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COURSE PROJECT: Play-Learn——History of Money

Beginning The starting project of the 3rd year, I chose 'Play-Learn', the first session of this project was group work. Our group's theme is The History of Money. Our group's main focus on money was ''collage" in the process of making the banknote. So we decided to design an activity that audiences can take part in and have their own experience to learn the banknote collage process.  After a lot of research, we've come up with a basic template, idea for the activity. step 1:  Participants will be given a multiple of objects of "value", maybe sweets wrapped in gold foil/fools gold/other.  step 2:  The Participants then changes these sweets for a blank, currency sized, piece of paper, representing paper money step 3:  They then get to design their own currency by stamping pre-made stamps/linocuts cutouts that we've made, representing how paper money was once made from collage step 4:  The note that they've ma

COURSE PROJECT: Play-Learn——The Battle of Austerlitz

Actually, at the very beginning, I didn't think much of the relationship between 'play-learn' and this 'battle of Austerlitz'. I picked this theme only because I have never drawn military related stuff before, I wanted to have a try in this project. I began to do the research for the primer task. I have to admit that I am not good at the history, the name of the people or the place are hard for me to distinguish. So I researched as many information as I can in order to understand the history battle. Research 2. December. 1805 Austerlitz, Moravia, Austrian Empire (now slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic) France - Russian&Holy Roman Empire The battle of Austerlitz also called "The Battle of Three Emperors", took place in Moravia. The Battle was fought on December 2nd.1805. It was the last, and ultimately decisive engagement in the war of the Third Coalition which was fought between the forces of Napoleonic France on on