Communication Barriers: Reading Lips 9-12

In this lesson, high school students will explore a form of self-portraiture based around autobiography. Students will be introduced to a self-portrait by Linda Nishio where she mouths Ki-ko-e-ma-su Ka? (Can You Hear Me?). Her self-portrait tells a personal story about her struggle to communicate with the people in her community when she felt misunderstood. … Continue reading

Light Painting: Performing Everyday Movements 9-12

In this lesson, high school students perform everyday movements while wearing LED light bracelets on their wrists and ankles. Their motion is recorded through long exposure photography, which, when combined with light painting, can reveal subtleties in human movements too fast or complex for the naked eye to discern. The above image is a student … Continue reading