Children form their environment
Objectives: The artist Marielis Seyler takes photographs of sawed trees or rather trunks in their environment. She makes b/w enlargments on which children of groundschool age can paint and draw in their creativity and let their imagination freely flow. Goals: making childen sensitive to their enviroment dealing with the theme of dying trees recognizing the existential importance of trees, forest etc. finding the possibilities to restore the environment damaged by other generations (their parents, f.ex.) to stimulate children to form creatively their environment
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Black and white photographs
overpainted with crayon by children in the age from 7 to 8 Size: 40 x 60 cm
Ludwig Museum Cologne in September 2000
and as a project at several schools