‘Dysfunctional Family’ by Yinka Shonibare
In pairs, answer the following questions:
Explain what you see in the picture?
Can you recognise the different
members of the family? If so, how
do you know?
How would you describe the
What kind of mood has been
What do you think the artist is
trying to say in this art work?
Explain your reasons.
Make a title page in your sketchbook and draw
some of these characters next to them. Write a
paragraph about the art work using some of your
comments from these questions.
This art work is part of a series of
art works called ‘Alien Nation’.
How would you define an ‘Alien’?