An Interview with a New Medium


Australian children’s book illustrator, Shaun Tan speaks through illustration in his interview with Spiegel.

He captures his first impression of Hollywood, the imagined readership of his books, the presence of loneliness that pervades his books—all in pen and paper. It’s surprising how well his illustrations translate into heartfelt answers, all without words.

(via @BookBench)

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