WHAT IS “VISION” AND HOW DO I MAKE ART ABOUT IT?
This year’s Visionarios theme asks that students respond to the prompt “What’s Your Vision?” Your vision is the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. Having a vision focuses on tomorrow, provides one with a sense of purpose and possible new direction. In a time of uncertainty and world-changing events, we want to know what your students envision for the future, either personally, for their community or nationally/globally.
The subject matter of the artwork and accompanying essay should reflect or define the student’s vision.
SUGGESTED INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES
Please see the list of prompts and links below to spark ideas for student work:
- Many, if not all students in the Coastal Bend area, had to participate in online learning in 2020. What would you like online learning to look like in the future? Or would there be no “online learning?” What does school like in the near future? What might it look like 10 years from now? 20? 100?
- Because of Covid-19, many of us didn’t get to see our classmates, friends, grandparents, etc. for special occasions throughout the year. Do family gatherings look different in your vision of the future?
- The year 2020 has shown us the importance of diversity, acceptance, and respect. In your world vision, what does this look like?
- We were (and still are) urged to wear masks to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Do you think people will continue to wear masks to prevent the spread of viruses and diseases in the future?
- Travel looked very different this year. How do you envision we will use transportation in the near future? In the far future?