Shaun Tan has donated his illustration of Pippi Longstocking and his water buffalo to the Nationalmuseum. The illustration was made specially for his award lecture The House of Culture in Stockholm. The illustration is now part of the museum’s collection and may be exhibitied to the general public and will be preserved for future generations.
Shaun Tan conducted his award lecture on the 24th of May. The lecture was broadcast by the Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company and it is available at: http://www.ur.se/samtiden/shaun-tan-almapriset-2011/
The award lecture has also been published in newspapers I Sweden and Norway and will be published in Holland.