November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #6 specific example – graffiti art and the Fukushima disaster

Text: “Japan’s Anti Nuclear Street Art” Espionart. https://espionart.com/2015/01/20/featured-artist-281-anti-nuke/ The graffiti artist 281 Anti Nuke starting posting artwork critical of the government and of TEPCO (the company responsible for the nuclear power plants) not long after the earthquake and subsequent disaster. One of the freedoms that an artist has is time. Read more…

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #6 specific example – comic on a “avenger of the Holocaust”

Text: “Vikta Kempner.” Rejected Princesses. https://www.rejectedprincesses.com/princesses/vitka-kempner The story of Vikta Kempner is told quite briefly on the Rejected Princesses website. The artist clearly has the freedom to tell her story in a way that a historian does not. What are the benefits and drawbacks of this “comic-style” approach to history?