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In the frame

Excursion Summary

Duration: 
1.5 hours

On Demand

Engage with the Library’s amazing photography collection and learn how to analyse and interpret images, identify photographic techniques and apply them to your own photography. 

In this 90 minute program students will:

  • explore the State Library photographic collection
  • analyse and study photographic techniques
  • create their own photographic images

Curriculum Links

Stage 3 Creative Arts (Visual Arts)

Making

VA3.1 Investigates subject matter in an attempt to represent likenesses of things in the world.

Appreciating

VA3.3 acknowledges that audiences respond in different ways to artworks and that there are different opinions about the value of artworks

VA3.4 communicates about the ways in which subject matter is represented in artworks.

 

Stage 4 Visual Arts

Artmaking - Outcomes:

VA4.2 explores the function of and relationships between artist – artwork – world – audience.

VA4.3 makes artworks that involve some understanding of the frames

VA4.5 investigates ways to develop meaning in their artworks

VA4.6 selects different materials and techniques to make artworks

Critical and historical studies - Outcomes

VA4.7 explores aspects of practice in critical and historical interpretations of art

VA4.8 explores the function of and relationships between the artist – artwork – world – audience

 

Stage 5 Visual Arts

Artmaking - Outcomes:

VA5.2 makes artworks informed by their understanding of the function of and relationships between artist – artwork – world – audience

VA5.3 makes artworks informed by an understanding of how the frames affect meaning

VA5.5 makes informed choices to develop and extend concepts and different meanings in their artworks

VA5.6 demonstrates developing technical accomplishment and refinement in making artworks

Critical and historical studies - Outcomes

VA5.7 applies their understanding of aspects of practice to critical and historical interpretations of art

VA5.8 uses their understanding of the function of and relationships between artist – artwork – world – audience in critical and historical interpretations of art

 

Stage 5 Photographic & Digital Media

Making - Outcomes:

5.2 makes photographic and digital works informed by their understanding of the function of and relationships between artist–artwork–world–audience

5.3 makes photographic and digital works informed by an understanding of how the frames affect meaning

5.5 makes informed choices to develop and extend concepts and different meanings in their photographic and digital works

5.6 selects appropriate procedures and techniques to make and refine photographic and digital works

Critical and historical interpretations - Outcomes:

5.7 applies their understanding of aspects of practice to critically and historically interpret photographic and digital works

5.9 uses the frames to make different interpretations of photographic and digital works

 

Booking Details

Available during term time.

Cost is $165 for groups up to 15 and $270 for 16-30 students.

Bookings are essential, please book early to avoid disappointment. 
Email learning.library@sl.nsw.gov.au, phone (02) 9273 1778 or fill out our Bookings Enquiry form.

Helpful hints to enjoy your excursion

These guidelines have been developed to assist students and teachers visiting the State Library of NSW to comply with the Department of Education risk assessment guidelines for excursions.