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Visual Art – Weeks 3 and 4 Multi-media self portrait

For the last two weeks students have focused on one work inspired by Andrew Brook’s portrait of Marcia Langton from the WHO ARE YOU: Australian Portraiture at the NGV Exhibition. Students worked with portrait photos of themselves, embellished the background with images that speak to the viewer about who they are as a person, and …

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Week 5 – Using brushes to create marks

‘It is customary for Yolŋu artists who paint Country and the stories it holds to use materials collected from Country…’ Last week students explored their immediate surroundings and collected natural materials to make their brushes. Their aim was to further explore the idea of mark making and pattern and experiment with a range of materials …

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When we see visual representations of sound, do we hear it better?

Hello to everyone. This Term is romping along and I am loving how our music sessions are unfolding across the Neighbourhoods. The question above has emerged as an observation from the Yr 5/6 students as they were watching an animated response to Ligiti’s 1958 electronic sound piece ‘Artikulation’. There is a resonance with the Yr …

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Welcome Back

Welcome back to school everyone. It is soooo good to be back, and to feel uplifted by how happy we feel being together again. There are plans afoot to make 2022 another year of wonderful ’Adventures in Music’ for whole school experiences. Although we patiently wait for the safest of COVID times before resuming singing, …

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