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Siganto Foundation Creative Fellow Peter Charuk delivers “Collateral Atmospherics: Evidence”.

Friday 3oth June was an exciting day in the Australian Library of Art when Peter Charuk delivered his new artists’ book “Collateral Atmospherics: Evidence”. The work is the culmination of his Siganto Foundation Creative Artists’ Book Fellowship. Along with the displayed book Peter also supplied two mock up copies of the book and his ‘ideas … Read more

Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Lecture 2017: Helen Douglas

Guest blogger and artist Normana Wight attended the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book lecture given by Helen Douglas Sunday 26th March 2017 and dropped in on the  workshops taught by Helen the following week. Normana has written this story in response. Last Sunday Helen Douglas gave a memorable illustrated lecture here at the State Library of Queensland; it … Read more

IMPRINT 50

Guest blogger Normana Wight looks at Imprint, the magazine of The Print Council of Australia as they celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2016. Prints  – Democratic  Art Works. Any one who has ever used a rubber stamp, or printed a potato – cut will know what a print is; any sort of repeatable image. Printmaking … Read more

Books and time in SLQ

 'Truk canoe, with bananas on board, approaching our ship.’ Akira Matsumura

Siganto Foundation Creative Fellow Marian Crawford, reflects on her time in the library and how this informs her creative work. Alberto Manguel’s book The Library at Night explores the habit of collecting and owning books, aka The Library. He comments ‘Knowledge lies not in the accumulation of texts or information, nor in the object of … Read more

“Nineteen seventy three” An Artist’s book by Paula Quintela

'1973' Paula Quintela

Artist & guest blogger Normana Wight has reviewed Paula Quintela’s artist’ s book 1973. The experience of viewing the work  posed challenges that Normana did not anticipate! Nineteen seventy three, an artist’s book by Paula Quintela  is a unique artist’s book, made in 2012 comprising aluminium slides, solar plates and collographs in a wooden box. … Read more