Who are you? Who are we? The same? Different? By definition, we belong to one species, and one species only:Homo sapiens. We all have the same vital needs: food, shelter, communication, love… And yet, we express these needs in very different ways! Humanity comes in a variety of lifestyles, value systems, modes of artistic expression, languages, traditions and beliefs. This is its greatest asset, making it possible for us to change over time, through interaction and exchange. So how do we foster inclusion, peace and social harmony, while celebrating our diversity and our differences?
Skim through the timeline and, in the artworks from humanity’s heritage, identify cultural elements. Can you relate cultural elements from the various works? Can you see yourself in them?