This book fully addresses all the components of this new course, which ranges from anatomy and physiology to psychological skills training to nutrition. Full of activities, illustrations, diagrams and photographs, this book will bring the subject to life and provide a deep understanding of the science behind the body and physical activity, clearly relating this to human well-being. Included are the essential IB elements of TOK, international-mindedness and the learner profile, so you can trust your teaching links up with the IB ethos. *Make sure students fully understand - lots of full colour diagrams, illustrations and photographs clearly explain scientific concepts *Trust that everything is covered - the entire syllabus is addressed in an accessible format *Provide the best exam preparation - lots of activities are included along with support for all aspects of the examination *Know learning is in line with the IB ethos - support for TOK, international-mindedness and the learner profile is included *Be confident in quality - written by an experienced IB teacher About the series: The only DP resources developed directly with the IB, the Oxford IB Course Books are the most comprehensive core resources to support learners through their study. Fully incorporating the learner profile, resources are assessed by consulting experts in international-mindedness and TOK to ensure these crucial components are deeply embedded into learning.
Published on the occasion of the first solo museum exhibition in the Middle East by acclaimed sculptor Diana Al-Hadid, at the Art Gallery of NYU Abu Dhabi.
This monograph surveys the oeuvre of Syrian-American artist Diana Al-Hadid at a critical juncture in her fast-growing career. In the 10 years since her MFA, this artist has had 22 solo exhibitions at museums and galleries around the world. Already represented by a major New York gallery (Marianne Boesky), Al-Hadid has gone on to mount important solo shows in museums in Europe, and participate in major group exhibitions and biennials internationally. This catalogue marks the occasion of her first solo show in the Middle East, at the Art Gallery of NYU Abu Dhabi – a new exhibition venue dedicated to museum-quality exhibitions and scholarly, timely publications.
Three essays frame Al-Hadid’s work in contrasting perspectives. A global authority on the Northern Renaissance, Reindert Falkenburg, reflects on Al-Hadid’s piece Phantom Limb – itself rich with Renaissance allusions – through the lens of his own training as an art historian. The Guggenheim curator and scholar of Middle Eastern contemporary art Sara Raza writes about Al-Hadid’s work as it intersects with architectural history and contemporary art practices. Finally, Alistair Rider, a historian of modern sculpture, expands the discussion to review her larger practice, in particular as she connects the materiality of her work to the ephemerality of memory and history.