After their visit at the Tomi Ungerer museum, the French pupils from Hans Arp created a presentation for their American counterparts about what they remembered about Tomi Ungerer.
After their second visit in the museums of Strasbourg, the pupils had the opportunity to work with an illustrator. They were invited to draw a new vision of what they saw at the museum. They suggest a world changed thanks to art, echoing the beginning of the school year question “Can art change the world?”
Fine Arts Museum
“All lives matter”, Students drew the portrait of one another, of the elders who joined them for the visit and of some famous civil rights activists. They all share the same picture and become a protection for the civil rights of all.
Modern and Contemporary Art Museum
Imagine the museum of your dreams. A museum where there is a swimming-pool, where visitors can tag the walls or stand on the pedestals of the statues.
Draw the symbols of the French Republic and modernize them. “Marianne” this bust present on the stamps and in every official buildings has become much cooler!
Museum Oeuvre Notre Dame
Iinspired by the first drawings of the Cathedral of Strasbourg, dating from the 12th century and revealed to the public for the first time this year, the students created their dream towers and spires.
Imagine this place in the future, what do you think the future will be like?
Museum of Decorative Arts
What does power mean? What are the symbols of power? The students re-thought the symbols and use of power.
The first letters of the French students to the American students from Bart are now ready!
As soon as the teachers manage to solve their IT problems 😉 the American students will be able to learn who their French penpal is, and what they did when they visited the Tomi Ungerer museum.
The French students are looking forward to the answer!
To catch a glimpse of the letters, follow this link!
When the students arrived at Hans Arp school on Thursday 15th September, they discovered a strange fashion show: all the staff members were wearing the same tee-shirt.
And to answer this last question, the pupils visited the Tomi Ungerer museum a few days later and discovered how an artist tackles this question.
8 boys and girls from Hans Arp college were the lucky students who had the honor and privilege of interviewing Mr Tomi Ungerer. Tomi spoke a lot about tolerance and respect. He also brought back memories from his childhood and of his time in the USA. He tells us about the drawing which became the symbol of this whole project!
Film directed by Aleksandra SZRAJBER, Ana films
What means being a girl?
What means being a boy?
By painting their silhouettes and mixing them, by re-thinking the stereotypes, the contours become blurred and the understanding can emerge
We visited different museums in Strasbourg:
Musée Alsacien, Musée de l’Oeuvre Notre Dame, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Musée Tomi Ungerer
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