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Marc Azéma devant le fac-similé de la grotte de Marsoulas au Parc de la Préhistoire de l’Ariège, Grotte Chauvet, Making of 2012

Pre-history of Animation

  1. Overview

Do the founding concepts of cartoon date back to pre-history?

This is what you will discover during the presentation of several short documentary films, with live commentary by Marc Azéma.

A film about the project of replicating the Grotto Chauvet at Pont d'Arc will also be broadcast.
Discover the ancestor of the thaumatrope, reconstructed by Florent Rivère; proof that the first optical toy existed more than 15,000 years ago.