Historical Narrative Using Silhouettes

This Historical Narrative Using Silhouettes activity & project also includes:

Connect art and history with a series of activities inspired by the work of contemporary artist, Kara Walker. After watching an Art 21 video about Walker and examining the images in a PowerPoint presentation, class members use silhouettes to craft a visual narrative of a historic event.

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Classroom Considerations

  • The Art 21: Kara Walker video is not included in the packet; however, it can be accessed on the Internet

  • The richly detailed plan includes specific directions for each day's plan

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