C3 – WIA – LOCAL ART
Participants acquired the following skills:
- Regarding the hard skills acquisition, specific competencies, skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to perform the different tasks. They became subject matter expertise working on local and national Female artist (Magdalena Abakanowicz, Olga Boznanska, Clara Peeters) and European female artist (Alice Guy, Anni Albers, Pauline Boty and Marina Abramovick) They also acquired several technical skills as they got to know the textile sculptures, plasticine coloring, and everyday objects art expression and had contact with weaving, collage and cinema, the seventh art.
- Concerning the soft (interpersonal) skills, participants experienced new life situations to which they have to adapt. They improved their communication skills (in a foreign language) as they accomplished teamwork tasks in a collaboration atmosphere. They had to adapt to unforeseen situations, solving problems and opening their minds to different contexts. All activities had a main objective which was to develop in participants a critical thinking toward the women’s role in Europe art history, and so they were able to think and discuss on this topic. Taking into account the age of the participants the step taken in these skills was huge.
3.1 INTEGRATION ACTIVITIES Students from the four different countries role some ice breaking activities in order to get to know each other. Students activated their language competency and their cooperative spirit.
3.2 CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART. MARINA ABRAMOVIC “THE CLEANER”
An extraordinary monographic retrospective of Marina Abramovic’s works. Students got in touch with different artistic outcomes, audiovisual art, installations, interactive pieces, etc…
Students experienced one of the installations themselves.
3.3 PROJECT PROMOTION. VISIT TO THE CITY HALL AND MAYOR RECEPTION
Teachers and pupils promoted the importance of the project and transmitted to the representative of the city hall how important it was to make female artists visible to students and so to society.
3.4 MEETING WITH THE ARTIST HANNA LUCZAK “TIME, HISTORY, MEMORY” AT THE PIEKARY GALLERY. Students got in touch with the artist and University professor; Hanna Luczak and her work at the Piekary Gallery in Poznan. She told students about the process through which she creates her works. Students were curious about the materials, the times and her inspiration.
3.5 VISIT AND WORKSHOPS AT POZNAŃ’S MUSEUMS. MUSEUM OF APPLIED ARTS AND NATIONAL MUSEUM. Students discovered through visits to the museums. works of well-known and little-known female artists from the museum’s collections; works of Sofonisba Anguissola (Renaissance painter) Maria Pininska-Beres (contemporary art) Clara Peeters (still life) Olga Boznańska (impressionism) Magdalena Abakanowicz (tapestry)…
3.6 PRESENTATIONS OF THE ARTISTS
The artists, students who had been worked on, were presented to the rest of the students in order to understand the choice and the outcomes.
3.7 CULTURAL CENTER OF LUBON. EXHIBITION AND WORKSHOPS
PROJECT ARTWORKS EXHIBITION An exhibition was staged at the Cultural Center of Lubon. Italian students presented their works based on Alice Guy (cinema director), Greek students introduced the audience into the world of Pauline Boty (pop art), the Spanish students worked on Anni Albers (tapestry), and Polish students showed their works on Magdalena Abakanowicz’s (textile pieces).
3.8 WORKSHOPS DARIUS AND SENSORY ART. On the one hand, a workshop was organized in order to teach students to work on painting with plasticine, which gave the work a relief look. The professor Dariusz Glowacki guided students to get familiar with this technique. On the other hand, students experienced sensory art, using everyday materials with different shapes and textures. They were invited to create their own ephemeral pieces of art.
3.9 BACK TO THEIR COUNTRIES Students recreated the works of Magdalena Abakanowicz and her textile sculpture technique. And uses the plasticine painting technique to introduce the artist Clara Peeters.