This course on Moving art (kinetic art) demonstrates how to create some of the most important “moving” artworks in the entire history of art. From Duchamp to Holler and from Boltanski to Spoldi. An entertaining journey on the history of art where you can learn while doing simple and educational exercises.
ACCORDING TO EXPERTS…
The course on Moving art offers fun and creative activities that introduce children to the basics of art history and stimulates their imagination through symbolic play. The topics covered in the course allow children to develop a passion for art or enhance an existing predisposition. Manipulating and transforming materials, even just a piece of paper, fascinates children, encourages them to test their manual skills, and requires concentration and perseverance.
According to Experts...
The art in motion course helps children to construct artistic work that allows them to acquire an initial concept art practice. The activity is fun and creative, children can experiment in building artefacts that enhance their imagination and creativity. This activity creates understanding of representation, expressiveness, and builds symbolic play skills. It involves play acting, the child represents a story from its inception, interpreting it at will.Pretend play allows for the processing of one’s emotional experiences. At the same time, building artefacts and feeling competent enhance self-esteem.
The themes covered in the art and motion workshop are varied. Duchamp, Bach, Holler, are just a few of the artists featured whose works are constructed, enabling children to develop a passion for art or encourage an existing predisposition in a simple and enjoyable way. Manipulating materials such as paper and wood, and drawing, cutting, and coloring are suitable activities for children aged 5 and up. Children are fascinated by the transformation of materials: from a piece of paper, they can obtain 3-4 segments and so on. Moreover, all the workshops are beneficial for appropriate psycho-physical development. To ensure that the activity is fun and engaging, it is important to adjust the difficulty level to the child’s abilities. Activities should not be too complex (frustrating) or too boring. Furthermore, various activities such as fitting, glueing, and construction guarantee the practice of manual dexterity and concentration. Ultimately, the workshop enhances the child’s sensory abilities, attention, concentration, manual dexterity, expressiveness, as they experience symbolic play.
- Symbolic play
- Manual dexterity.