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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

No More Happy Ever After

Blair Athol re-cut

Siganto Foundation Fellow Dr Lyn Ashby is close to completing his project investigating ‘story telling’ in the Australian Library of Art’s collection of artists’ books. Lyn reflects on findings and interpretations of story telling with this concluding post No more happy ever after. Tell me a story. Or I’ll tell you one. Our usual stories … 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

New SLQ Fellowships Available

Queensland Memory Awards 2015_002

Are you interested in researching Queensland’s history?  Applications are now open nationwide for seven fellowships totalling $100,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards. These fellowships are a great opportunity to explore Queensland’s history.   The work produced by each fellowship should be original. The John Oxley Fellowship is a 12 month research project worth $20,000.  … Read more

Blair Athol Recut

Blair Athol

My Siganto Fellowship project, Blair Athol Re-Cut, is a pictorial and oral history project to be realised in the form of an artist book. It will focus on “… the displacement of a community after an entire township is relocated to make way for an open cut coal mine.” I am currently in the initial research … Read more