The Twelve Months

Abstract take on russian fairy tale

“Suddenly a light flashed far away among the trees, as if a star had got caught among the branches. The child stood up again and began to struggle toward the light. Often she sank in the snow, often she had to climb over fallen trees. ‘I mustn’t lose the light, ’ she kept thinking of herself. The light became brighter… ”

The Russian fairy tale “Twelve Months” enchants readers with its atmosphere and moral teachings. This theme was taken as a motif for the month of January in a calendar designed together with 11 fellow students.

In some way it was the starting point for my bachelor thesis two years later.