Campaign for visual literacy

I believe the of looking at the world through multiple lenses is part of being a creative, regardless of discipline.

Visual literacy is at the heart of The Ruskin Foundation.

It  oversees the world’s largest collection of the works of the writer, artist and social visionary John Ruskin.Exploring the relevance of Ruskin’s ideas today, undertaking intellectual enquiry and educational activity through a wide range of projects.

The How to See campaign aims to develop young people’s use of both their hearts and eyes in looking at the world around them. Read more about Paul Musgrave’s interpretation of this campaign here.

This project is unique in the fact it is aimed primarily at young people in education. Perhaps some of the ideas and experiments such as the ‘Looking Tube’ could be adopted into The Design Studies module : Visual Expression that I am involved in teaching…