Writing on the Wall

Look at the role of art in social justice movements through history. Decolonize your knowledge of art and get to know works by BIPOC artists and women from art history. Consider what is important to you and make DIY stickers to communicate your messages.

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Stuff to Know

Basic drawing supplies (pens, pencils, markers, paper), wax paper, tape, scissors.


  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Arts
  • Visual art
  • Art appreciation
  • Media art
  • Studio arts
  • Graphic arts
  • Social studies
  • Political science
  • History and culture
  • B.c. first peoples
  • Social justice
  • Urban studies
  • Communicating
  • Connecting and engaging with others
  • Focusing on intent and purpose
  • Collaborating
  • Determining common purposes
  • Creative thinking
  • Generating and incubating
  • Critical and reflective thinking
  • Analyzing and critiquing
  • Personal awareness and responsibility
  • Self-advocating
  • Positive personal identity and culture
  • Understanding relationships & cultural contexts
  • Recognizing personal values and choices
  • Identifying personal strengths and abilities
  • Social awareness and responsibility
  • Contributing to community and caring for environment
  • Valuing diversity

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