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.… Continue reading Nigel Heyler’s CrayVox
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… Continue reading Half price display cases — express your interest ASAP
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
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/
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… Continue reading Only 26 days to go to submit your photo book or collaborative book
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.
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… Continue reading mag cloud
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?