Creative studio Nice and Serious collaborated with the Rainforest Alliance and Adrien Koffi Kouadio, “a cocoa farmer, family man, a community leader and football lover” in the village of Paul Kru, Côte d’Ivoire, to answer the question: Who grows the cocoa in your chocolate bar?
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Above, a classic performance by French actor and mime Marcel Marceau. He was inspired to mime at five years old when his mother took him to a Charlie Chaplin film, but his tragic and inspiring years in France during World War II also influenced his path into the artform.
The world’s most renowned mime, Marceau’s silent work became known globally on a world tour in 1955-56. NPR’s and The New York Times’ 2007 obituaries for Marceau, born Marcel Mangel, celebrate his unique ability to express anguish, hope, and innocence without words.
Le Merle (the Blackbird) is a cutout animation directed in 1958 by cinematic innovator Norman McLaren. Based on a French-Canadian folksong, the story tells of a bird who loses a beak, a neck, eyes, wings, legs, etc, and then finds them in duplicate and triplicate.
From the Let’s Colour Project and street artist Matt W. Moore, this is Walls Are Dancing (2010). Follow it up with this behind the scenes video (with some subtitles) of how the murals and film were put together:
There’s more street art in the archives.
Les Talons Rouges (The Red Heels), a student film directed and animated by Olesya Shchukina.
via Trends Now.