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Added by Megan Herring on October 13, 2010 at 16:08 — No Comments
Don't miss out on the last week of Glen Skien's beautiful exhibition 'Oh Bird' which finishes up on the 26th of June at Hand Held Gallery.
Added by Megan Herring on June 21, 2010 at 13:59 — No Comments
Glen Skien's 'Oh Bird' opens at Hand Held on June 3, 6-8pm.
For almost a year now we have been looking forward to Glen Skien's exhibition at Hand Held. Opening NEXT WEEK, Glen will show his tobacco tin assemblages amongst other things.
" I'm not certain what came first…Continue
Added by Megan Herring on May 25, 2010 at 13:55 — No Comments
The next few months are going to be very exciting at Hand Held with an fantastic calendar of exhibitions lined up , many of them book arts exhibitions by Melbourne based as well as interstate artists.
Hand Held is back in swing for the new year an exciting exhibition program of objects, small works, book and paper arts. Our January exhibition, which continues through to Feb 6th, is Chloe Vallance's beautiful 'Step Lightly between the Branches. Chloe explores the figure in space with intricately detailed pencil drawings on a variety of surfaces from paint swatches to timber. From February 11 we will be exhibiting Selena de Carvalho's 'More Rogue… Continue
The gallery focuses on the hand held object including the artist book- an innately hand held object that requires the viewer to touch in order to view. Alongside books, zines, posters, artist cards and postcards are other hand helds such as jewellery and metals, miniature sculpture and glass. The space is divided into two areas: an exhibition space to be rented by artists for… Continue
t books inspired by Travel. Gail Stiffe, Helen Malone, Judy Bourke, Jane Simon.
Added by Megan Herring on October 3, 2009 at 15:00 — No Comments
Hand Held Gallery is hosting an exhibition of photographic objects and small books by Jane Simon. Jane is a Sydney based artist who specialises in beautifully crafted miniature books and objects of a photographic nature. This exhibition involves a series of photographic objects documenting window frames, dusty glass, shutters, and views inside and beyond. The exhibition will include an artists’ book based on the series, and a collection of the… Continue
Added by Megan Herring on September 2, 2009 at 15:17 — No Comments
'Palm Reader',Hand Held's 1st Birthday Exhibition is in it's last week so if you get a chance, come on in to the gallery and take a look at this lovely book and object based exhibition which asked artists- object and book makers- to interpret the term Palm Reader. The responses are diverse and evocative. Exhibition continues until Saturday…
Added by Megan Herring on August 24, 2009 at 15:24 — No Comments
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Axioms/Idioms: a mapping of language/culture; history/memory; emotion/truth… by Lenni Morkel-Kingsbury and Melanie Wolfe opens July 2nd(6-8pm) at Hand Held Gallery.
Added by Megan Herring on June 11, 2009 at 15:00 — No Comments
Miniscule/Massive/En Masse opens on the 27th Jan at Hand Held Gallery Melbourne6-8pm. The new exhibition is a playful experiment based around the experimental text 'Alley Cat Nomad', an unpublished novel by Adrian Lawson. The text, grammar and language of 'Alley Cat' is experimental, rythmic and unique and so too its bindings and reproductions should be rich with interpretation and play. In this exhibition the manuscript will be shown in many… Continue
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