The first clip associated with the In the Realms of the Unreal: The Artist and Society lesson plan shows how in 1909, Henry Darger started illustrating his fantasy world using techniques he devised through trial and error. Students should discuss why an artist might borrow an image from an existing picture, illustration or photo.
Reclusive janitor by day, visionary artist by night, outsider artist Henry Darger moved through life virtually unnoticed. But after his death, a staggering 15,000-page novel and hundreds of illustrations was discovered in his apartment.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.