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UNFAMILIAR AESTHETICS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Discovering artworks issued from a third culture.

  • Getting familiar with public spaces, resolving practical questions such as moving around the city and getting in touch with local people, institutions, etc.

  • Learning about the use of a museum or an art exhibition

KEYWORDS

  • exploring visual heritage

  • museum visit

DURATION

2 hours

SKILLS

  • intercultural skills

  • skills in visual content making

  • coummunication skills

  • digital skills

PREPARATION

Search for current exhibition, visit it in advance if needes and make some preliminary research about the exposed artworks to instruct your participants during the museum visit.

TOOLS AND MATERIALS


  • Smartphone/Ipad,

  • Travel tickets

  • Video projector

  • Museum tickets

  • WhatsApp or Messenger application

DESCRIPTION

1. Exhibition visit (Blended part) - Find an exhibition showcasing artwork from diverse cultures. - Prior to the visit, Instruct participants to capture pictures of intriguing, exciting, strange, or unfamiliar details during the exhibition. - After the visit, establish a WhatsApp or Messenger group and have participants share their photos. - Assist participants with any technical issues they may encounter.


2. Photos from Home (Blended part) - Request participants to take photos in their home about decorative details they appreciate. - Ask them to reflect on what makes these objects familiar or aesthetic to them.


3. Conversation - Create a virtual exhibition room with the photos taken during the exhibition and at home. - Encourage participants to identify common features in unfamiliar objects seen during the exhibition and in photos taken at home. - Seek a common ground by identifying something in the exhibition that all participants appreciated.


4. Creative workshop - Invite participants to use the photos and stories as inspiration for a visual creation. - Browse the activities proposed on the RE-CULT YouTube channel or on the RE-CULT Learning Platform for ideas.