This post looks at the National Gallery of Victoria's slick new 'Triennal' blockbuster exhibition, including the gallery's dedicated children's space 'Hands on: We make carpet for kids.'
This post discusses the symposium presentation ‘Material play: children’s learning with new, found and recycled ‘stuff’ given by Professor Pat Thomson, Nina Odegard and Louisa Penfold at the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) in Canberra, Australia.
This post looks at Serpentine Galleries' 'Play as Radical Practice' toolkit, a creative resource produced between the Gallery's learning team, artist Albert Potrony and the Portman Early Childhood Centre (UK).
This post explores 'Noguchi's Playscapes' - an exhibition on display at SFMOMA from July 15–November 26, 2017.
This post features a video interview with Lorna Rose, artist in residence at Lillian de Lissa Children's Centre and Nursery in Birmingham, UK.
I recently started a LinkedIn profile. It asked me to enter my job description. My brain then embarked on an existential journey of personal and professional identity. This post explores the joys and challenges of working in an interdisciplinary field and the potential it brings for creative innovation.
In 1968 the Moderna Museet, Stockholm and artist Palle Nielsen staged The Model, a radical social experiment involving 20,000 children, an indoor playground and no rules. Within the 'exhibition' the act of children playing was used as an instrument for social and political activism. This post features a study of The Model and Nielsen's work as an artist, educator and social activist.