Level 2 Maori Visual Arts

201MVA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms Gilroy

This course is for students that have an interest in Maori art and culture, but are not currently art students. This exciting new course offers learners the opportunity to strengthen their personal cultural identity through viewing and making art works as well as participating in group activities, trips and workshops.

A major component of this course will be attending a bone carving workshops at the Aotearoa Bone and Stone carving studios. Learners will be making their own bone carvings and learning about how to prepare natural resources and create traditional jewelry. 


Learners will also be engaged in trips to view Maori artwork, and will be learning research, literacy and practical skills throughout the year. Learners will be able to work together and individually in a variety of ways to be creative and to make connections between themselves and the community.
Some of the main projects that will be happening through the year are bone carving, wood carving, exhibiting, photography, sculpture, participating in karakia and trips to Marae and the Museum.

This course offers a range of NCEA achievement standards and Unit Standards that contribute towards your Level 2 Certificate and also offers literacy credits towards Level 1 and UE Literacy.
Some pathways that this course can lead to are Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Toi Whakaari, Bachelor of Jewelry Design, Bachelor of Spatial Design, Tourism, Apprenticeships in carving, creating a family business and many more.  


Pathway

Level 3 Maori Visual Arts

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 covers the cost of transport for the various trips as well as materials and tools for carving.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 30061 v2 Present own taonga Māori for display at exhibition
2
I
2
U.S. 30242 v1 Construct simple taonga puoro
2
I
7
U.S. 31505 v1 Explain the use of karakia relevant to a kaupapa
2
I
3
U.S. 31507 v1 Participate in the recitation of a karakia at a hui
2
I
3
A.S. 91309 v2 Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to sculpture
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91312 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to photography
2
I
4
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Pathway Tags

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Disclaimer

Any information, costs or standards may change.