Sunday, October 6, 2013

A Conference and an Exhibit

Whoo-Hoo! Come this Thursday, I will be Savannah, GA bound.

I'm attending the Georgia Art Education Association Fall Conference in Savannah, GA. I'm very excited because this year I am making two presentations (both about projects I have not written about here, so new to you!), and exhibiting an artwork.

I hope to see you there! If you see me, come up and say, "hello!"
P.S. I'm that tall, six-foot, plus-size lady, rocking short white hair. :)
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About my artwork:
My artwork, Play Narrative, is on display this week (10/7-10/12) at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) as part of the Georgia Art Education Association Member’s Exhibit (GAEA). 
I handmade the diorama from felt and other found materials. The dimensions of the diorama stage are 16 inches x 18 inches. 
The artwork is interactive, and encourages viewers to touch the pieces.  Viewers are presented with the figures and a multitude of accessories. Viewers are asked to pose the figures, document their poses, and then upload their creations to the social media site of their choice using the hashtag, #playnarrative
I’m soo excited to see what viewers create and/or witness their documented experiences with the artwork.
You can learn more about this artwork here: http://www.playnarrative.com/
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About my presentations:
Friday, 10/11, 10:00 - 12:00
Location: 200
Presenter: Amy Zschaber
Audience: All
Critical Multiculturalism through Student-Led Filmography
Learn how to harness the power of authentic engagement, mass-media, and free technology to teach critical multiculturalism through student-generated filmography that critically examines personal and global culture(s).

Saturday, 10/12, 9:00 - 11:00
Location: 200
Presenter: Amy Zschaber
Audience: All
Reflections of Social Justice
Empower students to become leaders, and cultivate empathetic, autonomous thinking about contemporary issues of social justice through historical and art-based studies of Holocaust propaganda and Berlin Wall graffiti. Session participants will collaborate to create one of the presented products using the lesson plans provided.  Participants will receive copies of standards-aligned lesson plans and digital access to all presented visual information.


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