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Artists and Waste
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Activity 1
WB p. 38

Artists and Waste

Group 1

Blowing Bubbles, by Derek Gores.

Full Volume Tokyo, by Derek Gores, 2017.

Group 2

Uma’s Eye

Group 3

White Trash, by Marina DeBris, photo by Lisa Bevis.

Highland Fling, by Marina DeBris, photo by Dan Krauss, 2015.

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You are in charge of one artist.

a. Look at the examples of your artist’s work. What strikes you?

b. Find the link between your artist’s work and the title of this activity “Artists and Waste”. Deduce how the artist makes her / his art.

Research your artist online and find out how he or she works and exhibits his / her art.

How does the fact that he or she exhibits in English help him or her get his or her message across?
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Let's talk this out!

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Share your findings and learn about the other artists.

a. What do these artists have in common?

b. Why have these artists chosen this resource or material for their art?

Would you put one of these works of art in your home? Why or why not?
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  • committed artist (exp.)
  • give sthg a second chance (exp.)
  • make sthg interesting (exp.)
  • use recycled materials (exp.)
  • rubbish (UK) / trash (US) (n.)
  • waste (n.)

Grammar in Progress

Les prépositions de lieu

Les prépositions de lieu

Let’s learn!


Look at all the works of art in this unit. Choose one and describe it, using the prepositions of place presented in the grammar section. The other students will guess which work you are describing.

On your way to the task ❯❯ Step 1

Interview an Artist

Let’s use what you have learnt in !

You are a journalist for an art magazine. Interview Tom Deininger, Marina DeBris or Derek Gores about why they chose this type of art and what message they want to send. Then write an article about the interview.

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