Matt Huynh
The Boat


Featured in Exhibition

Hand painted with Chinese calligraphy brushes using sumi-e ink, scanned and adjusted with Photoshop.  

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Matt Huynh traditional media and organic, primitive materials to maintain warmth and a sense of the human touch behind the polished, interactive presentation. The imperfect and degraded line was chosen for Mai, Quyen and Truong's urgent story of stark survival battling against the elements and fleeing for their lives. Given the level of production and multimedia elements involved in the comic display, it was important to preserve comic's deliberate poetic economy throughout. This demonstrated itself in the restrained palette, sparing use of motion a

commissioned by SBS Australia's commemoration of the 40th anniversary since the Fall of Saigon