Cuyamaca College Art of Macho Picchu and Sculpture in a Volcano Discussion
Art Journal: ART & NATURE
Before beginning this Art Journal, be sure to view the supplement Web Link The Art of Machu Picchu & Sculptures in a Volcano!?
This documentary looks into how we, as humans, are often attempting to beautify our natural surroundings in ways that reflect us. Culture, time, and materials are looked at, as many of these artworks span from different periods of human civilization.
Describe which artwork/s or segment/s made strong impressions upon you while watching the film. You are not limited to just one.
How did the artwork/s or segment/s make you feel and/or think of?
Did this film open your eyes or challenge your views regarding how humans often attempt to make nature better in any way?
Do not go to Google for answers to the questions or supporting information. The journal experience is about you telling me your very own thoughts and opinions while viewing the documentary film.
If any portion of your entry is not yours, meaning you used/referred to other sources, your journal entry will receive a zero.
Writing your Essay:
Write a short essay that answers the above questions and provide comments about your own viewing experience.
Quality is better than quantity. Be sure to stay on task. Citing and quoting from the film may prove helpful as does referring to particular time segments (at 12:16 when such and such is mentioned) when the name of the artwork might be in question or to better support your idea. The purpose of this exercise is to promote critical thinking. Be sure to provide detailed and supportive answers.
The best method for entering your essays into canvas is to cut and paste them after they have been through spell checking and translating.
Poor spelling and grammar will result in the loss of points. Entries with any errors in spelling and grammar will receive no higher than 20/25. Be sure to make your entries perfect.
DO NOT attach word docs or pdf files. Attached files that require downloading for viewing will NOT be looked at and will earn a zero.