Guggenheim Presents A Year with Children 2020

Guggenheim Presents A Year with Children 2020

Guggenheim Long-standing Arts Education Initiative, Learning Through Art, presents A Year with Children: an ebook of original works by New York City public school Students from Grades two through six ...
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Alexia: what happens when a brain injury makes you forget how to read

Alexia: what happens when a brain injury makes you forget how to read

Patients with alexia – or acquired dyslexia – can recognise letters but not words. Letters via B Calkins/www.shutterstock.com Randi Starrfelt, University of Copenhagen Once we have successfully learned how to ...
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Our ability to recognise letters could be hard-wired into our brains

Our ability to recognise letters could be hard-wired into our brains

Shutterstock Paul Breen, University of Westminster Back in the 1960s, the linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky claimed that the human brain is hardwired with an innate understanding of language ...
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What is Visual Literacy?

What is Visual Literacy?

The basic definition of visual literacy is the ability to read, write and create visual images. It is a concept that relates to art and design but it also has ...
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Indigenous Literacy Needs More than 'Sounding Out' Words

Indigenous Literacy Needs More than ‘Sounding Out’ Words

Stewart Riddle, University of Southern Queensland Closing the gap in Indigenous literacy is a problem without a simple solution. But it can be done. As I’ve argued previously, we need ...
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'At once silent and eloquent': a glimpse of Pakistani visual poetry

‘At once silent and eloquent’: a glimpse of Pakistani visual poetry

Rickshaw poetry in Pakistan. D.Kazi, CC BY-NC-ND Durriya Kazi, University of Karachi Whose mischief created a world of beseechers? Each petitioner is seen wearing a garment of paper This line ...
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Why an education in visual arts is the key to arming students for the future

Why an education in visual arts is the key to arming students for the future

Children at the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of WA, at a 2015 exhibition of Elise Blumann. Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of WA Ted Snell, University of Western Australia ...
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Six images reveal how we ‘see' data and capture invisible science

Six images reveal how we ‘see’ data and capture invisible science

Light bounces from an image to your eye, and is interpreted by your brain. oldskool photography / Unsplash, CC BY Andrea Rassell, RMIT University As an experimental video-maker working at ...
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Titus Kaphar's TED Talk: Discovering Visual Intelligence

Titus Kaphar’s TED Talk: Discovering Visual Intelligence

Artist Titus Kaphar makes paintings and sculptures that wrestle with the struggles of the past while speaking to the diversity and advances of the present. In an unforgettable live workshop, ...
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Learning to Look Across Disciplines: Visual Literacy for Museum Audiences by Kate Blake

Learning to Look Across Disciplines: Visual Literacy for Museum Audiences by Kate Blake

Kate Blake Abstract Since 2011, teaching visual literacy has been one of the strategic objectives of the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA), site of the 2014 International Visual Literacy Conference ...
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The Role of Visual Literacy in the Birth of Observational Science

The Role of Visual Literacy in the Birth of Observational Science

Deborah Curtiss Abstract De Humani Corporis Fabrica, a seven-volume opus by Andreas Vesalius, published in 1543, is possibly the most elegant synthesis of science and visual art in the history ...
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