Culminating Activity: Neither Here Nor There: Visualizing Poetry
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This module includes the culminating task for the unit. Students will consolidate the skills developed throughout the unit on voice, poetry, and media creation by representing their complex feelings about home inspired by Rea Lynn De Guzman’s artwork Ulterior Wish (2010). Students must use their voice and descriptive writing skills to provide an accompanying vision statement to express their identity as an artist and communicate their intentions behind their composition. As well, students must write a poem that evokes emotions.
Key Terms: Rea Lynn De Guzman, Filipina American artist, diaspora, home, voice, poetry, visualizing poetry
ULTERIOR WISH, 2010. REA LYNN DE GUZMAN. ACRYLIC, INK, & IMAGE TRANSFER ON PANEL, 32″ X 48″ (PHOTO: RAMON PINTADO)
To learn more about Filipina American artist Rea Lynn De Guzman, please visit her site.