Spanish 202 students were challenged to re-create the works of art they selected from different Hispanic countries, using found elements/objects from their own lives; then, they were asked to reflect on the experience of selecting and re-creating works of art that spoke to them.
Spanish Second-Year Students did it again!
After describing different works of art during the seventh week of classes of Winter term, all Spanish 202 students were tasked to identify a work of art from one of the following Hispanic countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panamá, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, or Chile. They researched the artists and their creations, then engaged in creative roundtable conversations about the pieces of art they'd chosen. Finally, in Week 9, our students were challenged to re-create the works of art they had selected, using found elements/objects from their own lives; then, they were asked to reflect on the experience of selecting and re-creating works of art that spoke to them.
The Second-Year Spanish Instructors selected the 3 best projects from each of their classes. This project, inspired by a Dutch Instagram Art and Quarantine, was coordinated by Second-Year Spanish Supervisor, Rosario Murcia, with the collaboration of the entire second-year teaching team.
Describing the value of this project, one Spanish 202 student wrote the following: “Learning languages should go beyond just writing, speaking, listening, and reading, it should allow the learner to explore and dive deeper into the culture in which they are studying, which this project did exactly”.
You are invited to visit the virtual Spanish 202 gallery for a look at the Art Covers produced by our students. Enjoy!
My thanks go to:
All the Spanish 202 Instructors and Graduate Employees for their inspiration, encouragement, and dedication in empowering their students to produce artistic projects and to the 202 students themselves for the creativity they exercised in producing such wonderful “Expresiones Artísticas.” -Sayo Murcia
To View, All of The Art Use This Link!