Marc Remus

  Children's Book Author

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About Me

Marc Remus

IN THE MEDIA:

Hundreds of articles have been published about Marc Remus' artwork. Various German TV stations have filmed documentaries and interviews have been published on social media.

Below you will find a selection of TV documentaries, newspaper articles (will follow soon) and interviews.

Author  -  Painter  -  Illustrator

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TV DOCUMENTARIES

Below you will find a selection of TV documentaries about Marc Remus' paintings.

All documentaries in German with English subtitles.

Exhibition Frankfurt, Germany

German National TV, HR Hessischer Rundfunk, News Hessenschau

Length:4:10 m.

Exhibition Jülich/Northern Germany

German National TV, WDR,

Lokalzeit Aachen

Length:4:36 m.

Exhibition Mexican Consulate

Rhein Main TV, Germany

Kulturcheck, Length:2:20 m.

General Documentary

Rhein Main TV, Germany, News: Rhein-Main Aktuell/Kulturcheck

Length:21:43 m.

Group exhibition Instituto Cervantes, Frankfurt, Germany

Rhein Main TV, Germany, Kulturcheck

Length:21:43 m.

Logo trailer for the Magora book series.

Concept & Art Direction: Marc Remus, Animation: Jun Park,

Soundtrack: Patrick Rundblad

Length:0:43 m.

AUTHOR'S INTERVIEWS

 

Marc Remus has given many interviews on social media. Here are some links to find these interviews:

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Literary Classics International Book Awards.

Author's Spotlight August 2018

Title: Author, Marc Remus on his award-winning book.

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Rosco's Reading Room

A children's blog by author Shana Gorian

Title: Q&A with Author Marc Remus

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General Documentary

Rhein Main TV, Germany, News: Rhein-Main Aktuell/Kulturcheck

Length:21:43 m.

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The Indie Kidlit Podcast

Podcast: 60 minutes interview

Title: Episode 16, How to write an award winning book series with Marc Remus

 

BIOGRAPHY

I'm a Neo Pop-Art painter, author and illustrator. Born in Germany, educated in the United States and graduated in art and illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA.

Having a passion for languages, I travelled to more than sixty countries, lived a few years in Honduras and Japan, and visited over a thousand cities, of which I have painted over two hundred. My art work has been featured in over one hundred magazine and newspaper articles in Germany, USA, and Mexico (TV documentaries available above.)

During my studies in California in the 90s, I took my first children’s book illustration class. My teacher inspired me to start writing and not just illustrating. The result was a picture book called Painting Brian, which led to the Magora series. I began taking classes in children's literature and worked with some incredible editors. Over a period of twenty years, I developed the magical world Magora based on places I have visited, people I have met, and things I have learned through my studies in acting, cultural Anthropology, and linguistics.

In 2016 the first book of the Magora series came out on Amazon. To my surprise, it became a success and ranked for five days as the No.1 children's book with over 35.000 downloads. Since then, the first three book in the series have won 15 literary awards.

This inspired me to continue writing, and so I completed a young adult novel based on one of my passions: languages. Having studied Spanish, Japanese, Mandarin, French, Garifuna, and Quiche I always wondered how languages die out. In the The Language Thieves I came up with a solution to this dilemma. The novel was published on Amazon in 2018 and won the Literary Classics Silver Award for Best Young Adult Science-fiction.

With a good knowledge of Spanish I started working with a translator on a Spanish edition of Magora and finished it in 2018. At the same time I completed the German translation myself. At the end of 2018 I began working with a translator in China on a Mandarin version. This will be a longer journey. Stay tuned!

I have two more books in the planning stage and lots of ideas. If you want to stay updated, please sign up to my newsletter here, and you will get monthly updates on my projects.

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NEWSPAPER & MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Below you will find articles from 2015 to 2018.

For articles back to 1999 please refer to the individual sections at the end of the list.

A Pop-Art exhibition in Jülich, Germany

Jülich ist Pop

"Jülich is Pop-Art" (Jülich is a city in West Germany)

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

25.01.2018

Not available

German

Herzog Magazin

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Finissage im Rathaus

"Exhibition closes at City Hall"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

21.01.2018

Not available

German

Super Sonntag

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"Neue Ansichten von Jülich" zieht um

"Exhibition 'New views of Jülich' moves to a different location"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

19.01.2018

Not available

German

Jülicher Nachrichten

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Jülicher Ansichten

"Views of Jülich"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

December 2017

Not available

German

Herzog Magazin

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Leuchtende Ansichten einer Stadt

"Views of Jülich"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

29.11.2017

Not available

German

Jülicher Nachrichten

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Catrinas des 21. Jahrhunderts

"Catrinas of the 21st. century"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

23.11.2017

Not available

German

Gelnhäuser Neue Zeitung

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Neue Ansichten von Jülich

"New cityscapes of Jülich"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

19.11.2017

Not available

German

Super Sonntag

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Ausstellung mit Stadtansichten von Jülich

"Painting exhibition with cityscapes of Jülich"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

11.11.2017

English version

German

Jülich Magazin

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Moderne und provokative Frauen

"Modern and provocative women"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

16.11.2017

Not available

German

Gelnhäuser Neue Zeitung

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Remus' neue Ansichten vom alten Jülich

"Remus' new views of historical Jülich"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

08.11.2017

Not available

German

Jülicher Nachrichten

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Reise durch Köln und Gladbach

"Journey through Cologne and Gladbach"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

December 2015

Not available

German

Frizz Magazin

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Schloss im Schwebezustand

"The hovering castle"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

27.11.2015

Not available

German

Kölner Stadtanzeiger

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México es su inspiración

"Mexico is his inspiration"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

18.08.2015

Not available

Spanish

Impulso Magazin Aguascalientes

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Enamorado de México, enamorado del mundo

"In love with Mexico, in love with the whole world"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

30.07.2015

Not available

Spanish

El pueblo Chihuahua

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Er malt die Welt, wie sie ihm gefällt

"He paints the world in his own way"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

12.03.2015

Not available

German

Wiesbadener Kurier

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Keine Angst vor dem Tod

"Not afraid of death"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

02.02.2015

Not available

German

Die Welt Kompakt

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Marc Remus malt preisgekrönte Städtebilder

"Marc Remus paints award-winning cityscapes"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

14.02.2015

Not available

German

Hanauer Anzeiger

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Er malt sich die Welt bunt

"He paints the world in colors"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

30.01.2015

Not available

German

Frankfurter Neue Presse

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Wanken, torkeln und bewegen

"Stagger, totter and sway"

Publisher

Language

Translation

Date

29.01.2015

Not available

German

Wetterauer Zeitung

 

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