On this page you will find a suite of learning tools and strategies to engage with young Sydney-based artist, Agatha Gothe-Snape. Working across a range of mediums including performance, installation, and PowerPoint, Gothe-Snape’s works explore text, colour, space, and ways of interacting with audiences through humour, conversations and instructions.
Explore Gothe-Snape’s conceptual practice through presentations, activities, extended enquiry questions and other resources.
Activities can be done on their own, in combination and in any order. You can also choose to follow one of our suggested class plans found at the bottom of this page. All resources are suitable for use in the classroom or for self-guided learning.
Encounter the artist Agatha Gothe-Snape in a slideshow with images and class discussion ideas. View the Encounter directly in the browser or download the PowerPoint or PDF versions. Teacher’s notes are also available.
I don’t want to make art that is immediately identifiable as art. I’m interested in making things that we don’t really know what they are yet.
Agatha Gothe-Snape, MCA Artist’s Voice
Encounter Agatha Gothe-Snape in a slideshow with images and class discussion ideas. View the Encounter directly in the browser or download the PowerPoint or PDF versions. Teacher’s notes are also available.View More
Agatha Gothe-Snape creates animated works using PowerPoint. Take on the challenge to create your own PowerPoint animation, using only the program’s supplied backgrounds, shapes and colours.View More
Draw from Agatha Gothe-Snape’s work Every Artist Remembered (2009 – 2011)to explore new ways of remembering, organising and visualising history.View More
In her work Headliners, Gothe-Snape generated newspaper headlines based on her interviews with residents of Horsham, Victoria. Collaborate with a friend to create your own 'newsworthy’ artwork!View More
Follow Agatha Gothe-Snape’s lead and have a go at working with text to create your own found poetry.View More
Join Agatha Gothe-Snape in creating art out of the everyday by using an ordinary object in an extraordinary way!View More
Test the limits of communication and explore how meaning is communicated as you take on the challenge to create a poster without text, numbers or representational images.View More
Find a series of Extended Enquiry Questions based on Agatha Gothe-Snape at this link to take your learning further. Find questions suitable for research projects or essays.
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Agatha Gothe-Snape discusses a range of works featured in the exhibition Workout: 7 Days of Experimental Performance (2013) and in the MCA Collection for the MCA Artist’s Voice series. Artist’s Voice is supported by the Copyright Agency Limited.
Agatha Gothe-Snape’s practice involves plenty of collaboration with artists, audiences and practitioners in other fields. Investigate ideas and forms of collaboration through the following making and study activities.
Explore Agatha Gothe-Snape’s eclectic artistic practice through a variety of making and study activities, particularly focusing on her use of colour, text and space.