BWF presents...

Author-Illustrator Episode #08: Shaun Tan


Shaun Tan + Sarah Davis

#Performances


#About the event

How to watch

Author-Illustrator is a free online series. The episode will be available to watch from 9am on the release date, and will be embedded on this page, or alternatively, you can watch it on our YouTube channel. No booking is required.

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#Artists

Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan grew up in Perth and works as an artist, writer and film-maker in Melbourne. He is best known for illustrated books that deal with social and historical subjects through dream-like imagery, widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages. Shaun is the recipient of an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing and the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden.
Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis

Sarah Davis is a multiple award-winning illustrator, and associate art director for Walker Books Australia. She won the CBCA Crichton Illustration Award for her first picture book, Mending Lucille, in 2009, and since then has gone on to illustrate over 50 titles, in a range of styles and genres.  She has an Honours degree in literature, and her love of language and narrative underpins her illustration work.  With each project she experiments with new ways to construct visual narratives, working across a range of media. Sarah has collaborated with many major publishing houses and commercial clients across Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. An experienced presenter with a teaching background, she regularly speaks at schools, festivals and universities throughout Australia and internationally. Sarah is also proud to be an ambassador for Room to Read.