Art Sparks (Season 1: Seeing My World Through Art: Thinking Games & Activities For Young Art Explorers)

Seeing My World Through Art is meant to facilitate thinking with and through the arts using routines that make thinking visible. Each episode contains the demonstration of a different thinking routine using artworks from the MAP collection. The routines used in this season are developed by Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School Of Education.

Featured

See, Think, Me, We

In this episode, join Young Art Explorer Aanya as she uses the thinking routine “See, Think, Me, We” to look closely and think critically about a photograph from the MAP collection.⁠

Episodes

See, Think, Me, We

See, Think, Me, We

In this episode, join Young Art Explorer Aanya as she uses the thinking routine “See, Think, Me, We” to look closely and think critically about a photograph from the MAP collection.⁠

Step Inside

Step Inside

This episode features Young Art Explorer Aanya Gupta who “steps inside” a photograph by T. S. Satyan, takes on the role of a character in it, and responds to four prompts as that character.

Creative Comparisons

Creative Comparisons

⁠In this episode, Young Art Explorer Aaryn Zachariah plays a game of Creative Comparisons to engage with a painting by Arpita Singh.⁠

Stories

Stories

In this episode, Young Art Explorer Tanmay plays an insightful game called ‘Stories’ to unravel the many layers of a photograph and develop alternate narratives.⁠

Headlines

Headlines

In this episode, Young Art Explorer, Ishanvi Mathur uses the thinking routine ‘Headlines’ to explore capturing the most important aspect of an image using minimal text.

The 4 Cs

The 4 Cs

In this episode, Young Art Explorer Abinaya uses a thinking routine on an artwork to make connections, challenge ideas, understand concepts and suggest changes.

Values, Identities, Actions

Values, Identities, Actions

In this episode, Young Art Explorer Bhairavv uses three questions to look for inherent values in an artwork, think about it’s target audiences and reflect on any extended actions encouraged by the piece.

Beauty and Truth

Beauty and Truth

In this episode, Young Art Explorer Adaa Baani uses the thinking routine “Beauty and Truth” to explore the complexities of a visual stimulus and think about ideas of beauty and truth as represented in the same.