memories, culture, images and frames

Students of Year 8 group 8y Ar3 and 8z Ar 3 were looking for the inspiration in Hala Elkoussy work. They were introduced to the idea of an installation artwork and started to work on their individual contributions to the multi-picture work.  The pupils spent the first session drawing the idea maps, discussing, researching and taking photographs in and around the school. They explored their backgrounds, cultures and familiar environments in search for images and words that could create a powerful work about memories and identity. Following week the students started working on their compositions. They used printed photographs taken by themselves, photographs from their family archives, and found footage images. They also learned the transfer printing technique using photocopies of old images and the emulsion paint.

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