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Animo Chen

Animo has a degree in Visual Communication Design from Da-Yeh University in Taiwan and an MA from the Fine Arts Department, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, Czech Republic.
His first-ever exclusive collection of comics The Short Elegy is the winner of the 2020 BolognaRagazzi Award for Comics - Young Adult. The jury said: "Chen's wordless, sequential images are the visual equivalent of poems." Moreover, his latest work Love Letter, a Taiwanese-language illustrated poem, won him another BolognaRagazzi Award – the Special Mention in the 2021 Special Category – Poetry.