“Student Voice”

These images are from the 2012 level 2 external portfolios. The students are arranging and reinterpreting images of themselves in a school based environment. They were primarily concerned with developing related sets of ideas through the symbolic positioning and placement of figures in a recognizable space. Each student has responded to source material in a different way, using a variety of contemporary artist models to help them with their expression. Each painting is a personal interpretation of reality, reflecting the intentions of the New Zealand Curriculum in this the development of the “student voice”. All artworks are done with water based paint on paper

Antonio Alene
Ben Akama
Dee Dee
Kapiti Teingoa
Leonard Folau
Makea Daniels
Starbuck Ta’alili
Tito Tavui

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