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Art Making Practice Photography and 4D media - Mini Body of

Work
The aim of this task is to:

Enable you to experiment with the forms/mediums outlined (photography,


video, animation)
Develop your understanding the documentation required for a Body of Work.

Complete the tasks below as part of your Mini Body of Work. Refer to the task
criteria.
A basic effort to
explore the
chosen medium.
Limited
experimentation
.

A good effort to
explore the
possibilities of the
chosen medium.
Minimal effort to
explore concepts.

An excellent effort
to explore the
possibilities of the
chosen medium.
Substantial
experimentation
evident. Some
concepts are
explored.

Some effort to
complete the
documentation
of artmaking
practice.

A good effort to
complete the
documentation of
art making
practice. All
questions
attempted.

A substantial effort
to complete the
documentation of
art making
practice. All
questions
addressed and
supported with
images. Some
reference to artistic
influences.

A sophisticated
exploration of the
chosen medium.
Substantial
experimentation
evident which
reflects engagement
in the conceptual
possibilities of the
task.
An outstanding
effort to complete
the documentation
of art making
practice. In-depth
responses to all
questions address
and supported with
images. Substantial
reference artistic
influences.

1. BRAINSTORMING IDEAS EXPLORING YOUR MEDIUM


Use the diagram below to brainstorm the ways that you can explore your chosen
form/medium.

FORM/MEDIU
M

2. BRAINSTORMING IDEAS EXPLORING POSSIBLE CONCEPTS/SUBJECT


MATTER
Use the diagram below to brainstorm the ways that you can explore the concept
provided objects in motion. Consider a wide range of objects that could be
explored as part of this task.
OBJECTS
MOTION -

OBJECTS IN
CONCEPT

3. ARTISTIC INFLUENCES.
Explore the work of other artists to develop a broader understanding of the way
artists explore particular forms/mediums and concepts/subject matter.
Photography
Rosemary Laing
Claudia Grant
Eadweard Muybridge

Video
Shaun Gladwell
Bill Viola

Animation
William Kentridge
Adult Swim

Choose one artist whose work relates to what you intend to do.
Name of artist:__________________________________________
Tick one of the following:
This artists work is similar to what I am experimenting with because of
their chosen medium.
This artists work is similar to what I am experimenting with because of
subject matter.
This artists work is similar to what I am experimenting with because of
their chosen medium and subject matter.
Write one paragraph explaining the techniques this artist has explored/used.
You may need to research the artists and or discuss with Ms Howard.
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Write one paragraph explaining what concepts/ideas this artist has explored.
You may need to research the artists and or discuss with Ms Howard.

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4. YOUR INTENTIONS
Outline what you intend to do as part of this art making task Mini Body of Work.
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List the Materials Required:

5. YOUR INFLUENCES
Outline your influences Other artists, materials, your experiences of the world, your
interests, your teachers

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6. YOUR PROCESS
Include at least 4 images that reflect your ideas, experiments, processes - still
frames(video), contact sheets (photography/animation0

Explain what you did as part of this art making task Mini Body of Work
Write in point form, aiming to list at least 5 things.