|Paul McLaren - teachers|
|You can include ArtisanCam in your teaching in a number of ways, from classroom activities guided by the classroom workshop video clips to research using timelapse, techniques, influences or questions sections or using the interactive online learning tools. Featured artists usually have seven sections and the table below will tell you what you should expect to see:|
|Spring Term 2008
- Paul McLaren
Through using the site, and being encouraged to discuss, reflect on contemporary carnival and carnival costume and by creating and modifying the work they produce, pupils will know, do or understand the following:
|A carnival artist whose huge Angel costume has to be designed to be functional and safe.
Mathematics KS 2.
Opportunities for exploring shape and space.
Design Technology KS 2
Evaluating processes and products.
|The large scale Angel costume took more than twenty days
to make at Barracudas Carnival workshop in Barrow in Furness. Barracudas
Carnival Company hosted Paul's residency in the UK. The
progress of work was captured in a timelapse video including
the final performance on the streets of Barrow in Furness
accompanied by the Barracudas band.
|Paul McLaren is demonstrating techniques used in the production
of the 'Angel' costume
Paul McLaren filmed Influences at the Vindolanda Trust on the Roman Wall in Northumberland. The trust was founded to excavate and preserve remains of the Roman fort. You can find out more about Vindolanda at www.vindolanda.com/
|The classroom workshop is led by carnival artist Gemma Cumming
from Busy Ape arts who worked with a small rural school
to produce their own Angel wings and headdresses. The nine
one minute clips lead you through that process from the
intial discussions to final performance.
|The artist answers questions about his life and work archived from live webcasts with young people.
|A selection of Paul's previous work is included in the Gallery
|other interesting sites (relating to this terms activity)|
|Paul McLaren and Shademakers www.shademakers.de
National Society for Education in Art and Design www.nsead.org
An online resource for educational specialists, resources and support www.educationalists.co.uk
Gateway to over 3,000 UK Museums, Galleries and Heritage Attractions www.24hourmuseum.org.uk
|activity - Explore Cultures|