Wednesday, July 18, 2012


A cartoon by Australian Michael Leunig - published in The Age 2005


1. Read the page on the website European Network for Indigenous Australian Rights (ENIAR).org
A declaration by Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations HERE!
Stolen Generations Timeline
Write first impressions of what you read.

2. What does Leunig's cartoon suggest? Do you agree with Leunig?
Discuss every detail in the cartoon and add your own thoughts.
(You may choose to write an expository essay or a speech.)

3. Create a cartoon representing your own thoughts on this topic.


Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Secrets of the Pharaohs

Secrets of the Pharaohs - always a fascinating topic!


1. Explore what other secrets may still be lurking in Ancient Egyptian worlds
2. Create an object - or paint a scene - depicting an Ancient Egyptian secret.


Friday, July 6, 2012

African Art

Griff Rhys Jones travels to West Africa to see whether there is such a thing as pure African art.
More inspiring videos from Free Documentaries Plus More.

1. Is it possible for western minds to capture the spirit of African art in their own art?
Do we need to explore the culture of a particular region first?
2. Select a piece of African art and describe what you see.
3. Select a piece of African art and create "an answer" in any art form.


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