|Turine Viet-Tu Tran
Turine Viet-Tu Tran is a storyteller and researcher in digital storytelling and illustration. Since 2003, she has been working as a creative and book illustrator in Asia and Europe. An international award winning illustrator, she has spent the last 16 years in illustration, graphic design, advertising, film, animation, and the research in digital storytelling and visual adaptations of classic literature. Her children’s books have been published in North America, United Kingdom, and throughout Europe. Her client list includes renowned publishers such as Scholastic, Harper Collins, Source Books, Quarto Publishing, Oxford University Press and international advertising firms such as Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi.
As a cross-disciplinary artist, Turine has developed a unique perspective in visual storytelling. Influenced by both her Asian background and Western art training, she aspires to explore digital art tools to create immersive storytelling experiences that transcend cultural barriers.
She is currently an Associate Lecturer at the Faculty of Design Studies, RMIT University Vietnam (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology).
PhD Thesis Title
Visual Narratives in Digital Books: Adapting the Chinese Novel Journey to the West for Culturally Diverse Audiences
- Graphic storytelling
- Digital arts
- Adaptation studies
- Interactive storytelling