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Creative Inquiry: Visual Art for Queensland Senior Secondary Students

 

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Creative Inquiry: Visual Art for Queensland Senior Secondary Students is a new print and digital resource package written explicitly for the new Visual Art syllabus by a highly experienced team of practising teachers and curriculum developers. 

The perfect classroom resource for single-year or combined Year 11 and 12 classes, Creative Inquiry provides everything needed to comprehensively cover the syllabus and prepare students for success in their internal and external assessments.

Closely aligned with the new QLD senior Visual Art syllabus, Creative Inquiry:

  • draws on the inquiry learning model and its four areas of study – developing, researching, reflecting and resolving – to explore the interconnectedness of making and responding to art and to develop a better understanding of how we communicate meaning as both artists and audience.
  • unpacks the syllabus objectives in the introductory chapters, covering the terminology, techniques and requirements that students need to master from the syllabus. 
  • structures the remaining chapters around the four key unit concepts – Art as lensArt as codeArt as knowledge and Art as alternate – and the relevant focuses, contexts and media areas that frame each unit. 
  • embraces the Reverse Chronology approach to investigate contemporary and historical arts practice, encouraging students to take the work of the contemporary artist as a starting point from which to explore the ideas, events, traditions and techniques that influence artists, styles and practices. 
  • explores local and international artists that are featured explicitly in the syllabus and provides detailed case studies of carefully selected key artists to demonstrate the diversity of 21st century art practices.


Comprehensive assessment support:

  • encourages and stimulates students to fully engage with the concepts, techniques and materials they need to produce their own portfolios of work.
  • provides ample opportunity for students to practise written responses in preparation for both their internal and external written assessments.

 

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  • Chapter 5 Generating solutions to visual problems [PDF 5Mb]

  • Chapter 6 A lens to explore the material world [PDF 4Mb]

  • Chapter 7 Semiotics in visual art [PDF 11Mb]

  • Chapter 8 Art as a coded visual language [PDF 16.1Mb]

  • Chapter 9 Constructing knowledge as artist and audience [PDF 11Mb]

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  • Chapter 11 Creating alternate meanings [PDF 5Mb]

  • Chapter 12 Assessment [PDF 4Mb]

  • Glossary [PDF 130Kb]

  • Index [PDF 171Kb]

  • Acknowledgements [PDF 82Kb]

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    Chapter 1

    Chapter 2

    Bligh Tanner and the role of the engineer in art
    http://blightanner.com.au/newsletter/art-engineering/
    TED talk: Nathalie Miebach's sculptures
    https://www.ted.com/talks/nathalie_miebach#t-239909

    Chapter 3

    Chapter 5

    Joachim Froese's exhibition: What is Nature?
    http://www.joachimfroese.com/what-is-nature-2017.html
    Luke Roberts on Wunderkammer/Kunstkamera 1994
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMNNgRR4-_E
    Daniel McKewen: Kafka on the Shore, 2014
    http://www.danielmckewen.com/work/kafka-on-the-shore/
    Fiona Hall discusses 'Tender'
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_-3d75ZItg

    Chapter 6

    Joachim Froese: Photographs/Fotografien 1999-2008
    http://www.joachimfroese.com/books.html
    Joachim Froese talks about the Archive series
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4XWGJHMOYE
    Froese, J - Doctorate of Philosophy thesis
    https://researchbank.rmit.edu.au/view/rmit:162152

    Chapter 7

    Elisa Jane Carmichael on Our Dreaming
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cYFTFu3KKTo

    Chapter 8

    Abdul Abdullah interview about You see monsters
    https://fbiradio.com/you-see-monsters-canvas-fbi/
    Judy Watson's Antipodean Currents - catalogue
    https://archive.org/details/antipod00benj
    Judy Watson on The names of places - interview transcript
    https://rmitgallery.com/news/the-names-of-places-a-conversation-with-judy-watson/

    Chapter 9

    Defying Empire exhibition
    https://nga.gov.au/defyingempire/
    Water dreaming interview with Jill Chism
    https://open.abc.net.au/explore/7204
    Brian Robinson on Up in the Heavens
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOZNjofOPuM
    Brian Robinson wins the Western Australian Indigenous Art Award 2013
    http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/WAIAA_2013/winner-Brian-Robinson.asp
    Jacqueline Scotcher: Wayfaring exhibition
    http://jacquelinescotcher.com/galleries/wayfaring/
    Jacqueline Scotcher: Trilogy exhibition
    http://jacquelinescotcher.com/galleries/trilogy/
    Jacqueline Scotcher: Interior Exterior exhibition
    http://jacquelinescotcher.com/galleries/three-winters/
    Jacqueline Scotcher's Doctorate of Philosophy
    https://journals.jcu.edu.au/etropic/article/view/3541/3438

    Chapter 11

    QCA artist and his passion - Michael Zavros
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0_J6Ti1j9o
    Michael Zavros - Creative Art Works, Ted Talk
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=metotQGfnY4
    Julie Fragar on her inquiry through painting
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1qtbPFk3Nw
    Michael Zavros on The Lioness
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raGEHI0btxM
    Video sample of Lick by Elizabeth Willing
    https://elizabethwilling.com/works/video-2/
    Judith Ryan - 'Greg Semu: The Raft of the Tagata Pasifika (People of the Pacific)'
    https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/essay/greg-semu-the-raft-of-the-tagata-pasifika-people-of-the-pacific-2014-16/
    Julia Humphry - Ken Yonetani's The Art of Destruction
    http://www.kenandjuliayonetani.com/artofdestruction.html
    Australian Art Collector artist interview: Michael Zavros
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U4QIwxM7E5Q

    Chapter 25

    Chapter 7
    Print book, p. 147
    Reverse chronology, Fig 7.56
    The first instance of the artist’s surname should be Connelly-Northey (not Connolly-Northey).

    Authors

    Jo-Anne Hine, Andrew Peachey, Julie Seidel, Leanne Shead, Dani Towers, Angela Brown (McCormack)