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Animating the Archive

In this project, recognised by York UNESCO city of media arts Digital Adventurer scheme to encourage and support children and young people in their creative and cultural pursuits and future careers in the sector, 10 children delved into York Explore’s archive, lending their vivid imaginations to bring it to life in a vibrant clay animation film created for the Summer Reading Challenge programme. Read more about this and more on our projects page.