WRITING FOR THE EXHIBITION

Hi students, if you are in a Northern Hemisphere school and in your final year as a DP visual arts student, the end is nigh. DP Arts deadlines are earlier than the deadlines for other DP subjects, and your teacher will probably ask for various files even before the ‘official’ deadlines so that he/she can check that all is OK. It’s probably a little stressful for you, but I know quite a few teachers who find this time of the year very ...

The Curious Rat (aka Curatorial Rationale)

My Visual Art students call it the Curious Rat, because "Curatorial Rationale" is a bit of a mouthful. Anyway, its March, and the digital upload ‘window’ for final examination submission of visual arts files is open – so it’s time for you (especially if you are a visual arts student in the final year of your course) to finalize your files! It’s a busy time and it may be tempting to focus on (for example) finishing some of the resolved artworks in your ...

The FINAL VERSION of the Visual Arts Guide is here!

Hello teachers! Well, the final version of our new visual arts guide has finally been published, and can be found on the OCC. To save you the trouble of carefully reading and comparing the ‘Pre-publication’ version and the new final version to see if there are any changes, I can tell you that there is one significant difference between the pre-pub and the final: in the assessment critereia, to be precise the EXHIBITION CRITERIA In the OLD Pre-publication guide Part 3: Exhibition OLD VERSION SL ...