Crossing Borders / Introduction

Education Resource Introduction

This education resource has been designed for students and teachers to explore and discuss the challenging global questions and issues of our time through the work of contemporary artists practising within the Commonwealth.It offers candid film interviews with the artists, reference materials and learning activities specifically designed for studies of VCE Art, VCE Studio Arts, VCE Philosophy, International Baccalaureate Art and Theory of Knowledge, and VELS Art and Thinking Processes.


In this interview Frances Lindsay, Deputy Director of the NGV introduces the challenging work of five contemporary artists working within the Commonwealth. She discusses how the work of these artists refelects the impact of globalisation by engaging with the key philosophical, cultural and environmental issues of our time.

Video Duration: 4 minutes