As a child Carlotta didn’t expect the people around her to have faces. She even doesn’t recognize her own face. Years later she learns about a rare untreatable deficit of her brain. It was art after all that offered her a way to finally recognize herself.

BY  Valentin Riedl, Frédéric Schuld  (DE)

Valentin Riedl studied Medicine in Germany France and Poland. In 2009 he received an M.D. degree from Technische Universität München (TUM) and a PhD in Systemic Neuroscience from Ludwig-Maximilians Universität (LMU) in 2012. Valentin’s engagement with film was a detour from the abstract world of scientific data into a sphere where anything is possible. Today he aims at merging both fields science and art into unique ways of storytelling. Frédéric Schuld is an author director and animator. He started working as freelance graphic designer and art director for advertising agencies before he studied direction and arts at the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne. Frédéric works with a strong focus on animated documentaries.