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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

From Found Objects to Art Works

An integrated approach to creating expressive sculptures

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

1. From collecting materials to a bank of elements Aims/ objectives

Outcomes

This element will

At the end of this element the student will be able to Select relevant material for creative processes Involve others in the recycling process Communicate and involve parents in preparation of the art process Sort out, organize, arrange and store the collected material

Stimulate the students’ awareness of all the costless “resources� that are available in our surroundings Challenge the student to select and collect relevant material for creative processes Challenge the student to involve family and friends in this recycling process

From recycling to assembled art works

Clean objects NOT garbage

Organizing the continuous collection of material in boxes for use when appropriate!!

Paper and boxes

Textiles and thread

Plastic objects

Tins, cans and metal

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Porcelain

Glasses and bottles

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

2. Collection of trash/found objects to create ideas Aims/ objectives

Outcomes

This element will:

At the end of this element the students will be able to:

Stimulate the visual, tactile and kinaesthetic senses of the students Stimulate the students’ curiosity and creativity Encourage the student to experiment

See well known shapes with “new eyes” Develop creative ideas for artworks Share ideas about various experiments Express an understanding of the economical possibilities in using trash and other low-cost material

”Bathing” in possibilities before starting the creative process of innovating art works

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

3 Ideas turn into 3-dimensional expressive artworks Aims/ objectives

Outcomes

This element will:

At the end of this element the students will be able to:

Stimulate the tactile and kinaesthetic senses of the students Challenge the students to experiment and find ways to combine the elements Stimulate the students’ awareness of the need of an “extra hand” and willingness to cooperate

Give well known shapes new identity Find solutions to assembling elements of different material and shape Express need for a helping hand Cooperate and share ideas on solutions to assembling

From found objects to ...................

Figure or Toy?

Figure or Sculpture?

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Figure or Puppet?

Model or Installation?

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

4. Ideas can be expanded via inspiration from artworks Aims/ objectives

Outcomes

This element will

At the end of this element the student will be able to Communicate about 3-dimensional artwork using relevant concepts Gather a collection of inspiring photos for use in art class Express an understanding of the cultural values available for inspiration

Challenge the students to be exposed to different kinds of artworks Stimulate the students’ awareness of current and ancient Vietnamese or international artworks Stimulate the use of concepts related to 3-dimensional works

2009 Installation at Vietnam Museum of Fine Arts

Grade 5: The Family

Items from Hanoi Museum for Ethnic Minorities

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

5. Artworks can be intensified by a title and a story

Aims/ objectives

Outcomes

This element will:

At the end of this element the students will be able to: Listen to others’ reaction and experience of a specific artwork Express an understanding of the connection between form and content Discuss the possibilities of exhibiting and/or communicating the artworks

Challenge the students reflect on how to clarify and get his/her idea/message across to the observer Stimulate qualitative decorative handwriting Stimulate the students’ awareness of the importance of communication

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Teacher Education in Art for Primary Schools - draft

Approaches to art education Art processes can take its inspirational take off from  Material/technique  Languages of art  Content  Function

Further inspiration From Trash to Scupltures

The Shadows of Trash

PS 5. grade Sydbyskole, Næstved 2009

Child’s work inspired from: Splitting the differences Tim Noble & Sue Webster 1999

From figures to puppets

From “Puppets” to Performance

The Royal Family of DK – Grade 5

Newspapers and design

Experiments by student art teachers

From Performance to Installation

From Installation to Intervention

The Crazy Trash House

Global website: www.thingstalk.net Things Talk - environmental education for children Denmark will be hosting COP15, the 15th international UN Conference on Climate Change during the period 7-18 December 2009. The education project, Things Talk - Children, Climate Change, and Waste Art, aims to provide the children of the world with an opportunity to be heard in the global debate on climate change. Things Talk creates a global platform, where children can get a chance to speak about their ideas, concerns and future dreams in relation to how climate changes will affect the world they live in both locally and globally. Read more about Things Talk

Art students from TTC communicate with grade 3 learners from PS

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Found Objects  

Teaching Material made by Kirsten Fugl

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