1. 2014 Recap Vol. 2 / July - December

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    2014 was a year to remember for Elevated Thought. Between the everyone on the crew, our students, partners and supporters, this was our most productive year as an organization. Check out this video to see what we were up to the last six months of the year. 2014 recap going back from December: September - December: C3 programs run at Phoenix Academy in Lawrence, Guilmette Middle School in Lawrence, International High School in Lawrence, and North Andover Youth Center. Second YMCA mural September: YMCA Mural August: Electrical Boxes on Essex St., Vision Auto donated mural in Lawrence, Marquis runs a C3 workshop in Haiti, C3 Conference 'Agents of Change' at North Andover Youth Center, Mural at the Abraham Lincoln School in Lowell, MA July: C3 Market Basket support signs, C3 Conference 'What it is to be a man and a woman in today's society' at International High School, Gave out our 3rd Annual Elevated Thought Scholarship July - August: C3 / Wall Speak at BGCL June : Groundwork Lawrence Mural, Boston Children's Museum 'My Sky' Exhibit, Andover Bread Loaf Workshop with 100 students May: Mill City Grows Mural, C3 students present at the Department of Education in Washington D.C., Marquis TedX talk April - June: C3 at International High School March - May: C3 Course 'What is Education?' February: Wall Speak Mural at BGCL January - March: C3 at the Guilmette Middle School Music: Skyzoo - Look what we have here www.elevatedthought.org

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    • Formalism - What is it? Why does it matter?

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      A brief inquiry into the development of Formalism in art.

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      • The 4th R: the aRt of Education Trailer

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        How do you solve a problem when the problem is you don’t know how to solve problems? the 4th R is a film about why it’s important to learn the skills of creative thinking, problem solving, improvisation and collaboration, how that’s done, and why it’s critical to the future of America. Is art important in schools? Why? What are the benefits of having accomplished, professional artists visit schools and interact with students? What role does learning the techniques of creative thinking have in learning math and science and in problem solving, creative thinking, innovation and collaboration later in life?

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        • COLORFUL LANTERNS

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          The video shows how to make colorful lanterns for your yard with nailpolish and old glass jars. Art Educator Anne Rossi-Horto shows how to do it.

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          • Welcome to VCUarts

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            • Pre-College Spotlight

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              A unique blend of traditional and cutting-edge, Foundation courses in drawing and design prepare you for your future as an artist. If you are considering a career in art, design or craft, Pre-College at MECA is a great place to start.

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              • Boerendansen (1978, 16mm, 4'39")

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                Boerendansen (Bauerntanz, barn dance) is an animated reflection on a work of art: a couple of paintings by the flemish painter Pieter Bruegel d.Ä (1525/30-1569). There's no narration, only music. Since the script is very much built on the music, you may call it an early music clip. Keep in mind, this film was made in 1978 with purely analog film production (16mm), using lots of stop animation ─ I don't remember how many hours I worked on the moving lights in the end titles alone, but it was MANY. The movie starts with as a slide show, in those days the common way of presenting paintings in art history lectures. But it then moves somewhat away from the common...

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                • Well, how did we get here?

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                  A broad outline of how artistic ideas developed in the West with an emphasis on modernism and post-modernism.

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                  • Bicicletada pela Mãe Natureza - Bike-ride for Mother Nature

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                    Jovens eco-artistas da comunidade amazônica Cabelo Seco em Marabá pedalam para sustentabilidade popular e contra a destruição da nascente de seu Rio Tocantins em 2015, depois do assassinato de dois amigos e confirmação da hidrelétrica. Young eco-artists from Cabelo Seco community in Marabá pedal for popular sustainability and against the destruction of the source of their River Tocantins em 2015, following the killing of two friends and confirmation of the hydro-electric dam. www.riosdeencontro.wordpress.com

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                    • Outlines that Cling to the Image

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                      This quick tutorial shows how to add outlines that cling to the edge of an image using Keynote App on the iPad. The same thing can be done on the desktop version. Now that instant alpha is part of Keynote...there are lots of cool art projects and graphics you can do. Here is one.

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