Art “Flatten The Curve”, an animated series born in lockdown

“Flatten The Curve”, an animated series born in lockdown

Federica Cimorelli

Last year Italy was closing down to deal with the health emergency. The rest of the world would follow it in a very short time.
Meanwhile, Studio Desk was being born and with it also “Flatten The Curve“, a collaborative, encouraging and positive project.
A year later many things have changed, others have remained the same, but in the meantime, Kathrin Steinbacher and Emily Downe have finally completed the idea born during the lockdown.

About a year ago, Studio Desk sent out an appeal to animators around the world: to create a 15-second animation that would show everyone a unique glimpse of life in isolation.
In a very short time, the call received numerous responses, with over 90 replies. Put together in a series of three videos, the different contributions have now resulted in “Flatten The Curve“, a creative, fun and relevant project.

Each artist involved told their own point of view and encouraged the others to stay at home. Finding the positives in the situation was not easy, but the challenge was also to support each other

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“Flatten The Curve” combines the voices, styles, rhythms and techniques of many artists from around the world, it is a nostalgic series that celebrates the animation industry and makes us see positivity in our surroundings.

Watch the three short films here and share them with everyone using the hashtag #FlattenTheCurve.

Written by Federica Cimorelli
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