Visual arts / Year 9 and 10

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Curriculum content descriptions

Plan and design artworks that represent artistic intention (ACAVAM128)

Elaborations
  • analysing and documenting the practices of selected visual artists and designers, including their use of materials, technologies, techniques and processes, when developing their art and design intentions for representation
  • developing an individual focus for a series of artworks based on a given theme, concept or subject matter
  • Considering viewpoints – forms: For example – If it was made from different material or be produced in a different form, would the meaning of the artwork change?
  • applying their understanding of traditional art, craft and design practices to plan the use of materials, technologies and processes in a contemporary context
  • being imaginative when applying a personal aesthetic, for example, when planning to manipulate and/or appropriate images, objects and spaces into new contexts and meanings
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Personal and social capability Personal and social capability
ScOT terms

Artistic purpose,  Visual arts portfolios

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Margaret Preston: art and life

This is a PDF resource that focuses on the life and artworks of South Australian modernist artist Margaret Preston (1875-1963), profiling nine of Preston's artworks that investigate various influences and techniques used in her art. Based on an exhibition that showed in major cities across Australia, the artworks are presented ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Linocuts of Black, Syme and Spowers

This is a resource about three Australian artists and printmakers of the 1920s and 30s: Dorrit Black, Eveline Syme and Ethel Spowers. It revolves around a video clip featuring Betty Churcher, the former director of the National Gallery of Australia, describing the artists' background and study in England and how their work ...

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Poster mania

This is a resource about the lithographic posters that flooded Parisian streets in the late 1890s. It revolves around a video clip featuring Betty Churcher, the former director of the National Gallery of Australia, describing how lithography works and how it transformed coloured printmaking, and discussing posters by Steinlen, ...

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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.

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Indigenous Australian: Art Gallery of NSW - iTunes app

Explore a selection of artists and artworks from the Art Gallery of New South Wales' collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Contains images, background information on the artists and their art, and some audio curator insights and video interviews. Artworks are from 1990s to 2010s. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015.

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Rally: contemporary Indonesian art

This resource focuses on the exhibition 'Rally: Contemporary Indonesian Art - Jompet Kuswidananto and Eko Nugroho'. Both artists are part of a contemporary Indonesian arts community in Yogyakarta and work across a range of media, from installations and paintings to contemporary interpretations using traditional arts such ...

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Australian: Art Gallery of NSW - iTunes app

Explore a selection of artists and artworks from the Australian collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. Contains images, background information on the artists and their art, and some audio and video analysis and interviews. Artworks are from pre-1900s to 2010s. Free when reviewed 26/5/2015.

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Contemporary: Art Gallery of NSW - iTunes app

Explore a selection of artists and artworks from the contemporary collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, including the John Kaldor Family collection. Contains images, background information on the artists and their art, and some audio curator insights and video interviews. Artworks are from 1960s to 2010s. Free ...