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Australian Library of Art: Creative Artists’ Book Fellowship 2016

Image: 'The Little Hole' (detail), 1996, Ron McBurnie and Fred Pohlmann, Australian Library of Art, SLQ.

The Australian Library of Art Artists’ Books Collection at State Library of Queensland is a nationally significant collection. Thanks to the generosity of the Siganto Foundation, the Australian Library of Art at SLQ is offering an artists’ book fellowship for the creation of a new work based on State Library collections. Five artists have been … 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

One thing becomes another!

The  final post by Jan Davis, documenting her  journey  as the Siganto Foundation Creative Fellow indicates that the Australian Library of Art collection of artists’ books will soon be enriched by another impressive book. Jan brings her project to an end with this blog and a presentation at the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Seminar 20th … Read more

Early Days

Siganto Foundation Fellow, Jan Davis reports on her research to date in  John Oxley Library at State Library of Queensland. It is early days and I’m in the research phase of One thing becomes another, my three-stage project to examine diaries and farm records from the John Oxley collection and transfigure them as artist’s books. … Read more

2014 Siganto Foundation Fellowships

Jan Davis with one of her prints

The recipients of the 2014 Siganto Foundation Fellowships have been announced. The Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Creative Fellowship has been awarded to Jan Davis. Her project One thing becoming another: labour-infused artist’s books which investigate lives of toil in nineteenth and early twentieth century rural Queensland will look at farm and station diaries held in … Read more