Some more thinking about what we mean when we say ‘medium’ in English curriculum…this list of artistic mediums has been helpful in contextualising English as a subject area within a broader notion of ‘arts’:
In the arts, a media or medium is a material used by an artist or designer to create a work.
- Natural World
- Performing Arts
Within that list, the medium of literature appeared with the following explanation and links:
Common writing media
- Digitalword processor and internetwebsites
- Letterpress printing and computer printing
- Nib (pen)
- Pen and ink
Common bases for writing
This is food for thought.
The investigation into medium continues…