Protector 841 with Wonder Woman shadow. Artist: Linda Stein. Leather, metal, mixed-media; 78 x 56

9-11 Memorial Encounter

Running Away/Against Biopolitical Tattooing The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, on New York City left an indelible mark on the art of Linda Stein. Desperate to get away from the raging flames, black smoke, suffocating dust, and cancerous debris, New Yorkers frantically ran for cover during the collapse of the World Trade Center Towers. Over 3000 people lost their Read more about 9-11 Memorial Encounter[…]

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Identity Exploration with Cultural Artifacts encounter

The Identity Exploration with Cultural Artifacts encounter, with the Spoon to Shell Series, begins with a discussion, while looking at the art, with others whose social class, age, gender, sexuality, and ethnic background differs from one’s own. To join the discussion click here. Look again at each work in the Spoon to Shell Series. What Read more about Identity Exploration with Cultural Artifacts encounter[…]

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Power Encounter

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: Power Tapestry Diagram a (Super)hero Teacher as (Super)hero RESOURCES: 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 McCloud, Read more about Power Encounter[…]

Interact with Heroic Tapestries: Ruth Gruber

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An encounter with H2F2, called The Hero Around/Within Us, involves creating a graphic novel/cartoon that incorporates self-narratives of real and/or imagined experiences. From reading the essays in the 2016 H2F2 book or from your own research on each of the heroes (see links on the Leadership encounter to begin research), and looking at the Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Read more about POWER[…]