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




In this workshop, participants will be guided through the process of depicting historical stories in comic form. Participants will use historical stories as the basis to come up with outlines of short-form texts before moving on to character design.

(Please prepare your own historical story, paper, and drawing materials)



mother tongue picture book illustration writing

Zhou Jian Xin

周见信 (Zhou Jian Xin) (Taiwan)

图文创作者,国立台北艺术大学造形硕士,国立台东大学儿童文学博士。 2016年以《小白》获得信谊幼儿文学奖首奖,出版有《寻猫启事》、《小小的大冒险》、《小朱鹂》、《机车妈妈》、《黑武士林雕》等 绘本。 2021年以《来自清水的孩子》获得金鼎奖、金漫奖新人奖、台北书展大奖,及德国白乌鸦奖,并授出多国版权。

Zhou Jian Xin is an illustrator and writer. He has a PhD in children’s literature from the National Taitung University and a Master’s of design from the Taipei National University of the Arts. In 2016, he won the first prize at the Hsin-Yi Children’s Literature Award with Puppy and I(《小白》). Other picture books by him include 《寻猫启事》(The runaway cat),《小小的大冒险》(Xiao Xiao’s great adventure),《小朱鹂》(The maroon oriole),《机车妈妈》(Mum rides a bike), and《黑武士林雕》(The black eagle knight). In 2021, Zhou won numerous awards, such as the Golden Tripod Award, the Golden Comics Awards Best New Talent, the Taipei Book Fair Award, and the White Ravens Award with his Son of Formosa (《来自清水的孩子》). The book has since been published in many countries.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.