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Agostino, Michael, The Australian National University School of Art: A history of the first 65 years (ANU, Canberra: ANU School of Art: 2009). ISBN: 978 0 7315 3066 3. Contains history of Graphic Investigation Workshop (119-125) and the ANU Book Studio (185-88). TROVE
Bodman, Sarah & Tom Sowden, A Manifesto for the Book (Bristol, UK: Impact Press at The Centre for Fine Print Research, 2010). ISBN 9781906501044. SOURCE Free download available, can be ordered as print copy. Contains interviews and information about Australia book arts.
Butler, Roger, Printed Images in Colonial Australia 1801-1901 (Canberra, ACT: National Gallery of Australia, 2007). ISBN 9780642541802. TROVE
Butler, Roger, Printed Images by Australian Artists 1885-1955 (Canberra, ACT: National Gallery of Australia, 2007). ISBN 9780642542045. TROVE
Catalano, Gary, The Bandaged Image: a study of Australian artists’ books (Sydney, Australia: Hale & Iremonger Pty Limited, 1983). TROVE
Borchardt, D.H., The Spread of Printing: Eastern Hemisphere, Australia (Amsterdam: Vangendt & Co, 1969). TROVE
Cowley, Des & Clare Williamson, Mirror of the World: Books and Ideas (Carlton, VIC: The Miegunyah Press, 2007). Also associated exhibition catalogue. TROVE
Denholm, Michael, Small Press Publishing in Australia: the early 1970s (North Sydney, Australia: Second back Row Press, 1979). ISBN 0909325197. TROVE
Denholm, Michael, Small Press Publishing in Australia II: The late 1970s to the mid to late 1980s. Vol. 2, (Footscray, Australia: Footprint, 1991). ISBN 1862970114. TROVE
Jarvis, Jadwiga, The Wayzgoose Affair (Katoomba, Australia: Wayzgoose Press, 2007). ISBN 9780646471419. TROVE
Jury, David (ed.), Book Art Object (Berkeley, USA: The Codex Foundation, 2008). ISBN 9780981791401. TROVE Anthology of international papers; Australian representation by Jadwiga Jarvis (plus others in the artist listing).
Loney, Alan, The Printing of a Masterpiece (North Fitzroy, VIC: Black Pepper Press, 2008). ISBN 9781876044589. TROVE
Loney, Alan, The Books to Come (Victoria, TX Cuneiform Press Berkeley, CA. Distributed by Small Press Distribution, 2012). TROVE
Monro, Craig & Robyn Sheahan-Bright, Paper Empires: A history of the book in Australia 1946-2005 (St Lucia, QLD: University of Queensland Press, 2006). ISBN 0702235598. TROVE
Oppen, Monica & Peter Lyssiotis, The Silent Scream: political and social comment in books by artists (Sydney, Australia: Ant Press for Bibliotheca Librorum Artificem, 2011). ISBN 9780987160652. TROVE
Poletti, Anna, Intimate Ephemera: Reading Young Lives in Australia Zine Culture (Melbourne, Australia: Melbourne University Press, 2008). TROVE
Queensland Bookbinders’ Guild, Books and Bindings (Brisbane, Qld: QBG Occasional Publication Number One, 1983). ISBN 0949478008. TROVE Accompanied by packet of 6 sample books containing handmade paper.
Richards, Michael, A Licence to Print: Alex Bolton and the Brindabella Press (Canberra, ACT: Friends of the National Library, 1993). TROVE
Selenitsch, Alex, Australian Artists Books (Canberra, Australia: National Gallery of Australia, 2008). ISBN 9780642541864. TROVE
Selenitsch, Alex, The Book of Three Times (Melbourne, Australia: CODEX Australia (Chapbook Series), 2013). TROVE
Sever, Nancy & Dianne Fogwell, The Print, the Press, the Artist and the Printer: Limited editions and artists’ books from art presses of the ACT (Canberra, Australia: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 1994). ISBN 0731520807. TROVE Contains essay by Sasha Grishin, ‘Canberra Printmakers, Printers and their Audience’.
Stein, Harry, From the Barn on the Hill to Edwards & Shaw 1939-1983 (Sydney, NSW: State Library of New South Wales Press, 1996). ISBN 0730589285. TROVE Contains essay by Jurgen Wegner, ‘Edwards & Shaw: A collector’s perspective’.
Stuart, James, The Material Poem: an e-anthology of text-based art & inter-media writing (Bondi, NSW Australia:non-generic productions, online edition 2007; PoD edition 2009). ISBN 9780980395204. SOURCE TROVE
Catalogues [BACK TO TOP]
Artbound, Bound Art 2011 (Sydney, NSW: Gallery Red, 2011). Includes introductions by Rosemarie Jeffers Palmer, ‘The birth of Artbound’ and Adele Outteridge, ‘An Opening’. Exhibition dates: Gallery Red, 1-18 Oct, 2011. MEDIA
Arthur, Jay; Alexander Hamilton, Petr Herel, Paul Uhlmann, Exhibition of Books and Boats (Melbourne, Vic: The State Library of Victoria, 1991). Includes essay by Alex Selenitsch, ‘Across the Imagination’. Exhibition dates: SLV, 13 July – 25 Aug, 1991. TROVE
Bunbury, Ailsa, Bea Maddock (Melbourne, VIC: National Gallery of Victoria, 2013). Exhibition dates: NGV International, 14 Feb – 21 July 2013. TROVE
Crafts Council of the ACT, Fine Books, Fine Bindings (Watson, ACT: Crafts Council of the ACT, 1989). Contains essay by Janene Pellarin, ‘Introduction’. Exhibition dates: Menzies Library, 13-30 March 1989; State Library of NSW, 15 April – 30 May 1989. TROVE
Clendinning, Ross (ed), Contemporary Designer Bookbindings: Europe & Australia (Sydney, NSW: Crafts Council of Australia, 1984). ISBN 0909278268. TROVE
Crawford, Marian, Community & Context (Melbourne: Monash University, 2013). Contains essays by curator Marian Crawford, ‘Community & Context’, Anna Zagala, ‘We’re all in this together’, and Anna Daly, ‘%$#@*WX!!!?: Expressing ourselves in print’. Exhibition dates: MADA Gallery, 6 Feb – 12 March 2013. ISBN 9781921994173. TROVE
Davis, Rhonda & John Potts, Unbound/Bound (Sydney, NSW: Macquarie University Art Gallery, 2013). ISBN 9781741383966. Exhibition dates: Unbound: Macquarie University Art Gallery; Bound: Macquarie University Library Exhibition Space, 31 July – 7 Sept 2013. TROVE
Fogwell, Dianne, Dianne Fogwell: Collected Works 1979-2001 (Canberra, Australia: Self-published, 2001). Contains essay by Sasha Grishin, ‘Dreams and Swords: the artists books of Dianne Fogwell’. TROVE
Fogwell, Dianne, Edition + Artist Book Survey 1996-2002 (Canberra, ACT: Canberra Museum & Gallery, 2002). Contains essays by David Williams, ‘Introduction’, Rhyll McMaster, ‘…Lost in a Field of Eyes’, and John Thompson, ‘Breaking New Ground’. Exhibition dates: 7 Sept – 24 Nov 2002. TROVE
Fogwell, Dianne, ‘How I entered there I cannot truly say’: Collaborative works from the ANU Edition + Artist Book Studio (ANU School of Art, Canberra: 2006). Contains essays by Dianne Fogwell, ‘Soundtrack of a Studio’; Sasha Grishin, ‘How I entered there I cannot truly say’; Rhyll McMaster, ‘…Lost in a Field of Eyes’; Caren Florance, ‘Following Footsteps’. ISBN 0731530462. Travelling exhibition, various venues 2005-2007. TROVE
Fogwell, Dianne, Elements (Wagga Wagga, NSW: Charles Sturt University, 2011). Contains essay by Thomas A. Middlemost, ‘Elements: Dianne Fogwell’. ISBN 9781864672008. TROVE
Grahame, Noreen, Artists’ Book Fair ’94 (Brisbane, Qld, Australia: Numero Uno Publications, 1994). TROVE
Grahame, Noreen, Anne Kirker & Judith A. Hoffberg, Artists’ Books + Multiples Fair ’96 (Brisbane, Qld, Australia: Numero Uno Publications, 1996). TROVE
Gray, Anne, Petr Herel: an exhibition (Canberra, ACT: National Library of Australia). Contains introduction by Anne Gray. Exhibition dates: NLA, 22 March – 30 June 1989. MEDIA online access to PDF. TROVE
Hattam, Katherine, Bookworks (Melbourne, Vic: Australian Galleries, 2006). Contains essay by Sophie Cunningham, ‘Bookworks’. Exhibition dates: Australian Galleries, 30 June – 30 July 2006. TROVE
Herel, Petr & Dianne Fogwell (GIW), Artist’s Books and Limited Editions (1): Graphic Investigations Workshop 1980-1992 (Canberra, Australia: Canberra School of Art, 1992). Contains introduction by Petr Herel, ‘Where the language stops’, and essay by Sasha Grishin, ‘Fragile Objects: Artists’ Books and Portfolios in the Graphic Investigations Workshop’. TROVE
Herel, Petr & Dianne Fogwell, Fragile Objects: Artists’ Books and Limited Editions (2), Graphic Investigations Workshop 1994 (Canberra, Australia: School of Art, Institute of the Arts, ANU, 1994). Contains essays by John Thompson, ‘Australian Artists’ Books: A Canberra Harvest’, and Thierry Bouchard, ‘Consonance (a Postface)’. TROVE
Herel, Petr & Dianne Fogwell, Artists’ Books and Limited Editions: Graphic Investigations Workshop, Catalogue Raisonne, Volume 3, 1995-1998 (Canberra, Australia: The Australian National University, 2001). Contains introduction by Robert Barnes, ‘The Graphic Investigation Workshop and its Artists’ Books’. TROVE
Leti, Bruno, Alan Loney, Geoffrey Edwards & Brian Hubber, Bruno Leti: Survey, Artists Books, 1982-2003 (Geelong, Australia: Geelong Art Gallery, 2003). ISBN 0957998937. TROVE
Lewis, Ruark & Jacqueline Rose, The Palimpsest: between image and text, between text and image (Sydney, Australia: Goethe Institut Sydney, 1996). Contains introduction by Vrasidas Karalis, ‘Strange Greek Words: The post-semantics of palimpsest’. TROVE
Loney, Alan, Adventure & Art: the Fine Press Book from 1450 to 2011 (Melbourne, VIC: The University of Melbourne, 2012). ISBN 9780734047632. Exhibition dates: Baillieu Library, March to May 2012. TROVE
Lyssiotis, Peter & John Wolseley, Lost & Found: The adventures of two artists in the State Library of Victoria (Melbourne, VIC: State Library of Victoria, 2006). Contains introduction by curator Clare Williamson, ‘Travels in the Library’, plus essays by Peter Lyssiotis, ‘My Holy Lands’, John Wolseley, ‘Questing scholars, drifting fences and restless parrots’, and John Hughes, ‘The Library of Lost Things’. Exhibition dates: Keith Murdoch Gallery, SLV, 18 Nov 2005 – 12 Feb 2006. TROVE
McGill, Clyde, The Foreigner in Ourselves: Recent works by Clyde McGill (Mackay, QLD: Artspace Mackay, 2008). Contains introduction by Susanna Castleden, ‘The foreigner in ourselves’. Exhibition dates: Artspace Mackay, 8 Feb – 23 March 2008. TROVE
Oppen, Monica & Peter Lyssiotis, Artists’ Books: An exhibition hosted by Rare Books (Melbourne, VIC: Monash University Library, 2011). Exhibition dates: Monash University Library, 28 Sept – 25 Nov 2011. MEDIA Online exhibition. TROVE
Petersen, Les, The Book Project 1992 (Canberra, Australia: Raft Press, 1992). Contains essay by Christine Dixon, ‘To make a book…’. TROVE
Petersen, Les, The River Styx (Sticks): An Australia-New Zealand Artists’ Book Project (Canberra, Australia: Raft Press Incorporated, 1994). Contains essay by Petersen, ‘Prelude to a Journey (Director’s Report)’. TROVE
Sellbach, Udo, And Still I See It (ANU, Canberra: Drill Hall Gallery, 1995). Contains essay by Sasha Grishin,’And Still I See It’. Exhibition dates: Drill Hall Gallery, 26 July – 20 August 1995. TROVE
Sever, Nancy, Convergent Worlds: Petr Herel, Juan Davila, Fiona Foley, Guan Wei (ANU, Canberra: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 2012). Contains essay by Alex Selenitsch, ‘Petr Herel: Stasis and vector’. Exhibition dates: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 27 September – 4 November 2012. TROVE
State Library of Queensland (SLQ), Freestyle Books: Artists’ books from the collection (Southbank, QLD: State Library of Queensland, 2008). Contains essay by curator Helen Cole, ‘Freestyle Books: Artists’ books from the collection’. Exhibition dates: SLQ Gallery, 27 June – 12 Oct 2008. TROVE
State Library of Victoria (SLV), Mirror of the World: Books and ideas (Melbourne, VIC: State Library of Victoria, 2005). See also associated book. Permanent exhibition, content changes annually. TROVE
SLV, The Independent Type: Books and Writing in Victoria (Melbourne, Vic: State Library of Victoria, 2009). Contains essay by curator Steve Grimwade, ‘The Spirit of Independence’. Travelling exhibition, various venues, 2009-2011. TROVE
SLV, Fine Impressions: Printmaking and Artists’ Books in Melbourne 1999-2010 (Melbourne, VIC: State Library of Victoria, 2011). Contains essay by Des Cowley and Robert Heather, ‘Fine Impressions’. Exhibition dates: Cowen Gallery, 26 Aug 2011 – 16 Feb 2012.
Southern Cross University Art Gallery, Southern Cross University Acquistive Artists’ Book Award 2011 (NSW: Southern Cross University, 2010). Contains essay by <Ross Woodrow, ‘The Origin of Artists’ Books: a reflection’. Exhibition dates: SCU Art Gallery, 21 Feb – 18 March 2011. TROVE
Stock, Wayne, Australian Bookbinders Exhibition: Future Past (Sydney, NSW: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition Inc, 1998). TROVE
Stock, Wayne, Boundaries: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition 08 (Sydney, NSW: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, 2008). Contains introduction by Wayne Stock & Imogen Yang, ‘Boundaries: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition 2008’. Exhibition dates: Art Gallery of NSW Research Library, 19 June – 3 Oct, 2008.
Stock, Wayne, Without Boundaries: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition Artist Books (Sydney, NSW: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition, 2008). Includes essay by Dianne Fogwell, ‘Artworks, Artists Books or, Reading the World in Metaphors’. Exhibition dates: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre Gallery 20-30 Nov 2008, with further exhibitions at various venues 2008-09.
Stock, Wayne, Australian Bookbinders Exhibition 2009 (Sydney, NSW: Australian Bookbinders Exhibition Inc, 2009). Exhibition dates: Gallery Red, 23 Oct – 10 Nov, 2009.
Stolz, Ulrike, Love Letter to Gutenberg: International Students’ Competition for the Gutenberg Year 2000 (Germany: Kerher Verlag Heidelberg, 2000). Contains various essays; Australian essay is Dianne Fogwell, ‘Why the Artists’ Book?\’. ISBN 3933257417. REF Many Australian students featured.
Stonington Stables Museum of Art, Making Pages: Artists’ Books in the Deakin University Art Collection (Malvern, VIC: Deakin University, 2002. ISBN 0730025519. Exhibition dates: Stonington Stables Museum of Art, 6 Feb – 6 March, 2002. TROVE
Virgo, Anne, Paper Plus: Artist Books and Designer Bookbinding (Canberra, ACT: Crafts Council of the ACT, 1987). Contains essay by Nola Anderson, ‘Visible Books’. Traveling exhibition, various venues, May – August 1987. REF
Wardell, Michael, Recycled Library: Altered Books (Mackay, QLD: Artspace Mackay, 2009). Contains essay by Alex Selenitsch, ‘BOOK: alteration’. Travelling exhibition with various venues, 2009-2011. TROVE
Warringa Printmakers Studio, From Ocean to Harbour (Mosman, NSW: Mosman Art Gallery, 2008). Contains essay by Tony Geddes & Katrina Cashman, ‘Introduction’. Exhibition dates: Mosman Art Gallery, 14 June – 20 July. TROVE
Wenz, Paul, Double Bush Binding (Willoughby, NSW: Bookbinding Exhibitions Australia Inc, 2006. Produced with the help of Visions Australia (Federal Govt). Exhibition dates: Sydney, 29 March – 12 April 2006; Tokyo, June 2006; Reims, France, February 2007. Trove.
JOURNALS & MAGAZINES [BACK TO TOP]
ABAJ: Australian Book Arts Journal, ed. Linda Douglas (Brisbane, QLD). 7 themed issues, April 2010 to December 2011. SOURCE TROVE
Book Arts Newsletter, ed. Sarah Bodman (UWE Bristol, UK). 2002- (ongoing). Freely accessible: online download, available as email subscription. Good resources, constant news from Australia. SOURCE TROVE
BPA (Bibliography of printing and Australia), ed. Jurgen Wegner (Sydney, NSW). 1988 – (ongoing). TROVE
Brandywine Bookman’s Vade-mecum/The Shadow-land, ed. Jurgen Wegner (Sydney, NSW). 2006 – (ongoing, renamed). TROVE
Imprint: The Quarterly Journal of the Print Council of Australia (Melbourne, VIC). 1966 – (ongoing). Quarterly themed issues, often articles about books. SOURCE Book/text themed issues: Vols 48.3, 46.2 (ongoing list). ISSN 0313 3907. TROVE
Outline: The Journal of the Calligraphy and Book Arts Studio (Pyrmont, NSW). Only one issue published: Vol 1, January 1985. Committee: Margo Snape, Mike Hudson, Judy Hungerford, James Taylor. TROVE
Wayzgoose: The Australian Journal of Book Arts, ed. James Taylor & the Wayzgoose Press (Pyrmont, Australia). Only one issue published: Number 1, 1985, Contributors: Sandy Blair, Rae Ogilvie, Robyn Lee, Margo Snape, Ernest Stephen, John Byrnes, Robert Morris, Geoffrey Farmer, Lyall Booth, Richard Curlewis, James Taylor, Jadwiga Jarvis, Mike Hudson. TROVE
NEWSLETTERS [BACK TO TOP]
Canberra Craft Bookbinders’ Guild. Downloadable issues (with lag of 12 months for membership priority). SOURCE
NfB (News from Brandywine), ed. Jurgen Wegner (Sydney, NSW). July 2011 – (ongoing). TROVE
ARTICLES [BACK TO TOP]
Bodman, Sarah, ‘Why are artists books not collected by institutions?’ 2006. Response to a debate held at Noosa Books 06 at the Noosa Regional Art Gallery, Qld. The Noosa website does not exist at present; all records of their highly successful Book Arts events are unreachable. SOURCE
Brown, Richard: ‘The Wayzgoose Press’, in The Private Library, Fourth Series, Volume 10:3, Autumn 1997, pp. 101-115.
Dooley, Gillian, ‘Use-by Date’, in Australian Book Review, May 2009, pp. 55-56. Review of David Pearson’s Book as History: the importance of books beyond their texts.
Florance, Caren, ‘One Hundred Years and On: 100% Books by Canberra Artists’ in The Blue Notebook, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2013 (UK: UWE Bristol, ed. Sarah Bodman), pp. 6-14. SOURCE
Gartner, John, ‘Fine Printing in Australia’; printed pamphlet (VIC: Hawthorn Press, c. 1938). SOURCE Digital facsimile in SLV
Hannaford, Kristen, ‘Re-inked’, on the Officina Athelstane (Rockhampton). SOURCE Blogpost on the Australian Poetry website
Schuller, Andrew, ‘A New Generation of Private Presses in Australia’, in Matrix, Vol. 31, Winter 2012 (UK: Whittington Press, ed. John Randle), pp. 85-93. Includes original tip-in letterpress print by Caren Florance.
SCU Library Events: ‘Altered Book Project: Shelf Life, 22 March- 15 April 2011. SOURCE
THESES [BACK TO TOP]
Oakes, Leonie: ‘The Book as metaphor for the female self: a visual investigation through the medium of the artist’s book’. MFA thesis, University of Tasmania, 2009. TROVE
OTHER MEDIA [BACK TO TOP]
Grishin, Sasha, ‘The Anxious Image: Printmaking and artists books in Melbourne 1999-2010’, 2010, State Library of Victoria. Audiovisual: lecture. SOURCE
State Library of Queensland (SLQ), Freestyle Books Symposium webcast, State Library of Queensland, 2008. Scroll down page to find files. SOURCE
SLQ, Signanto Seminar: The Trouble with Artists’ Books, State Library of Queensland, 4 May 2013. Webcast. SOURCE