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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

What a day!

Guy Begbie

The Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Lecture 2016 in April was a huge success. A white gloves experience displaying the creative and research projects of past and present Siganto fellows kicked off the day.  This unique experience not only allowed participants to examine a beautiful display of artists’ books and research material but to also talk … Read more

THE JOURNEY SO FAR – Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Research Fellow Doug Spowart provides an interim report.

Anne Thurmann-Jajes, in the catalogue essay for the exhibition ars photographica, states that: ‘In very general terms, it is possible to say that half of all artists’ books produced to date have been based on photographs’ (Thurmann-Jajes and Hellmold 2002:19) . In many ways this statement and its implications has inspired my investigation of the … Read more