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… Continue reading Writer Vivienne Glance’s events in London
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… Continue reading A Simple Rain launched
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Download the A Simple Rain flyer.
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… Continue reading Contradiction Press and Sean Morris: Is this bioart?
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… Continue reading Mark Parfitt, Jamie Macchiusi and Gemma Weston: Anyday Now
(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… Continue reading Eva Fernández: (terra) australis incognita
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
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… Continue reading Flavio Rosa and Emmanuela Dos Santos Dias: The Frozen Book
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… Continue reading Nandi Chinna and Andrea Smith: Alluvium