November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #6 specific example – cave paintings found in Alabama

Text: Art News. “The Largest Cave Drawings in North America Have Been Found in Alabama.” https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/cave-drawings-spirits-archaeology-1234627524/ Extract: “The largest cave drawings in North America have been discovered in Alabama, according to a study by Jan F. Simek, Stephen Alvarez, and Alan Cressler in the archaeology journal Antiquities. The five large figures discovered include three 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?

November 2022 TOK essay prescribed title #6 specific example – street artist in Zimbabwe

Text: Nyasha Chingono. “‘These are our local heroes’: the artist painting murals of hope in a Zimbabwe township.” https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2022/mar/07/these-are-our-local-heroes-the-artist-painting-murals-of-hope-in-a-zimbabwe-township Extract: “Street artist Basil Matsika paints murals of local musicians and daily life in the streets of Mbare, one of Zimbabwe’s oldest townships, in the capital Harare. With his brush and Read more…