The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan
From Book to Film: The Art of Story
Central Goldfields Gallery,
Old Fire Station, Neill Street, Maryborough, Victoria
July 14 to August 26
This exhibition, curated by Books Illustrated Gallery, begins with sketches, dummy book and final original illustrations for the picture book The Lost Thing and then moves through the collaborative process, with members of the film team at Passion Pictures, to create the animated film – a ten year creative journey.The Lost Thing is multi-award-winning – most famously, the Academy Award (Oscar) for best Short Animation, 2011. Shaun Tan is the award-winning author and illustrator of many books including The Arrival, The Red Tree,Tales from Outer Suburbia and The Bird King. Central Goldfields Shire extends a warm winter invitation to the opening of this exhibition on Saturday July 21, at 2pm. Curators Ann Haddon & Ann James will introduce the exhibition.
Signed book, prints and DVD's available for sale throughout the exhibition. You might also like to visit Shaun's website: .http://www.shauntan.net/