Lake | Archival Print
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: The Rabbits, The Red Tree, Tales from Outer Suburbia and the graphic novel The Arrival have been widely translated throughout the world and enjoyed by readers of all ages.
Shaun has also worked as a theatre designer, a concept artist for Pixar and won an Academy Award for the short animated film The Lost Thing. In 2011 he received the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award in Sweden.
His most recent books are Cicada and Tales FromThe Inner City.
Images courtesy of Shaun Tan