Animal manners

  • Rianne Stremmelaar / Animation Design / Zwolle

‘I’ve been drawing animals since I was a child. My old exercise books from primary school are full of my drawings. I always had some at home, too: a wounded vole, a rejected pigeon, or a baby sparrow that needed to be fed. I brought my love for animals with me to the art academy. These past years, I began investigating how I could use my animations to get people to think about and change their behaviour regarding their interaction with animals.


I project my emotions on the animals around me and devote an entire system of thought to them. Although my world view is extreme, I still hope to inspire people. The world is so much more beautiful when you’re conscious of nature and the animals around you.’



Art & Design Graduation Exhibit in Zwolle from 1 to 12 July.


Visit the ArtEZ Finals Festival in Zwolle and meet the city’s talents. Music, design, interior design, and art education in Zwolle’s city centre from 22 June to 12 July.