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Powerpoint Patricia Piccinini final copy

  1. 1. What do YOU imagine art to be?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Does it look like this? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>OR, like this… </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Didn’t think so! </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Welcome to the artworks and life of Patricia Piccinini … </li></ul>
  6. 6. Piccini arrived in Australia in 1972 with her family where she initially studied economic history (borrrring) before enrolling at an art school in Melbourne…
  7. 7. <ul><li>What do you think her artworks reflect? </li></ul>
  8. 10. <ul><li>Insanity? </li></ul>WRONG
  9. 11. <ul><li>Her artworks reflect her interests in world issues such as bioethics, biotechnologies, the environment, cloning, stem cell research and gene therapy. </li></ul>
  10. 12. <ul><li>Her art engages our contemporary world in all its social and political complexity and contradiction—the destruction and preservation of the natural world , the promises and failures of cutting edge technology , its related topic of ethical responsibility , the allure of consumer culture , and the influence of popular culture . </li></ul><ul><li>As such exploring the interaction of science, technology and the environment. </li></ul>
  11. 13. <ul><li>WHAT FOSTERS PICCININI’S MOTIVATION TO CREATE SUCH ‘DIFFERENT’ ARTWORKS? </li></ul>By exploring concepts of what is ‘natural’ in the digital age, Piccinini brings a deeply personal perspective to her work by pursuing an interest in the human forms and its potential for manipulation and enhancement through bio-technical intervention, a very real subject that Piccinini is quite actively passionate in; depicted through her art.
  12. 14. <ul><li>Piccinini’s works focusing on genetic manipulation… </li></ul>
  13. 15. <ul><li>WHAT DOES PICCININI USE TO CREATE HER ARTWORKS?? </li></ul><ul><li>Piccinini doesn’t specialise in one specific media when creating her artworks; as such she uses a variety of different media forms such as sculpture, video, drawing, installation and digital prints. </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>So if I asked you now to create something that reflects a mixture of both science, nature and technology what could you create for me? </li></ul>
  15. 17. <ul><li>REFERENCES </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.busaccagallery.com/userfiles/81271Grass FieldOpeningAndLargeOakTrees.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://horman.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/yf_lrg_01.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://sicmagazine.org/Arius/Big%20Mother2005.JPG </li></ul><ul><li>http://img356.imageshack.us/i/hellopossums1yc.jpg/ </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Intelligences 2009, Patricia Piccini; URL: http://www.homepagedaily.com/Pages/article4124-patricia-piccinini.aspx , visited 29/1/10 </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Intelligences, Educator’s Guide with Self-Guided Materials For School Groups, focus Patricia Piccini. URL: http://fryemuseum.org/images/docs/Piccinini2.pdf visited: 29/1/10 </li></ul><ul><li>Tolarnro Galleries 2010, Patricia Piccini – Profile/ CV. URL: http://www.tolarnogalleries.com/patricia-piccinini/ . Visited 30/1/10 </li></ul><ul><li>Georgia Coleman </li></ul><ul><li>EDEV402 </li></ul>

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