Russian Astrid Lindgren Award Nominees Awaiting Jury Verdict Automatic translate
STOCKHOLM. The list of applicants for the Astrid Lindgren Award includes applicants from Russia.
The first winner of the Astrid Lindgren Prize in 2003 was writer and artist Maurice Sendak. 2017 Laureate - Wolf Erlbruch from Germany. Litteraturpriset till Astrid Lindgrens minne is awarded annually to writers, artists, publishers, libraries. The main criterion - the work of the nominees should correspond to the spirit and philosophy of the works of Astrid Lindgren. Freedom, humanity, equality, non-violence, the education of an integral person outside corporal punishment, communion with universal values, peaceful coexistence and a dignified life for all living on earth.
The list of applicants for victory in the new season contains the names of Russians. Artists Anna Desnitskaya, Anastasia Arkhipova, Alexander Traugot and writer Nina Dashevskaya. One of the participants in the competition is the Russian State Children’s Library, the world’s largest children’s library.
Nina Dashevskaya - professional musician, violinist of the Children’s Musical Theater named after Natalia Sats. In parallel with the musical, her literary career is also developing successfully. In 2009, she became the author of the illustrated children’s magazine Cucumber. In 2011, her first book was published - “Seven Short Dwarfs. Multiplication table in verses and pictures. " Most of the works were awarded literary prizes: the Krapivin International Prize for the novel “Willy”, I place in the contests “New Children’s Literature” and “Book” for the collection “Near Music”. In the sixth season of “The Book”, Nina Dashevskaya again received the I prize for the novel “I am not a brake”. In October 2017, “I am not a brake” was included in the prestigious list of the “White Crows 2017” of the International Youth Library of Munich.
The protagonist of the book is a hyperactive teenager with attention deficit disorder. He rushes through life with great speed, managing to help “in flight” to those who need it. To close and completely strangers. For the author, Ignat is a hero of our time, capable of empathy, not fixated on himself. His kindness materializes in actions. Difficulties do not diminish in him the inner light and a positive attitude towards life.
New book - “Vivaldi. Seasons ”- about the music that is“ heard ”in each of its works. Dashevskoy close Swiss system for the development of the child’s abilities in this area. Education of the personality, lack of differentiation according to the degree of giftedness, promotion of even the smallest achievements, the formation of the need to listen to classics, interest in it, familiarization with world culture.
Alexander Traugot - patriarch of children’s book illustration. His first graphic works were called The Blockade Cycle. The tragedy of the great city through the eyes of a teenager, witness and participant in events. Alexander Georgievich - representative of the famous creative dynasty. Artists Georgy Traugot, his sons Valery and Alexander designed about two hundred books: the works of Bulgakov, Apuley, Perrot, Hoffmann, Andersen. The last 15 years Traugot lives in Paris.
Anastasia Arkhipova - laureate and jury member of various competitions, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, author of illustrations for the tales of Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, works of Dickens, Cervantes, Moliere, Goethe. Arkhipova is also a representative of the creative dynasty. Her grandfather, Boris Dekhterev, from 1945 to 1977 worked as the main artist of the publishing house "Children’s Literature".
Anna Desnitskaya is a talented artist, boldly experimenting, using a variety of techniques in her work. In her illustrations with many details, details and nuances, the story comes to life, becomes closer. “Aliens by the Egyptians” by Eduard Shenderovich, “Two trams” by Osip Mandelstam, “Metro on the ground and underground”, “Look - I grow” by Boris Almazov. Each of these books presents the material world of a particular era. Its reconstruction requires a thorough study of artifacts, old photographs. The “History of the Old Apartment” with illustrations by Desnitskaya was awarded the Golden Apple by the International Biennale of Children’s Book Illustration in Bratislava. "Scooter" is preparing to release the fourth edition of "History".
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