(Study Guide) Art + Soul Series 2 Study Guide
This fascinating series is an epic and moving journey into Aboriginal and Torres Strait culture and heritage in all its diversity and complexity, its expression in many art media and a revelatory look at art practice. Whether outback, rural or urban, contemporary Indigenous artists are communicating their culture, using a new 'language' that allows them to explore this culture within the context of society today, manifesting the richness of ancient traditions while still protecting their secrets.
Their mediums aren't limited to acrylic or oil paints and ochre on canvas, of course - they're also using photography, video, graphic design, light, shells, installation and public art mediums. art + soul is a text that has compelling and clear relevance to a broad range of subjects in the school curriculum, such as: English, Australian History, Art, Film & Media Studies, Sociology and Aboriginal Studies.