CONCEPTUAL QUALITIES (and experimentation, cliché, objet trouvé & the senses)

Conceptual art can be stimulating, provocative and even fun, so it’s no surprise that DP visual arts students occasionally upload files for their final assessment  that have an emphasis on idea and concept rather than, say, technical skill. They are often in the form of a found object – a feather, a glove, a light-bulb, a chess piece, rubbish, a clock, a computer circuit board, dead flowers - not forgetting, of course, Barbie (etc.) They all represent something and - given the ...

Back to school

Perhaps you are returning to begin the second year of your IB Diploma, or gearing up to begin the IB? Or perhaps you are schooled in the southern hemisphere? One things for certain, the Internal Assessment programme is  a key focus for you and your teacher as you progress through the course. So with that in mind, I thought it worth while to highlight a video that explains how science works; through experimentation of the world around us, appropriate manipulation of variables ...