Art for Change | PBS LearningMedia
Use the following videos to learn about how artists are making a difference in their communities. Whether making murals to inform communities about the importance of a clean planet, or learning how to make your own political art, this collection can be used in your classroom to help your students learn how to use art for change.
Music for Social Justice with Aisha Fukushima | PBS LearningMedia
Meet "Raptivist" Aisha Fukushima, who creates music that promotes social justice and travels the world, collaborating with a global network of hip hop artists. As a young child, she felt the microaggressions that are a result of racism and felt that writing was the only place she was truly free of judgment and limitations. She brought that talent to the stage and hopes that it will inspire social progress. Check out the entire collection of KQED Art School videos here!
Belarusian Waltz: Art as a Form of Protest | PBS LearningMedia
This lesson plan is designed to be used with the film, Belarusian Waltz, which shows various ways that an artist protests the virtual dictatorship that governs his homeland of Belarus. Classrooms can use this lesson to explore the use of art as a form of protest and means of bringing about change.
Painting A Future for Wildlife with Jane Kim and Ink Dwell | KQED Art School | PBS LearningMedia
Painting a Future for Wildlife with Jane Kim and Ink Dwell
Art + Activism with Sanaz Mazinani | KQED Art School | PBS LearningMedia
Sanaz Mazinani is an artist with a background in political activism who uses art to inspire dialogue about perceptions of cultural identity. In the latest episode of Art School, she describes her current art practice. Using online media focusing on world news and pop culture as her source material, she creates symmetrical photo collages and videos that abstract familiar images and invite viewers to reconsider visual culture and its meaning and influence on public opinion and social justice…