Director – Stefanie Saskia Riedel

Genre –

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.


Official Selection September 2021

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