Power Encounter

Ten Heroes

Ten Heroes 859. Tapestry by Linda Stein. Leather, archival pigment on canvas, fabric, metal, zippers; 56 x 61 x 2 inches; 2016.

Power Encounter involves discussion about (dis)(em)power(ment). We will look at artists who are connecting to themes of power and narrative. We will make art that re-imagines new narratives of everyday heroism.

ACTIVITIES and DISCUSSION:

  1. Power Tapestry
  2. Diagram a (Super)hero
  3. Teacher as (Super)hero

RESOURCES:

  1. Toku, M. (2001) What is manga? The influence of pop culture in adolescent art? Art Education, 54, 11-17. http://www.csuchico.edu/~mtoku/vc/Articles/toku/Toku_what%20is%20manga_.html
  2. McCloud, S. (1994). Understanding comics [the invisible art]. New York : Harper Perennial (View PDF)
  3. Prakash, U (2014). Voyages and narratives: Chitra Ganesh. Asian Art News, 24(1), 48-51. (View PDF)
  4. and See: Chitra Ganesh [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-FPXMk8fh8]
  5. Berkowitz, J., & Packer, T. (2001). Heroes in the classroom: Comic books in art education. Art Education, 54(6), 12-18. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3193910?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
  6. Imagine Video, anti-defamation league: http://www.adl.org/imagine/?referer=https://www.google.com/#.V2IQheYrJ2Y
  7. Ivan Velez: https://vimeo.com/139484221
  8. William Scott: http://creativegrowth.org/artists/william-scott/
View Power Encounter at Stein Studio & Gallery View Comic Power Encounter Lesson Plan

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