2017.03.01 - 2017.03.31

Saku Heinänen

[Finland ]

Saku Heinänen is an author and illustrator. He has worked previously as a professional type designer and professor of graphic design at Aalto University. He has written and illustrated two praised children’s novels, Zaida and the Snow Angel (Finlandia Junior nominee 2014) and Zaida and the Thunderbolts (Arvid Lydecken nominee 2015).

Residency plan
Saku is going to concentrate on his first novel for adults, planning to write a final version of it. He also wants to explore the famous and impressive visual culture of Japan, and hopes that it will inspire his forthcoming illustration work. If there is time left over, he tries to write down ideas for his next book.

Date 2017.03.01 - 2017.03.31
Place Residence-3
Website http://www.typogra.fi/#