Saturday, 16 April 2016

Our symbols

We've been looking at adinkra symbols from Ghana in Africa, and how they represent important values.

For instance, sankofa, which is a symbol of a bird reaching behind, means "go back and get it", and stands for learning from the past:
We thought about what values are important to us, and what helps us to learn:
We each chose a value or activity that was important to us and worked on a symbol that would metaphorically represent it; then we made the symbol more abstract and simple.

Here's a slideshow of our symbols:

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