Art Creation – Music/Dance/Poetry


Required Resources

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

· Textbook: Chapter 9, 10

· Lesson

· Minimum of 1 scholarly source (in addition to the textbook)


This week you will use your readings from the past week as a point of departure to create your own artistic production and a reflection paper.

Part 1: Art CreationSelect a poem, musical piece, or dance piece to use as a point of inspiration. Create a work of poetry, lyrics, music, or dance, inspired by your selected art piece. Video or audio recordings should be no longer than 5 minutes and must be in MP4 format.

Note: If your art creation requires  a separate file submission, please submit in the  Art Creation Submission (Recordings) area following this assignment.

Part 2: ReflectionWrite a reflection about the relationship between your art production and the inspiration piece. Include the following in the reflection paper:

· Introduction

· Inspiration Piece

· Include the inspiration poem, lyrics, or recording of musical or dance piece within the document. Use a link in the case of a recording.

· Record the title, artist/author/composer, year, and place of origin.

· Briefly explain the background of the inspiration piece.

· Your Art Piece

· Include your original poem or lyrics within the document. If you selected a musical or dance piece, submit as a separate file in the  Art Creation Submission (Recordings) area following this assignment.

· Provide a title.

· Explain the background of your piece.

· Connection

· Explain the thematic connection between the two pieces.

· How are they similar and different?

· Are they the same medium? How does the medium impact what the viewer experiences?

Original Artwork Requirements

· Methods: typed poem or lyrics, or recording of musical or dance piece

· No computer-generated pieces

Writing Requirements (APA format)

· Length: 1.5-2 pages (not including title page, text of inspiration piece, or references page)

· 1-inch margins

· Double spaced

· 12-point Times New Roman font

· Title page

· References page (minimum of 1 scholarly source)


CO 1: Identify the content, forms, and/or techniques of work of art (e.g., architecture, fine art, literature, and/or drama).

CO 2: Analyze the content, forms, and/or techniques of a work of art (e.g., architecture, fine art, literature, and/or drama). 

CO 3: Explain the historical/cultural/social context in which a work was created.

CO 4: Classify works of art using different approaches (by discipline, genre, style, period, etc.) in order to contextualize the works and relate them to a variety of influences.

CO 5: Create an original artistic composition as an expression of the human experience.