Art in Heaven 2018
Our communities need peace, and the news mentions religious conflict all the time. What can be done to make peace? RE explores teachings and example of religion and conflict as well as peace making. Ask pupils to create artwork that shows not just the concept of peace, but a way of making peace. Explore some texts from scriptures. Work may be about peace between religions – referring to great peacemakers in the world today. Then there is peace in human hearts and minds: many people use spiritual practice and meditation to seek peace, or find peace at their temple or church. How would you make a work of art to show this? Winning work will be clearly engaged with religion and belief.