A Swiss peasant artist

Switzerland, 1954

Film
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The original paper silhouettes of the artist Jean Jacques Hanswirth in the Chateau D’Oex Museum are photographed in stop motion so that they seem animated. Relates the story of the Swiss peasant whose craft with scissors and paper became an art.

Credits

production company

Pinschewer Film Studio

Duration

00:05:38:00

Production places
Switzerland
Production dates
1954

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29140

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Paper

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists' materials

Crafts & Visual Arts → Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft

Crafts & Visual Arts → Paper

Documentary

People → Artists - Biography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Switzerland

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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