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Experiments with light teaching resource

Investigate and manipulate light – with inspiration from artist Bill Culbert.

  • Education type Education resource
  • Suitable for Year levels 1-8

From drawing with sparklers to building a camera obscura, take inspiration from artist Bill Culbert and get experimental with light.

The resource

The resource includes:

  • step-by-step activities designed to help students investigate and manipulate light

  • images of Bill Culbert’s exhibition Front Door Out Back.

Activities cross between arts and science subject areas.

This resource was created in association with Front Door Out Back, Bill Culbert’s exhibition for the New Zealand Pavilion at the Venice Biennale in 2013.