plastic water dispenser bottle, found brick, 40cm x 40cm x 40cm By LIAO ZIYAN, Bendemeer Secondary School As an art educator, my convictions regarding Art and Education are constantly challenged—Does our educational establishment stifle creativity? Can we teach creativity? Can creativity and education coexist? These questions framed my art-making process, with the […]Read more "Creativity 101"
This lesson is suitable for students in: Lower Secondary Artwork title: Creativity 101 Name of artist: Liao Ziyan Toys/ found objects/self and identity/ environmental issue/ social issue/ ekphrastic poetry In this lesson idea, students could be asked to select a toy of their own as the starting point of their art-making process. They will […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS FOR CREATIVITY 101 (2015) BY LIAO ZIYAN"
2015, Tarpaulin, stretched canvas, beer bottle, plastic bag, stool, 100cm x 30cm x 30cm By LIM BOON ENG, Gan Eng Seng School In Peranakan tradition, one of the most prized material possessions of a Nyonya is the kerongsang serong (literally ‘brooch slanted’ in Malay), which comprises one large elaborate kerongsang ibu (‘mother’) and two smaller […]Read more "Kerongsang Serong Refound II"
This lesson is suitable for students in : Lower Secondary Artwork title: Kerongsang Serong Refound II Name of artist: Lim Boon Eng Possible Guiding Questions for discussing art Possible lesson ideas for making art Comprising one large elaborate kerongsang ibu (‘mother’) and two smaller kerongsang anak (‘child’), the Peranakan traditional kerongsang serong (literally ‘brooch […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS FOR KERONGSANG SERONG REFOUND II (2015) BY LIM BOON ENG"
2015, oil and emulsion on plywood, 85 cm x 180cm By LIM HUI CHI, Bukit View Secondary School Like the extending trunks and branches of a tree, the reach of education and educators is ever-growing. Grow depicts Singapore’s factory-like education structure that is traditionally deeply rooted in a system of tiered progression and standardised curriculum. […]Read more "Grow (2015)"
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2015, Wood, Dimensions variable By LOH LAI KUEN VIVIAN, St Joseph’s Institution (Independent) My work is part of an on-going series created in retrospect. I am persistently moved to capture fading memories of my childhood play and living environment. I draw inspiration from the materials I work with. In this sculpture, the main material used was pre-cut wooden […]Read more "Play I Build #1"
This lesson is suitable for students in : Secondary Level Artwork title: play I build #1 Name of artist: Loh Lai Kuen Vivian Possible Guiding Questions for discussing art Possible lesson ideas for making art 1. Examine how the sculpture has been assembled by describing the lines, shapes, and form. Use adjectives to […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS FOR PLAY I BUILD #1 (2015) BY LOH LAI KUEN VIVIAN"
2015, Glue, wooden frame, 20cm x 180cm By LOW SOK HUI, Hwa Chong Institution The nondescript white glue is a common art material. It is an adhesive applied to materials to bind them together. Yet, I see glue as a magical material. It can be visible and invisible; it can change from a viscous material to a fragile, […]Read more "Linger…"
This lesson is suitable for students in Secondary 3. Title of artwork: Linger… Name of artist: Low Sok Hui Medium: Glue, wooden frame Possible Guiding Questions for discussing Art Describe how the materials are placed together. How would you describe the work as you look at it from afar, compared to a closer analysis […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS FOR LINGER… (2015) BY LOW SOK HUI"
2015, Mixed Media, 30cm x 21cm (series of 9) By MAISARAH KAMAL, Chong Boon Secondary Often we conceal ourselves to what is seen, but the unseen is what seems to matter more. The ‘seen’ distinguishes itself beautifully in a form that is known and familiar, as though it is comforting. It makes us crave for more, […]Read more "What Pushes You to the Edge? (2015)"
This lesson is suitable for students in : Secondary 2 Artwork title: What pushes you to the edge? Name of artist: Maisarah Kamal Possible Guiding Questions for discussing art What do you see in these artworks? Describe the different lines you see. Why do you think the artist has chosen to study lines? Consider […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS WHAT PUSHES YOU TO THE EDGE? (2015) FOR BY MAISARAH KAMAL"
2015, Pedestal, books, bottles, shadow projection on wall, Dimensions variable By MASLINA MOHAMED JALANI, Yusof Ishak Secondary School A|cknowl|edge a| myriad of knowl|edge’ is an interplay of linguistic morphology based on the a|edge, an acronym for ‘Art Educators’ Developmental & Generative Explorations. Morphology, derived from Greek, means the ‘study of shape’. The installation aims to challenge […]Read more "A|cknowl|edge a| myriad of knowl|edge"
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2015, Performance Art, TV Screen By MAZLAN MUHAMMAD, St Gabriel Secondary School My journey and interest into Balinese culture started in 2003 while studying in Australia. There, I picked up traditional Gamelan music and danced the Topeng [mask] routines during the weekends, as well as at folk festivals, before returning home in 2005 to play […]Read more "Portrait of an Old Warrior (2015)"
Artwork Title: Portrait of an Old Warrior Name of Artist: Mazlan Muhammad School: St. Gabriel’s Secondary School Possible Activities for Engaging with Artwork 1. What do you see and hear? Take a close look at the performance and list 10 words that describe what you see and hear. Teacher may refer to table […]Read more "LESSON IDEAS FOR PORTRAIT OF AN OLD WARRIOR (2015) BY MAZLAN MUHAMMAD"