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Investigation - Approx: 1 Period

Your teacher will lead a whole-class discussion about contemporary wearable art. You will mainly talk about the and 'Kiwi quarter acre', 1997 . You will also look at the World of Wearable Art  website.

Producing the wearable art - Approx 7 - 10 Periods

  1. In groups of four brainstorm 'What are some ways that elements of our local culture could be turned into a piece of wearable art?'
  2. Working in pairs, draw up a plan for a wearable art accessory (hat, scarf, glasses etc.) that incorporates one or more of their ideas from the brainstorm.
  3. In pairs, students produce your wearable art accessory.
    • You will need to source many of your own materials for the making of the artwork. Many of these could be collected from around home and school. Your teacher may provide a range of recycled items - bottles, food wrapping, magazines and newspapers etc.
    • Your teacher will assist you to find assembly methods for putting together your wearable art accessory.
  4. In pairs, present your wearable art accessory to the class.
  5. Complete the peer assessment sheet and hand in your work.

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