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Robert Heather's Blog – August 2008 Archive (5)

Art Deco books?

Just a quick note to say that I went to the Art Deco exhibition at the NGV yesterday and was very surprised to see some wonderful art deco bookbinding included in the show as well as a copy of Sonia Delaunay's Illustration for Blaise Cendrars's, La Prose du Transiberien et La Petite Jehanne de France (Editions des Hommes Nouveaux 1913). Probably I shouldn't have been surprised because the exhibition has come from the Victoria and Albert… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on August 25, 2008 at 10:25 — 2 Comments

SCU Artists Books Awards 2008

Online catalogue can now be accessed online here.

the exhibition continues until 10 September at Barratt Gallery.

Added by Robert Heather on August 18, 2008 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

Book Arts Newsletter - out now

The latest issue of the Book Arts Newsletter is out now from the Centre for Fine Print Research.

This issue (No. 43 August 2008) includes information and articles about national and international artists' books exhibitions; announcements; opportunities; courses and workshops; upcoming artist book fairs; festivals and conferences; internet news; new artists' publications and… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on August 12, 2008 at 15:30 — No Comments

Northern adventures

On the weekend I went to Lismore to select works for the 2008 Southern Cross University Acquisitive Artists' Books Award. The SCU is very active in Australian artist books circles and the award is a strategy for developing a collection of artists' books for research and teaching purposes within the Library. Each year they offer AU$3,000 towards acquisitions of artists' books from… Continue

Added by Robert Heather on August 11, 2008 at 18:30 — 8 Comments

Freestyle artists books event in Brisbane

Did anyone attend this and could give some feedback on how it all went?

Added by Robert Heather on August 4, 2008 at 10:29 — 2 Comments

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Siganto Foundation Artists' Books Fellowship

The Australian Library of Art at the State Library of Queensland (in Brisbane, Australia)  is offering two Fellowships for 2014.

The Fellowships offer a stipend of AU$9,000 each, priority access to the collections, and research support from specialist librarians.

One Fellowship is available to artists’ books makers to create a new work based on SLQ collections.

The other Fellowship is for researchers interested in generating new knowledge about artists’ books from SLQ’s extensive and nationally significant collection.

Entry forms will be available from 24 March and applications open on 1 April 2014. Applications close on 15 May 2014.




Sympoisum and Book Fair


1-2 March 204

Melbourne, Australia


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