Lethologica Press are rather pleased to have discovered The Triumph of the Commons: 55 Thesis on the Future – a collaborative text and art book by fifty-five artists. Presented as an online book, short pieces – described as ‘theses’ – by New York writer Leland Maschmeyer present various futuristic concepts, that have been responded to… Continue reading We like: A traverse about the commons…
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… Continue reading An afternoon of words and art
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… Continue reading Artist’s talks Saturday 3 March 2:00 to 3:30pm
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… Continue reading Vivienne Glance and Perdita Phillips: A simple rain
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… Continue reading Rupture by Scott-Patrick Mitchell and Eleanor Leonne Bennett
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… Continue reading Grammatical Instances by the mitchell bros.
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… Continue reading Denise Brown and Gail Robinson: Cemented by Shadows
A few years ago Annette Nykiel produced the limited edition book May I tell a story? Nykiel works in photography and textiles. Having been 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.… Continue reading Annette Nykiel: May I tell a story?
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… Continue reading boom. (2009)
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… Continue reading What do we mean by collaboration/exchange?