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45 Years on: Mervyn Moriarty and the Flying Arts School in Queensland.

Ephemera Flying Arts Inc. Australian Library of Art.

October 2016 will see the opening of a retrospective exhibition of the artwork of Mervyn Moriarty at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Brisbane. The exhibition will pay tribute to Mervyn Moriarty, founder of the Flying Arts School and the Brisbane Institute of Art. It will feature Moriarty’s works from the sixties to the … Read more

Pop Up exhibition of artists’ books

My book - Gareth Nyandor

The State Library of Queensland’s latest Pop Up exhibition will feature a curated selection of Siganto Foundation  International Artists’ Books. This collection is a boutique international collection which complements the strong Australian artists’ books holdings in the Australian Library of Art. The Siganto Foundation International Collection of artists’ books has works by artists from the United States, … Read more

Tim Mosely re/membering touch

Last week the Australian Library of Art  had the pleasure of hosting Tim Mosely’s exhibition re/membering touch: an anthology of artists books from silverwattle bookfoundry in the Fox Family White Gloves Room. The exhibited works were an exploration of ‘haptic touch’ which Tim has undertaken for his PhD, with the exhibition being reviewed by Australian … Read more

KNOW YOUR PRODUCT … or “Rockin’ in the Library”

IMA exhibition catalogue "Know your product", 1986

Another contribution from our Siganto Foundation Fellow Peter Anderson. Back in 1986 I wrote an essay for the catalogue that accompanied the exhibition “Know Your Product”, curated by Ross Harley for the Institute of Modern Art (September 11-27, 1986). The exhibition, which focussed on the complicated overlaps between music, art and other cultural practices, was … Read more

Artspace Mackay Libris Awards

Libris Award exhibition, Artspace Mackay

Last week I was honoured to judge the Artspace Mackay Libris Awards, the premier national artists’ book prize. There are three prizes: $10,000 National Artists’ Book Award, $2,500 Mackay Regional Artists’ Book Award and $2,000 Young Artists’ Book Award. Ninety works of a very high standard including everything from codexes, scrolls, altered books, and boxes … Read more