The Brazil-USA Cultural Center (CCBU) along with artist Silvana Soriano created the arts course for children. The classes aim to develop the visual language and enrich knowledge about Brazilian culture through a variety of creative experiences in art.
With the theme of the cities that will host the World Cup in Brazil, the course will be organized in modules. In each of the student will develop a project based on the artistic production of each region and addressing various languagesand artistic procedures such as drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture and installation. Objectives: 1.Show different graphic possibilities and use of materials and techniques in art. 2. Instigate creativity and enhance the look of the child. 3. Enrich knowledge about Brazilian culture.
Module 1 "Around the Modernism" (São Paulo)
3 classes: Sept. 06/ Sept. 13/ Sept. 20
Objective: To know the artistic production of Modernism in Brazil and its importance to art in our country. Students will create printmaking based on famous Brazilian Modernists: Tarsila do Amaral, Portinari,Ismael Nery, Di Cavalcanti, Lasar Segall and Anita Malfati.
Module 2 "Let's recycle!" (Curitiba)
3 classes: Sept.27/ Oct.4/ Oct.11
Oscar Niemeyer Museum and Sculpture Garden. Focus on the city of Curitiba (awarded the Globe Sustainable City Award) and the Oscar Niemeyer Museum, students will create sculptures in paper recycling technique of papier maché.
Module 3 "Festa do Reisado" (Natal)
3 classes Oct.18 Nov.1/Nov.15
Students will create puppets based on characters and elements of the popular festival “Festa do Reisado.”
Module 4 Cones, Cylinders and Spheres" (Fortaleza)
3 classes Nov.22/ Dec 6/ Dec.13
Objective: To know the artistic production of Brazilian sculptors Based on the work of sculptors Eduardo Frota and Sérvulo Esmeraldo, students will create sculptures using cardboard boxes, straw and other materials.
Module 5 "Sacred Art" (Belo Horizonte)
3 classes Jan 10/ Jan 24/ Jan 31
Based on the works of Aleijadinho, Brazil`s greatest Baroque Artist, students will create reliquaries.