Students will demonstrate an understanding of how artists use art for social change while creating their own artwork about a chosen social issue.
What social issues affect you or speak to you. What social issues affect your community?
A social issue is a problem that influences a considerable number of the individuals within a society. It is often the consequence of factors extending beyond an individual's social issue is the source of a conflicting opinion on the grounds of what is perceived as a morally just personal life or societal order.
Agenda: Meet in assigned small groups and discuss the topic that you are making your artwork about. Discuss, how can you use art for social change?
Barbara Kruger (born January 26, 1945) is an American conceptual artist and collagist. Much of her work consists of black-and-white photographs overlaid with declarative captions. The phrases in her works often include pronouns such as "you", "your", "I", "we", and "they", addressing cultural constructions of power, identity, and sexuality. Much of Kruger's work pairs found photographs with pithy and assertive text that challenges the viewer. Kruger lives and works in New York and Los Angeles.
What is the role of arts in social movements?
How do artists use their work to protest or bring attention to their ideas or concerns?