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Fashion goes a bit bush and comes out firing

17 June 2014

Burnt tree.

A smorgasboard of wire, fibreglass, wool, and sausage casings were on show yesterday at the Ag Art Wear Show in the Fieldays Theatre.

Tasmanian teen Brontie Birchall's brightly coloured creation was inspired by the bushfires of January 2013 that devastated the island.

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Discussion starters

  • Technological products: Use this and other examples to identify materials that technological products are made from (level 1) and to describe the properties of materials used in particular products that can be measured objectively and that can be measured subjectively. (level 3)
  • Characteristics of technological outcomes: Use this and other examples to explain why time and context are important criteria for judging the fitness for purpose of technological outcomes. (level 5)

 

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Keywords: mystery creek, wearable art, fashion, characteristics of technological outcomes, technological products

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