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Visual arts / Year 9 and 10

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Curriculum content descriptions

Develop and refine techniques and processes to represent ideas and subject matter (ACAVAM127)

  • developing technical proficiency in the resolution of designed, fabricated and constructed artworks, using safe and sustainable practices
  • Considering viewpoints – histories: For example – How has the artist appropriated an artwork from another time?
  • using innovative thinking as they explore the capabilities of digital and virtual technologies to resolve design and planning problems
  • developing skills that can transfer to cross-media and inter-media domains of visual arts
General capabilities
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Art themes,  Mixed media,  Multimedia

Teacher resource

Inge King Sculptor

This is a resource about sculptor Inge King who has produced many of Australia’s most striking monumental public sculptures in the last decades of the 20th century and early 21st century. It revolves around a video clip in which she outlines stages and turning-points in her career and her life-long commitment to art, illustrated ...

Interactive Resource

Bird's eye art

A visual arts activity for students using aerial perspective and abstract forms.

Teacher resource

Funfair high

This is a resource about how art can be used to convey different ideas about the personal, social and historical significance of the built environment, using a school building as the basis in a redesign as a theme park. The resource features a video of sculptor Callum Morton discussing the inspiration for his artwork 'Ghost ...

Interactive Resource

Vivid Sydney – 77 Million Paintings

A series of video interviews with Nick Robertson about Brian Eno's '77 Million Paintings' installation, which was part of an exhibition in Vivid Sydney 2009. The resource includes clips of the installation.

Teacher resource

Arts dialogue - Kosuke Ikeda and Alicia King

This is an online module consisting of teacher notes, three stimulus resources and student activities that explore collaborative arts programmes between Australian and the countries of Asia using the examples of the Asialink residents, visual artists, Kosuke Ikeda and Alicia King. The teacher notes provide additional online ...


Alighiero Boetti: game plan

This is an online resource that focuses on presenting the artworks of Italian artist, Alighiero Boetti from the 2012 exhibition Alighiero Boetti: game plan. It features thumbnails of all of the works in the exhibition, which can be selected to enlarge the images and provide information about each specific artwork including ...