Director – Stefanie Saskia Riedel
Duration – 3 minutes 24 seconds
Country – Germany
Language – English
Year – 2021
SYNOPSIS : Maria Sibylla Merian (1647 – 1717) was a pioneer of insect research and a scientific illustrator.
She had started to collect insects as a girl. At age 13, she raised silkworms.
As a woman Sibylla traveled to Dutch Surinam to study and record the tropical insects. She published several volumes and books.
During her life as an artist and scientist Sibylla had to overcome several impediments.
Imagine. Explore. Find your way.
DMOFF AWARD –
Official Selection September 2021