As part of the Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•Artists programme, almost 1,000 students from 20 Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•schools across the globe have been exploring their creativity while familiarising themselves with different art techniques, mediums, and themes.
From today, students‚Äô pieces focused around the theme of identity are available to view in a , which has been made possible thanks to collaborations with and .
The exhibition allows visitors to explore artwork virtually displayed in spaces at three Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•schools – Tenby International School Setia EcoHill in Malaysia, Kehoe-France Southshore in the USA, and Colegio Pedro de Valdivia ‚Äď Pe√Īalol√©n in Chile. Visitors can immerse themselves in a virtual world and enjoy students‚Äô art pieces as if they were visiting a real-life gallery.
The students, aged 5-18 years old, are participating in Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•Artists – a new programme that is part of the vast offer of international opportunities available for students at Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•schools.
The budding artists participated in expert lessons from , who supported them to develop their creative confidence.
The programme is designed to help students:
- Know different artistic movements and their role in enabling individual and collective expression
- Be able to use and apply a range of different artistic techniques and mediums for self-expression
- Develop their understanding of their own feelings, thoughts, and perspectives, and represent them through artistic projects.
Participating students and teachers highlighted the creativity and confidence the programme helped foster in students:
‚ÄúŌ„Śķ÷Ī≤•Artists is somewhere where you can express your emotions on paper. It has helped us improve our creative skills and has boosted our confidence” students, Asia Pacific Schools, Malaysia
‚ÄúThis is not just a programme, it is a way to nurture the creativity of our students‚ÄĚ teacher, Tenby Setia EcoHill, Malaysia.
Daniela Porta, Project Manager and programme co-lead for Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•Artists said: ‚ÄúWe are absolutely delighted to see the Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•Artists virtual gallery launch today, as we celebrate the progress students have made so far. The variety and creativity of the pieces on show is truly astounding and helps us all to reflect on what identity means to us.‚ÄĚ
We welcome you to explore . The current exhibition will be available until July 2024.
Read more about the opportunities available to Ō„Śķ÷Ī≤•students.