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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
23–26 May 2024

Be curious, wrestle with the unknown and embark on an interactive exploration of the story-making process. Led by 2022 Klaus Flugge Prize winner Joseph Namara Hollis, get an insider's look into the creative process, combining practical exercises, character development, and visual storytelling techniques to inspire you in creating your next work.

Joseph Namara Hollis

Joseph Namara Hollis (UK)

Joseph Namara Hollis is a multi-award winning author-illustrator from the United Kingdom. Named "most exciting newcomer to children’s picture book illustration" in 2022, with his debut title Pierre’s New Hair winning the Klaus Flugge Prize. In 2018, on graduation from the internationally renowned MA at Cambridge School of Art, Joseph won the V&A Student Illustrator of the Year Award. The judges praised him for "bringing charm and sophistication in equal measure". Since then he has worked with Tate Publishing, Laurence King, and Andersen Press. He also lectures at Nottingham Trent University, where he shares his passion for illustration and picture books.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.