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  • Samson Film Techniques

    2009 Camera d’Or Cannes Film Festival winner ‘Samson & Delilah’ really hits the nail on the head, presenting a raft of Indigenous issues, with incredibly real acting adding authenticity. Although it is not like a typical boy-meets-girl film, it has a powerful message for all viewers. Set in Central Australia, the film portrays the love story of two Indigenous teenagers. The story follows Samson (Rowan McNamara), a 15-year-old petrol sniffing teenager with no discernible future, and Delilah…

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  • The Importance Of Art Integration In Education

    Integrating art unlocks the doors to learning, it is an important essential in today’s higher education. Some may ask what is the integration of arts? “Is an approach to teaching that integrates the fine and performing art.” A more-broad understanding is through the four essentials Yo-Yo Ma describes as, collaboration, flexible thinking, disciplined imagination and empathy. Yo-Yo Ma is a widely known cellist and songwriter, that started producing music from the age of five and has won over…

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  • What Do You Do T. Mbeki Analysis

    Daphney Sihwa African Art What do you do T. Mbeki? Dr. Ola The artwork entitled ‘What Do You Do T. Mbeki?’ by the artist Rose Kgoete was created for the Mapula Embroidery project. Mapula meaning “mother of rain”, was a project intended to address the awful poverty among women in Winterveld, an area North of Pretoria in South Africa. These women were encouraged to work on subject matters that were not usually addressed in public so this was their way of speaking out. The image by Rose is a…

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  • Julie Mehrtiu, Stadia I, By Julie Mehretu

    Julie Mehretu was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1970. She was schooled in Kalamazoo, where she received her bachelor degree in Art, and continued on to receive her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Art and Design in 1997 (Artnet). She lives and works in Harlem New York with her artist and partner (Plagens). Mehretu works on drawings influenced by architectural plans and aerial maps. She adds many layers to increase complexity. She relates the layering to herself as parts of who she is. She…

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  • Panopticism In The Novels Of John Berger And Michel Foucault

    Within the books of John Berger and Michel Foucault’s thoughts and ideas, they’re shown throughout their short anthologies. In “Ways of Seeing” and Panopticism; we see a lot of similarities and differences between the authors. From the way they write, to the way they express, to the way they think about their emotions and how they translate it out to their readers. John Berger talks about how we have our own perspectives on seeing things and how we can maintain different views in our society.…

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  • The Achievements Of Laura Wheeler Waring

    rarely deviated from it. It was a tough task to locate articles that discussed her and her artwork, but it was done. Reading all of these sources it was established that Waring loved illustrating an abundant amount. By looking at a lot of her works of art, it showed that her main form of painting was portraits. Such as:“Portrait of Jessie Redmon Fauset,” 1945, “Portrait of Marian Anderson,” 1944, and “Portrait of W.E.B. DuBois”, n/d. Bibliography James discussed some of the achievements that…

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  • Cultural Trends In Hong Kong

    An explosion of new ideas and cultures came about from the post World War universe. The world from the 1950s until the present day has been filled with these blossoming ideas, as a response to the shocking and harsh realities brought forth by the devastating World Wars. Despite some rejection of traditional values, these ideas still have roots embedded in philosophies thought up well before the the 1950s. The progression and regression of certain ideas are apparent if one looks at the historical…

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  • Analysis Of Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

    “I am an invisible man” is narrated by Ellison’s character in Invisible Man at the very beginning of Prologue. The start of this literary work proposes many questions as to how the story will unfold. How can one become invisible? How does it interact with its surroundings and other people? Is it able to switch between visibility and invisibility? The narrator of Invisible Man is introduced with a feature that he may or may not have control over. However, it isn’t revealed as to how he obtained…

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  • The Shortcomings Of George Dickie's Art And Aesthetic: What Is Art?

    identity. The arts are such a rooted part of the human identity that every society, culture, civilization, and group emulates some form of it, from pottery in Ancient Egypt to Shakespearean plays in 18th Century England. With this in mind, philosophers have attempted to answer throughout history the burning questions pertaining to this need and appreciation for the arts, to explain what stimulates…

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  • Do We Need Art In Our Lives Essay

    October 2015 Do we need Art in Our Lives? Art comes from a relationship between an artist and audience. The greater part of us consider human expressions to incorporate the abstract expressions: fiction, imaginative stories about life, poetry, drama, dance, movie, theater and film, and the visual expressions. They incorporate painting, figure, blended media, and art. Most people have an appreciation for art. They enjoy observing it or creating it. There are many people who support art in some…

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