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What does art mean to you?
Whats your favorite art medium?
- Draw/ Painting
- Band/ Orchestra
In a few words, how do you think art impacts your brain?
Art stimulates regions of your brain responsible for creativity and problem solving. Art can reduce stress and anxiety by providing a calming, meditative outlet. Art helps you think more abstractly and improve your critical thinking skills.
How Art Impacts Your Brain
Engaging with artwork can evoke strong emotional reactions. True or false?
Stereotype: A fixed, often overly simplified image or idea associated with a group of people or a thing. In art, stereotypes are used to communicate a particular message or opinion about a group of people. Cultural Appropriation: The adoption and use of elements of a minority culture by members of a dominant culture, often without understanding or respecting the cultural context. Representation: The way a subject is depicted in art, literature, film or other forms of media. Representation can be used to communicate different messages about a group of people or a thing.
How can stereotypes in art perpetuate harmful biases/ideas/opinios?
Resistance is a form of protest used to challenge oppressive systems and policies. Art can be used to express resistance and communicate a message of protest. Art can also be used to educate, inspire, and empower people to take action.
Art and Resistance
How can art be used as a form of resistance?
- Creating street art that communicates a political message
- Organizing protests and rallies
- Writing and performing music that speaks to injustices
- Creating films and documentaries that raise awareness
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The first documented example of art resistance was the graffiti artwork in the ruins of Pompeii in 79 A.D. In the 1960s, the Mexican muralist movement used politically charged artwork to protest the oppressive regime of the Institutional Revolutionary Party.
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In the late 1970s, the San Francisco based Guerilla Girls formed as an anonymous group of female artists to protest discrimination in the art world and emphasize the contributions of female artists. In 1950s Italy, the Arte Nucleare movement used shock tactics to subvert the influence of the Italian Communist Party on contemporary art. The US-based Black Panther Party used art as a tool for social change, organizing art exhibitions as well as film screenings and lectures.
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The artist Banksy is believed to have been a part of the Bristol Underground scene which was an example of art resistance in the late 1990s. The artist Jenny Holzer was known for her art resistance which included using LED signs to project her artwork in public spaces. The 'Pussyhat Project' was created in 2017 as part of the Women's March to protest the Trump administration. Over 100,000 pink hats were made and worn by protesters.
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