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ENVIRONMENTAL ART: Offsite Programme

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Andy Goldsworthy, Rowan Leaves Laid Around Hole, 1987

Environmental Art
Offsite Programme: Available all term

In one of our most popular programmes, Environmental Art, students will explore the ephemeral artworks of Andy Goldsworthy. We will learn more about the ways in which Goldsworthy rearranges natural forms in his artwork, and the surprising effects this creates. We also will think about why artists create artwork using natural materials, and how this process can help us gain a deeper connection to Papatūānuku.

Students will then head outside to collect natural materials, which they will use to create their very own mandala, inspired by Environmental Art!

If you would like to make an enquiry or booking, please contact Kelsey on 027 332 5496, or via email.


Primary, Intermediate and Secondary

Cost: FREE
Duration: 60-90 minutes

Key Themes: Environment, Natural World, Papatūānuku, Climate Change, Recycling, Sustainability
Subject Areas: Visual Arts, Social Sciences, English, Science
Key Competencies: Thinking, Using Language, Symbols and Texts, Participating and Contributing, Relating to Others

Pre-Visit Materials:
Environmental Art Pre-Visit Material - Mandalas and Patterns Y0-Y8
Environmental Art Pre-Visit Material - Painting vs. Environmental Art - Y0-Y2
Environmental Art Pre-Visit Material - Painting vs. Environmental Art - Y3-Y8

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