Expanded Interiors Re-Staged - Educational resource pack - Roman Face Pots
This dataset contains
an adaptable Powerpoint presentation for schools: Roman Face Pots,
together with its respective worksheet (PDF). These built on the research done
for Expanded Interiors. The Powerpoint
presentation is also available as a PDF.
These educational resources are created for Key Stage 2 pupils (aged from 7 – 11; years 3,4,5 and 6).
Replicas of Roman face cups from Pompeii are part of Huber’s installation Along and Through, which was originally exhibited within the House of the Cryptoporticus at Pompeii. This teaching material playfully explores what Roman face pots are and their history, while linking Italian and British Roman sites. It encourages pupils to explore the Roman heritage they share with Pompeii and Herculaneum and the rich connections between Roman and contemporary visual culture, while creatively engaging them with Roman history.
Texts by Catrin Huber (text on slide 21), Eniko Hudak, Dr Harriet Sutcliffe. Design by Dr Harriet Sutcliffe. Concept by Catrin Huber, Eniko Hudak, Dr Thea Ravasi, Dr Harriet Sutcliife.
Please note that you can adapt the Powerpoint presentation to your own needs, however all the images are protected under the following licence: CC BY-NC-ND-4.0.
Please also note that this Powerpoint presentation ‘Roman Face Pots' contains a link to a video by master potter Graham Taylor from Potted-History, who has created for Expanded Interiors Re-Staged a hands-on introduction and demonstration to how the Romans made their face pots, together with instructions and a demonstration for children (and adults) to do their own face pots.
exhibition Expanded Interiors Re-Staged relocated to Newcastle’s
Hatton Gallery contemporary installations created by visual artist Catrin Huber
as part of an earlier project, Expanded Interiors. Catrin Huber’s Expanded Interiors
installations had been sited and
displayed at the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Herculaneum and Pompeii. Her
installations had responded to and were in dialogue with the specific nature of
the buildings and wall paintings from the House of the Cryptoporticus in
Pompeii and the House of the Beautiful Courtyard in Herculaneum. They were
shown in situ from May 2018 – January 2019.
Hatton Gallery in Newcastle these installations were exhibited alongside new
work developed by Catrin Huber to set them in a fresh dialogue in this new
context, with the distinctive architecture of the Hatton Gallery. Artist Rosie
Morris, who was part of the original Expanded
Interiors research team was commissioned to develop her own
contemporary installation in response to the research done within the Roman
houses, and the new venue.
The Expanded Interiors Re-Staged exhibition ran from 3 July to 10 August 2021.
Expanded Interiors Re-Staged - from Herculaneum and Pompeii to the North-East of England
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- Archaeology of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Levant
- Art history, theory and criticism not elsewhere classified
- Creative arts, media and communication curriculum and pedagogy
- Digital heritage
- Other education not elsewhere classified
- Heritage and cultural conservation
- Fine arts
- Performance art
- Other creative arts and writing not elsewhere classified
- Visual arts not elsewhere classified
- Visual cultures