Friday, September 16, 2011

Shaun Tan's "The Lost Thing – book to film" exhibition at the Australian Academy of Design

This exhibition, curated by Books Illustrated, showcases original artwork by Shaun Tan from his book The Lost Thing as well as representing a ten-year period of creative development for the animated film,The Lost Thing, based on his acclaimed picture book of the same name. Included are conceptual drawings and paintings by Shaun, who was both artist and director for the film.
Dates: 14 – 30 September
Venue: The Academy of design
220 Ingles Street Port Melbourne
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
Group bookings welcome – contact
Ann Haddon at
Don't miss a special talk by Shaun as part of this exhibition -
Date: Wednesday 21 September
Time: 4.00pm-5.30pm
Books and DVDs will be available for sale.

Also at Port Fairy
A replica /print version of this exhibition will also be showing in Port Fairy, Victoria.
Venue: Blarney Books and Art, 37 James Street, Port Fairy, Vic. PH: 03 5568 2174.
Date: 3rd September to 31st October.
Hours: Thursday to Sunday 11am to 4pm. Open every day during the school holidays.
Customs House Gallery can be contacted on
PH: 0448 348974 or

1 comment:

  1. Hi,Ann&Ann,
    Thank you for the info. Enjoy the exhibition and have a wonderful time!!