Special event Tuesday, 14 December 2021

V&A Secondary Webinar - Spotlight on... Digital Wonderlands Resident, Sian Fan

Join us to venture down digital rabbit holes & round off your Autumn term with this inspiring live talk for Secondary students with V&A Digital Wonderland Artist in Residence, Sian Fan

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Tuesday, 14 December 2021

  • Online

  • Free event

    Online

Sian Fan is an interdisciplinary artist working in London. Her work combines movement, the body and technology to explore embodiment, spirituality, and human experience in the digital age. She seeks to create works that reflect upon the experience of being online, with devices being used as portals into new realms. This residency coincides with the exhibition Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser.

Streaming live to multiple schools, the session will get your students thinking about the exciting world of Digital Art today, whilst simultaneously giving an insight into a career and entryways into the creative industries. There will be a chance to put questions to Sian in a live Q&A during the session.

By the end of the session your students will have explored:
-What is Digital Art & Digital Technology?
-The work of a Digital Artist and industry insights on how to get started as an artist
-Using a museum collection and research as a starting point to create work

Available: 14 December 2021, 11.00 - 12.00
Timing: 60 minutes
Cost: FREE
Online: hosted on Zoom
Suitable for KS3, 4 & 5 Art & Design and Design & Technology & Digital Design

Booking:
Click on the 'BOOK NOW' on this page to place your booking for your class & please book using your schools email.
Once booked, you will receive an automated email to confirm that we have received your booking. You will receive an email via V&A Schools Zoom with your joining link and any supporting information one week ahead of the event.
If you have any queries about booking your session, please get in touch on schools@vam.ac.uk

Useful Info:
V&A Virtual Classroom sessions are only open to UK schools. International schools can sign up to our e-newsletter for more information on upcoming programmes. Regrettably we will have to cancel any sessions that have been booked by non-UK schools and the sessions will be made available online for other schools to book.

Background image: Capture of ‘Spirit Corp.’ 2019. Image: Sian Fan