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Danica Verma M.

Subject Teacher

Core Subject Description

 The subject covers various contemporary arts
practices of the region where the school is located. It
aims to provide students with an appreciation of a
broad range of styles in the various disciplines with
consideration on their elements and principles, and
engage them to an integrative approach in studying
arts. Through this subject, students will broaden and
acquire the necessary creative tools that open
opportunities in pursuing their individual career
goals and aspirations.

(CAR11/12IAC-0a-1) . Objectives   Identifies various contemporary art forms and their practices from the various regions.

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Group the students into their choice of Art (example. Activity   The name of the activity today is music. dance.literature.drawing/painting). . After you have group yourselves you will present something to represent the choice of art you belong to.

Art then is defined as a human pursuit to imitate life and the world into something pleasing or beautiful. . What is Art?  According to Aristotle a greek philosopher humans have instinct for imitation and harmony. he described that these instincts are “lying deep in our nature”. Human beings are the “most imitative of living creatures”.

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  The subject and medium are two important elements of an artwork that allow a person to experience life. . the world and it’s beauty.

charcoal. .Printmaking and Photography)   This is a two-dimensional image of various subjects ranging from real-life images to the visually abstract.Painting. graphite. oilpaint and watercolour.Picture (Drawing. ink. It may be created using different media such as chalk.

Picture  .

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marble. Sculpture   Sculpture is a three-dimensional artwork that may be created using stone. wood and concrete. .

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The art of architecture relies on the design and purpose of the structure. Architecture   Architecture is structures that meant to be used as shelter. .

Architecture  .

. Music   Music is the art form that appeals to the sense of hearing. Music is composed by combining notes into harmony.

Music  .

. creating meaning and experience. Literature   Literature is the art form of language through the combined use of words.

Literature  .

Theatre   Theatre is the art form of performance. Dramatic texts are portrayed on stage by actors and actresses and are enhanced by props. . lights and sounds.

Theater  .

Cinema   Cinema is the art form a technological translation of theater. special effects are utilized to enhance the storytelling. . In films.

Cinema  .

The body is used. . mobilized and choreographed in a specific time. form and space. Dance   Dance is the art of the human form.

Dance  .

Philippine Art as Filipino   Many scholars debate on the identity of art produced by Filipinos. Americans and other Asian countries has become part of our identity that is evident in our art: Spanish-inspired architecture. This speculation on the “Filipino- ness”of works by Filipino artists is caused by our colonial history and migrant reality. The migrant reality of globalization also shaped Philippine art. The plethora of influences brought by the Spaniards. . American-influenced poetry and music and so on.

  Leo Benesa. a Filipino poet. he said “the idea was that the depiction of scenes of everyday life and the surroundings without idealizing them was closed in spirit to the Filipino soul and native soil”. essayist and art critic said that there is certain characteristic of Filipino art. . Benesa describes Amorsolo’s works as the “most expressive of the ethos of the race and the predominantly agricultural countryside”.

and even a master in the use of the English language. adapt at. many regarded the works written in Filipino or other regional languages more Filipino than those written in English. . literary works. regardless of languages is truly Filipino.   In the case of Philippine literature in English. where language casts doubt on the “Filipino-ness” of the literary work. But as Filipinos become learned in.

  As times are quickly changing. brought about by the advancement in information technology and communication. the identity of the Filipino in the arts is one that is constantly struggling and evolving. Filipino artists try to bring the nation’s experience and talent in the global arena. . In the songs of Gloc-9 or the dance steps of the Jabbawockeez.