Visual arts / Year 9 and 10

Curriculum content descriptions

Present ideas for displaying artworks and evaluate displays of artworks (ACAVAM129)

  • visiting galleries, art museums and public art displays, in formal and informal settings, to research the role of the curator and the elements of good display/exhibition, which they then apply to their own ideas for an exhibition of their own or others’ artworks
  • Considering viewpoints – philosophies and ideologies: For example – How does this artwork change your opinion on this issue? What art theory would you use to analyse this work?
  • developing representational ideas as images, objects and spaces to highlight the interconnection of making and display, and how the artwork establishes interaction between the artist and the audience
  • Considering viewpoints – evaluations: How does the display enhance the relationship between the artist and audience
  • applying ethical understandings to innovation and invention of theme, concept or subject matter when making their collection of visual artworks for display, and consider exhibitions that include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artworks
  • Considering viewpoints – institutions: For example – Who sponsored this work? If you were commissioned to make an artwork for a commercial business, what would you want to know in order to produce what they want? Would you compromise your beliefs to complete a commissioned artwork?
  • documenting experiences and observations from visiting an exhibition/s and applying this information to develop a physical or virtual exhibition of their own or others’ artworks
  • Considering viewpoints – societies and cultures: For example Identify different viewpoints in these two interpretations of an historical event. How would you use symbolic images or objects to pass on advice about the environment to your future children?
General capabilities
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Art exhibitions,  Exhibits

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