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Media arts / Year 9 and 10

Curriculum content descriptions

Manipulate media representations to identify and examine social and cultural values and beliefs, including those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (ACAMAM074)

  • exploring cultural, social and environmental issues represented in the media and re-imagining and remixing alternate versions to present a variety of viewpoints
  • utilising the techniques of ‘culture jamming’ to change the meanings of well-known media artworks such as popular advertisements
  • Considering viewpoints – evaluations: For example – How do the technical and symbolic elements in an artwork evoke a personal response? How can I change meaning through ‘culture jamming’?
  • experimenting with images, sounds and text to develop representations of current social issues
  • exploring the communication of cultural and social values in Australian music videos, such as those by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, for consideration in their own work
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
  • Intercultural understanding Intercultural understanding
  • Ethical understanding Ethical understanding
Cross-curriculum priorities
ScOT terms

Beliefs,  Media influence,  Aboriginal art,  Torres Strait Islander art

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