Chiu-hsuan Huang

I am an illustrator with visual arts and graphic design background. I aim at works that are sensual and poetic, with a strong graphic flavour embodied by a mixture of hand-drawn and digital media. My stories often imagine subtle and ephemeral things. I attempt to evoke implicit emotions and experiences through atmospheric images, and creative use of space/silence.

Having been inspired by early European experimental films since I was 16, I am passionate about exploring new ways of storytelling and challenging conventional subjects found in picture books today. To me, books are not merely a carrier of pictures but a medium to create new story experience within its own limitations in terms of sizes and formats. And I am always happy to engage with children and young audiences while having fun inventing new books for them!