“[Caspar] presented an opportunity for observation of the highest interest to the physiological philosopher, the moralist, the religious teacher, the physiologist and physician—an opportunity which must be as rare as the crime which has afforded it.”
—Francis Lieber, 1832, preface to "Caspar Hauser:
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Born in Montreal in 1959, Diane Obomsawin spent the first twenty years of her life in France. Trained in graphic design, she returned to Canada in 1983 and turned her attention to painting, comics, and animation. "Here and There," an autobiographical film about the artist's rootless childhood, has garnered numerous prestigious distinctions.