Students will demonstrate an understanding of how artists use art for social change while creating their own artwork about a chosen social issue.
What social issues affect you or speak to you.
What social issues affect your community?
What social issues would you want to raise awareness on?
Polly Nor is a freelance illustrator based in North West London. Her work is frank, devilish and unabashed in its representation of real girls and their own personal space. Her bold illustrations are satirical observations of societal issues tackling the themes of gender, equality and sexuality. Her characters are unmistakably styled and what some may call ‘grotesque’, providing an alternative to the unrealistic ideal of femininity that we see on a daily basis, whether it be on the front of a magazine, in art or behind closed doors in front of our laptop screens. Instead, her drawings are manifestations of feeling and thought rather than for the sole purpose of satisfying the ‘male gaze’.