Matthew Darrigan

Social Justice Art for Teens 2021

At Incinerator Gallery — Saturdays 10am — 10 Jul | 11 Sep | 13 Nov 2021
Free — Tickets essential

Pre-recorded videos available — 17 Apr | 12 June | 14 Aug | 16 Oct 2021

Art as expression and advocacy

For teens aged 11 to 17 years of age

Using art as a catalyst for expressing thoughts, opinions and ideas this course focuses on engaging young people in issues that are real and important to them about the world they inhabit.

Participants will engage in dialogue and analysis of the role artists can play in shaping dialogue and advocacy about social issues of concern for young people. Participants will learn how to lift their own ideas and transform them into artworks that express their critical voices

BYO sketchbook or visual diary (A3 size preferable), pencils (HB, 2B, 4B), eraser and sharpener.

Social Justice Art for Teens at Incinerator Gallery runs from 10am to 11.30am on the following Saturdays:

Social Justice Art for Teens pre-recorded videos will be released on the following Saturdays:

Social Justice Art for Teens at Incinerator Gallery is a free program, with a limited number of tickets available. Attendees will only be permitted entry if they have a ticket. If you are no longer able to attend, please cancel your ticket via the link in the confirmation email or incinerator@mvcc.vic.gov.au to let us know so we can cancel the tickets for you. This will enable other people on the wait list to attend in your place.

The pre-recorded Social Justice Art for Teens video will be presented here and Facebook. To view this program, you will require access to a smart phone, tablet, or computer with speakers or headphones.


Tickets


Presenter bio

Francine Sculli has been studying and working in the creative arts for the past fifteen years, encompassing everything from dancing and writing to visual arts and jewellery making. Not only an avid creator, Francine also has years of experience as the Visual Arts and Multimedia Teacher at Sunshine Heights Primary School, where together with her colleague she is leading the way with teaching for artistic behaviour pedagogical approach and choice-based art program. Francine has a genuine passion for empowering young people through the arts and igniting creativity and curiosity in all aspects of life.


Click here for 2020 Social Justice Art for Teens Online video activities.


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