Construcing 'Thirdspaces': migrant students and the visual arts

Elsden-Clifton, J 2006, 'Construcing 'Thirdspaces': migrant students and the visual arts', Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 1-11.


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Title Construcing 'Thirdspaces': migrant students and the visual arts
Author(s) Elsden-Clifton, J
Year 2006
Journal name Studies in Learning, Evaluation, Innovation and Development
Volume number 3
Issue number 1
Start page 1
End page 11
Total pages 10
Publisher Central Queensland University
Abstract This paper presents the art and visual journals of three senior secondary students who had recently migrated to Australia. Specifically, it explores the ways in which the students engaged with notions of space, and in particular 'Thirdspaces' in their art. Through the students' visual representations, and the discussion around their art, I argue that the art that students create can become the point where space and subjectivity encounter and enfold in potentially transformative ways.
Subject Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education
Keyword(s) space
bodies
art education
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