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Lesson overview:Creating a sculpture inspired by Yinka Shonibare

  • Assemblage is a collection or gathering of things or people.
  • Composition is the arrangement of elements within an artwork.
  • Yinka Shonibare works across multiple disciplines such as painting, sculpture, photography, installation and film.
  • Yinka Shonibare's work explores cultural identity.
  • 'Cheeky Little Astronomer' is an assemblage of objects making references to themes such as African culture, aspiration and multiculturalism.
  • Assemblage is a collection or gathering of things or people.
  • Composition is the arrangement of elements within an artwork.
  • Yinka Shonibare works across multiple disciplines such as painting, sculpture, photography, installation and film.
  • Yinka Shonibare's work explores cultural identity.
  • 'Cheeky Little Astronomer' is an assemblage of objects making references to themes such as African culture, aspiration and multiculturalism.

Equipment Required

Paper, pencil, objects