art + text exchange/collaborations
Writer Vivienne Glance’s events in London
Writer Vivienne Glance’s events in London

Vivienne Glance, co-author of A Simple Rain, is Arts Catalyst’s writer-in-residence during September 2012. She is leading A Conversation on Science in Contemporary Performance, Wed 19 Sept, Arts Catalyst, London. This informal conversation on science in contemporary performance will bring together a small invited gathering of artists, writers, scientists and theatre practitioners. http://www.artscatalyst.org/experiencelearning/detail/science_in_contemporary_performance/ We caught […]

A Simple Rain launched
A Simple Rain Booklaunch

While the weather raged outside, inside the enticing book-lined walls of Crow Books, our latest book, A Simple Rain, was launched last Monday. Award-winning Western Australian poet Kevin Gillam launched the book, describing his process of re-visiting the book recently, as one that opened up new ways of reading this particular combination of art and […]

A Simple Rain launch
A Simple Rain launch

Please join us on Monday 6th August 7pm at Crow Books 
900 Albany Highway, East Victoria Park, Western Australia for the launch of A Simple Rain. The book will be launched by award-winning Western Australian poet Kevin Gillam. RSVP/for more information contact teapot@lethologicapress.org Download the A Simple Rain flyer.  

Contradiction Press and Sean Morris: Is this bioart?
Contradiction Press and Sean Morris: Is this bioart?

Contradiction Press‘ Is this bioart? Dedicated to junk dna and scholarship features the distinctive illustrations of Sean Morris combined with the acerbically jolly wit of the anonymous artlover: The quest of the art student/art historian/curator/art theorist/artist trying to define a genre of art which has over recent years become ubiquitous within academia and sections of […]

Mark Parfitt, Jamie Macchiusi and Gemma Weston: Anyday Now
Mark Parfitt, Jamie Macchiusi and Gemma Weston: Anyday Now

Anyday Now is a collaboration between artist Mark Parfitt, designer Jamie Macchiusi and writer Gemma Weston featured in the Art/Text Clearinghouse Project. A graphically designed A5 folder houses four small books of critical and creative writing, written in response to selected visual diary images of drawing, collage and photography. The bookwork traces Parfitt’s visual journalling […]

Eva Fernández: (terra) australis incognita
Eva Fernández: (terra) australis incognita

(terra) australis incognita is a catalogue for a recent exhibition with the same title by Eva Fernández shown at the Fremantle Art Centre in 2011. The catalogue includes essays by Andrew Nicholls, artist, writer and curator based in Perth as well as Bec Dean, curator, writer and Associate Director of Performance Space, Sydney. Emphasising the […]

Vivienne Glance and Perdita Phillips: A simple rain
Vivienne Glance and Perdita Phillips: A simple rain

  Photography with an eye for symbolism and hint of narrative, prose filled with visual acuity and flurries and flakes of inventiveness. There is a tangible synergy here between text and image, giving rise to “dissolved aspirations”, depth…past mourning” and the “notes of ages”. ‘A simple rain’ is a book to linger over, a book […]

Rupture by Scott-Patrick Mitchell and Eleanor Leonne Bennett
Rupture by Scott-Patrick Mitchell and Eleanor Leonne Bennett

we have achieved time travel. we have created a wormhole that is both temporal & spatial. we have found a rupture in the world… & through it we speak to each other. Meet Eleanor Leonne Bennett & her imaginary friend Scott-Patrick Mitchell. Or are we meeting SPM and his new imaginary friend, Kitten? Or have […]

Grammatical Instances by the mitchell bros.
Grammatical Instances by the mitchell bros.

the mitchell bros. was a collaboration between poet Scott-Patrick Mitchell and artist/photographer Eric James Mitchell. Collaboration redefines the social space. Each artistic language articulates the moment with its own dialect. A grapholexia of creative comprehension is formed, the symbol and glyph combined in new expression. This dialogue forms its own grammar, syntax and morphology. Image […]

Denise Brown and Gail Robinson: Cemented by Shadows
Denise Brown and Gail Robinson: Cemented by Shadows

The handmade limited edition book Cemented by Shadows is the first collaboration between visual artist Denise Brown and text artist Gail Robinson. Denise’s vibrant drawings were inspired by memories of her upbringing in rural Cornwall. Consistent with her art practice she has used personal experience to translate the emotional content of everyday life and contemporary […]

Flavio Rosa and Emmanuela Dos Santos Dias: The Frozen Book
Flavio Rosa and Emmanuela Dos Santos Dias: The Frozen Book

The Frozen Book was an art/text book that combines two creative sources: Flavio works with the visuals and Emmanuela with the words. The Frozen Book reflected Flavio’s desire to work with water and images as he has never experienced the snow, by placing photos in water and then freezing them he has created a body […]

Nandi Chinna and Andrea Smith: Alluvium
Nandi Chinna and Andrea Smith: Alluvium

Poet Nandi Chinna and illustrator Andrea Smith  embarked upon a cross-continental collaboration for their book, Alluvium. Nandi has been exploring wetlands and walking in her latest poetry project. Andrea is a professional illustrator with an interest in birds and animals. The book began with concerted wandering along the shores of wetlands and river banks in […]

Dianne and Kathryn Souphandavong: In the beginning
Dianne and Kathryn Souphandavong: In the beginning

Artist/photographer Dianne Souphandavong and poet Kathryn Souphandavong combined talents on their first collaboration, In the beginning. The book includes sunset photographs abstracted in an atmospheric manner. Many spectres, figures and ghosts appear naturally in the photos. The series dwells within a particular genre of the ‘fantastic’. The images were obtained from two separate visits to […]

Liana Joy Christensen and Marie Lochman: Unnatural History
Liana Joy Christensen and Marie Lochman: Unnatural History

Writer Liana Joy Christensen and photographer Marie Lochman share a passion for the natural world. They collaborated on Unnatural History: Our book is a strange homage to the exquisitely rendered natural history texts of the nineteenth century. Those seemingly realistic depictions and descriptions of flora and fauna were not neutral. They encoded a whole cultural […]

Perdita Phillips, Thea Costantino and Simon Griffith: The Estrildid Orchestra
Perdita Phillips, Thea Costantino and Simon Griffith: The Estrildid Orchestra

Perdita Phillips, Thea Costantino and Simon Griffith are currently planning to collaborate on a small tome, The Estrildid Orchestra. Thea has written a creative short story in response to Perdy’s images. Associate Professor Simon Griffith rounds out the book by writing on the scientific importance and ramifications of the complete gene sequencing the zebra finch. The […]

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