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Indigenous Art of Australia - Presentation

Indigenous Art of Australia - Presentation
Description

This presentation is designed to give students some familiarity with Aboriginal art by showing them examples of Indigenous artwork made by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through time. They will learn why it evolved and changed and how it’s used to tell important stories of Australians today.
Finally, they will be encouraged to take what they have learned and use it to their own stories through visual art.

Suitable for
  • Relief Teachers
Lesson Structure
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9AVA6E01 9

Investigate and explain the ways that visual artists represent views, beliefs and opinions for different purposes and in different contexts

ACAVAM106 8.4

Explore ideas, experiences, observations and imagination to create visual artworks and design, including considering ideas in artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists

ACAVAR109 8.4

Respond to visual artworks and consider where and why people make visual artworks, starting with visual artworks from Australia, including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

ACAVAM110 8.4

Explore ideas and artworks from different cultures and times, including artwork by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to use as inspiration for their own representations

ACAVAR113 8.4

Identify intended purposes and meanings of artworks using visual arts terminology to compare artworks, starting with visual artworks in Australia including visual artworks of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

ACAVAM114 8.4

Explore ideas and practices used by artists, including practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, to represent different views, beliefs and opinions

ACAVAR117 8.4

Explain how visual arts conventions communicate meaning by comparing artworks from different social, cultural and historical contexts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks

VCAVAR032

Identify and describe how ideas are expressed in artworks by comparing artworks from different contemporary, historical and cultural contexts, including artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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