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A stencil of a woman, a mixed media portrait collage, and a mixed media collage of eyes

How does Bina experiment with color and space?

Photos courtesy of Aubrey Park.

Try a New Tradition

Use what you’ve learned to explore customs in your community

Project Prompt:

Create an artwork addressing the role of tradition in contemporary life.

Create an artwork addressing the role of tradition in contemporary life.

Parameters:

  • Develop your ideas by freewriting in your sketchbook 
  • about the words traditional and contemporary. Use traditions in your family or community for inspiration.
  • Create a series of sketches to visually represent your ideas.
  • Think about traditional and nontraditional materials. 
  • Select one or more of each to use in your final work.
  • Remember that materials carry meaning. Use this to your advantage to support your ideas!
  • Develop your ideas by freewriting in your sketchbook 
  • about the words traditional and contemporary. Use traditions in your family or community for inspiration.
  • Create a series of sketches to visually represent your ideas.
  • Think about traditional and nontraditional materials. 
  • Select one or more of each to use in your final work.
  • Remember that materials carry meaning. Use this to your advantage to support your ideas!

Experiment at Home:

Work with family photos, newspaper clippings from stories about local events, and other meaningful items related to traditions. 

Work with family photos, newspaper clippings from stories about local events, and other meaningful items related to traditions.

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