Category 'Academics'


Media Arts – Exploring Chinese Artist Ai Wei Wei

This week, students learned about the fascinating work of contemporary Chinese artist, Ai Wei Wei. They then had the opportunity to select a media artist of their choice and create a dynamic, multi-media presentation on the artist’s body of work. They also delved further into the world of “aura” creation. Each student got a chance […]


Asian Art Workshop

Last week the students participated in the first of three art workshops led by artist Line Bouchard. Line’s focus with the students is on oriental painting and calligraphy. This past week the student worked on their brush strokes and techniques as they explored the different Asian characters using their brushes and the ink. The students […]


Sherlock Holmes: A Drama in Four Acts

          Students at The Element performed an impressive production of Sherlock Holmes: A Drama in Four Acts. As a part of their drama session, students worked with professional actress and playwright, Elise Gauthier. Elise, who is well known in Ottawa as a frequent member of the Ottawa Stilt Union, worked with the […]