Posts Tagged ‘Art/text/Clearinghouse project’
We like: Nigel Heyler’s CrayVox
We like: Nigel Heyler’s CrayVox

Lethologica Press are currently most taken with artist Nigel Heyler’s CrayVox. Existing as an atlas-cookbook, the book evocatively charts time spent last year by the artist deep amidst the briny fishing world of the Houtman Abrohlos Islands. Nigel’s explorations of the Islands emerge in beautifully rendered maps, paired with local crayfish recipes and Chinese calligraphy. […]

Half price display cases — express your interest ASAP
Half price display cases — express your interest ASAP

SNAP UP A BARGAIN BEFORE THEY ARE SNAPPED IN HALF! Two display cases available for pick-up OR delivery to your door (at minimum charge in the metropolitan area) on this MONDAY 12 March big one 1600 x 800 x 500 mm high = $609 GST inc small one 800 x 800 x 500 mm high […]

An afternoon of words and art
An afternoon of words and art

The conversation was flowing within the airy rooms of Perth Centre for Photography, during our Artist’s Talk afternoon on Saturday 3 March. We chatted about the experiences and lessons learned, from collaboratively making books for the Art/Text/Clearinghouse Project and the Western Australian Photographic Book Survey. A number of poets read from their books – Liana […]

Artist’s talks Saturday 3 March 2:00 to 3:30pm
Artist’s talks Saturday 3 March 2:00 to 3:30pm

Please join us for artists’ talks and poetry readings in an informal atmosphere as part of the Art/Text/Clearinghouse Project + Western Australian Photographic Book Survey. A number of artists/writers/poets/photographers will be in attendance. We will be reflecting on what we have achieved, what we have learnt about different methods of book publishing and the potential […]

the opening night (before it got busy!) 8 February 2012
the opening night (before it got busy!) 8 February 2012

Here are some shots of the Art/Text/Clearinghouse Project + Western Australian Photographic Book Exhibitions opening at Perth Centre for Photography’s new gallery at 100 Aberdeen Street. It was a massive night. All images courtesy of James Kerr Photography http://www.monofreophoto.com/

Only 26 days to go to submit your photo book or collaborative book

Just a reminder that we are looking for books for our February exhibition. They are due by 31 JANUARY 2012 This means that if you have been doing a book involving a second author/artist/participant you should be getting it to the printer right now. See more details here: Art/Text/Clearinghouse project. We know that there are […]

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 […]

mag cloud

Another digital publishing site popular with photographers and artists is Mag cloud http://www.magcloud.com/.  The sizes and bindings available are limited reflecting its original focus on high end arts/photography magazines. Some details from the website: How it Works Upload an 8.5″ x 11.0″ or 5.5″ x 8.5″, multi-page PDF of your publication. Select your layout, binding […]

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 […]

Annette Nykiel: May I tell a story?
Annette Nykiel: May I tell a story?

Annette Nykiel has produced the limited edition book May I tell a story? Nykiel works in photography and textiles. Based in the eastern goldfields, she explores changes in relationship to country, identity, place and belonging that occur when one’s ways of seeing and knowing are strongly influenced by another culture/s. Currently she is investigating possibilities […]

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 […]

call for Expression of Interest for the art/text/clearinghouse project and Western Australian Photographic Book Survey for a funding application

Progress on the November Lethologica Press exhibition is continuing. We are pursuing positive leads for funding and sponsorship and need high quality Expressions of Interest to support our bids. Proposals by WA artists/photographers/writers (even unconfirmed and speculative ones) are very welcome by 31 July in order to fulfil a significant grant application. Please fill out […]

Catherin Higham’s show at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery

Showing at the Moores Building Contemporary Art Gallery until 17th of July is Prime Mover by artist/photographer Catherine Higham. Prime Mover is an exhibition of paintings and photographs which link human behavior to ecosystems, with focus on water and genetically modified grains. Catherine is keen to collaborate with a poet to exploring aspects of the […]

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 […]

KITCHEN (britt salt + jon hewitt) with T-SAC: Make Your Own Damn Arts Centre
KITCHEN (britt salt + jon hewitt) with T-SAC: Make Your Own Damn Arts Centre

KITCHEN is a collaboration between britt salt and jon hewitt who recently completed a Trans-Siberian art project which they now wish to turn into a book. Kitchen would like to work with an arts writer or a writer with an interest/background in arts and culture who is keen to write a foreword for our book […]

boom. (2009)
boom. (2009)

As part of a 2011 showcase of already existing books — antecedents and inspirations — for the November Western Australian photographic books + Art/text/clearinghouse project show at the Perth Centre for Photography… boom., published in 2009 was born from a series of discussions between 20 of WA’s emerging creative practitioners. The resulting cross-platform exhibition, website […]

Catherine Higham
Catherine Higham

Catherine Higham is an artist/photographer looking to work with a poet. Her materials and processes are multidisciplinary: painting, assemblage, photography, ephemeral sculpture.  She works with themes that have an environmental focus. My idea for a book — with the tentative title: wild She writes: I would like to work with a poet on the theme […]

Ben Reynolds: Beauty in the Burbs
Ben Reynolds: Beauty in the Burbs

Ben is a photographer looking to collaborate or exchange with a writer. He currently works in the genres of street, seascape, wedding and abstract photography. My idea for a book: Beauty in the Burbs A search for beauty on the suburbs of Perth. Photographing a suburb per week for 52 weeks (or shorter time frame/suburbs), […]

What do we mean by collaboration/exchange?
What do we mean by collaboration/exchange?

conversation discussion teamwork partnership group effort association alliance relationship co-operation swap trade barter In the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project we welcome a wide range of work and approaches. The central challenge is of course finding and negotiating a collaboration or exchange with someone from a different creative/professional community to your own, and in order to do so […]

first meeting of the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project
first meeting of the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project

Almost 40 people turned up to the initial face-to-face meeting for the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project. Another 10 people who couldn’t come sent their cvs and samples of their work. Already people are starting to make connections between contemporary visual arts and writing communities. It’s easy to participate — have a look at the forms here and […]

Important Project Meeting 26 May

Art/Text/Clearinghouse project/Western Australian photographic book exhibition. A meeting will be held 6:30 pm on 26 May at the Perth Centre for Photography. It will cover general details about the two parts to the exhibition that will be be held at PCP in November 2011 — including more info on participation in the Art/Text/Clearinghouse project. Perth […]

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