Animated series

The Story of Anni Albers
Little Stories of Great Women Artists
05.05.2020

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Little Stories of Great Women Artists is an original project of playful and educational animated videos for children from the age of 7 and older.

The objective of each episode? To shed light on the life and work of a woman artist from the 20th century in a three minute video. Imagined by screenwriter Sophie Caron, each story conveys the originality of an artist’s approach, their importance within an artistic movement, certain significant biographical stories, as well as difficulties that the artist may have encountered in her practice.

In a landscape where children’s publications and activities about art privilege male artists, this new and unique project intends for younger audiences to be able to identify important figures beyond all gender stereotypes. Through the discovery of these women artists, we hope to invite as many people as possible to discover the emotion that art can bring.

In the second episode of Little Stories of Great Women Artists, AWARE takes children on a journey to Germany and the United States following the artist Anni Albers, one of the most important figures of the Bauhaus movement who revolutionised textile art. It is also a chance for the young audience to discover lesser known techniques such as lithography.

This project is made possible by the support of the Fondation ENGIE.
Screenwriter: Sophie Caron. Illustrator: Auxane Lefevre. Editor: Maggali Baraban. Voice: Melha Bossard.

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