Award Lecture at the House of Culture

”…I often like to think of words and images as opposite points on a battery, creating a potential voltage through a “gap” between telling and showing. It requires the reader’s imagination to complete the circuit…”
Shaun Tan

Shaun Tan gave a public lecture about his work (in English).
House of Culture, Stockholm. Tuesday May 24, at 06:00 p.m.
Bar and music from 05:00 p.m.
Free entrance.

The lecture is a collaboration between the House of Culture in Stockholm and Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

The image is an illustration (detail) from The Lost Thing. ©Shaun Tan 2000.