Comic book author Ludovic Debeurme has written many books for young people, such as the fantasy and ecological trilogy Epiphania. In an interview from last year, he talked about his career, his practice from painting to comics, and the messages he puts across in his works.
Rick Le Cube, Vers un nouveau monde - by the duo SATI
Vers un nouveau monde is the third volume in the adventures of Rick the Cube, a cube-shaped egg who this time finds himself on a desert planet. This spellbinding cine-concert is a participatory show for young audiences.
Vanille, by Guillaume Lorin
Guillaume Lorin's first short film Vanille tells the story of a little girl who goes on holiday to Guadeloupe. Vanille, a nine-year-old Parisian girl, discovers a new world and colourful characters.
Catherine Meurisse, La vie en dessin
At the end of 2020, the Centre Pompidou presented the exhibition Catherine Meurisse, La vie en dessin. Enjoy images from this exhibition dedicated to the illustrator, cartoonist and comic book author Catherine Meurisse's work.
Awarded for her adult literature, Valentine Goby is also the author of dozens of works for young readers, from primary school to high school. She explores a wide range of subjects, from the lightest to the most serious. She has notably written a dozen works devoted to better understanding the history and issues of immigration.
Winner of the 2019 Marcel Duchamp Prize, Eric Baudelaire is both a director and a photographer. His latest feature film, Un film dramatique (2019), was filmed over four years with secondary school pupils in Saint-Denis/Saint-Ouen.
Louise Granger and Victor Toutain
Architects and urban planners Louise Granger and Victor Toutain attempt to demystify architecture, a discipline often seen as inaccessible by the general public. Their work has a particular focus on children's playgrounds.
Claire Hédon, Defender of Rights
France's Defender of Rights Claire Hédon advocates for children's voices. She defends the idea that all minors have the right to express themselves freely on any issue concerning them. She launched the antidiscriminations.fr platform and its freephone number 3928, allowing children to contact the institution without the assistance of an adult.
The Institut français sheds light on French artistic creation aimed at young audiences during the Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse of Montreuil (publication and young press exhibition). From 4 to 8 December, the Institut français organises its "Youth book" Focus, in partnership with the the Salon du livre et de la presse jeunesse of Montreuil.
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