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El Caminante's First Steps

El Caminante
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In our school's Film Fortnight, we looked at the theme of Risk. We looked at short films and film extracts of tightrope and wire walkers, including Philippe Petit, a famous French high-wire artist. We went on to observe and sketch figures and sculptures by Alberto Giacometti, linking these to the movement of a high-wire walker. Our sculpture, El Caminante's First Steps, is a team effort, created from our drawings and observations, using modelling wire, papier mache and paint.
Sapphyre Bolton, Sam Wing, Aodhan Connoly , 7 years yrs
Herne Bay Junior School