Presentation on theme: "Contents 4.What is C3West? 5.About Western Sydney Parklands 6.The Artists- Heather and Ivan Morison 7.About Sleepers Awake 8.Investigate Sleepers Awake."— Presentation transcript:
Contents 4.What is C3West? 5.About Western Sydney Parklands 6.The Artists- Heather and Ivan Morison 7.About Sleepers Awake 8.Investigate Sleepers Awake 9.Artist statement “…forms of expression that agitate.” 10.Artist statement “Sometimes we create myths…” 11.Investigate myths 12.Investigate Journée des Barricades
About this resource This resource is designed for students in the classroom, displayed on an interactive whiteboard or via a PC/laptop and projector. Contained within the notes section: About Investigate Ideas for discussion Creative strategies Links to downloadable education resources and websites
What is C3West? One of the MCA’s key external programs, C3West is based on the idea that artists can bring unique value to situations beyond the gallery context. C3West aims to develop new ways of working together with artists, business, non-arts government organisations and local communities across Greater Sydney.
Western Sydney Parklands is a place for people of all backgrounds to meet, celebrate, play and appreciate the environment.
The Artists- Heather and Ivan Morison
As dusk falls a new star appears low in the sky, above Bungarribee. It shines bright in the night sky, a strange visitor, emitting an unworldly light. For miles around it is visible in the wide-open skies, a beacon for what lies beneath. Drawn from their homes, locals and distant star gazers come to Bungarribee to witness the new star. Sleepers Awake Heather and Ivan Morison, artists’ impression of Sleepers Awake above Bungarribee, 2013
Heather and Ivan Morison, Sleepers Awake, installation view, Milton Creek, Sittingbourne, UK, 2011 “We think about people and how we can make them see their world afresh, how we can lift them out of the everyday to see the edges of their lives. We think we can do that by finding forms of expression that agitate.” Heather and Ivan Morison, Sleepers Awake artists’ statement,2013
Heather and Ivan Morison, Sleepers Awake, installation view, Milton Creek, Sittingbourne, UK, 2011 ‘‘Sometimes we create myths - worlds for these forms to exist within. We believe stories are how we understand the world, and if we can take control of them we can shape the world around us.’’ Heather and Ivan Morison, Sleepers Awake artists’ statement, 2013
Heather and Ivan Morison, Sleepers Awake, 2011 installation view, Milton Creek, Sittingbourne, UK, 2011
Past Work- Journée des Barricades Heather and Ivan Morison, Journée des Barricades,2008, installation view, Wellington, New Zealand
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