The La Trobe Journal No 95 March 2015
Creating and collecting artists’ books in Australia
This special issue of the La Trobe Journal focuses on the development of artists’ books as an art practice in Australia.
The digital revolution has led many to question the future of the book, yet more artists are involved with making books than ever before. Artists, printmakers, letterpress printers and binders are creating and designing books that draw upon and extend the traditional format.
Note: Hard copies of this issue are no longer available for purchase. You can request to view a hard copy via the Library's catalogue.
- [Front matter] (pdf,276.52 KB)
- Des Cowley, Robert Heather & Anna Welch – Editors' introduction (pdf,105.18 KB)
- Helen Cole – Public collections of artists’ books in Australia (pdf,617.45 KB)
- Andrew Schuller – A history of the Croft Press (pdf,859.45 KB)
- Sasha Grishin – Books in the Canberra region: the golden years (pdf,1011.85 KB)
- Steven Tonkin – A defining decade: Australian artists’ books in the 1970s (pdf,461.45 KB)
- Artists’ books from the State Library of Victoria: a photo essay (pdf,5.3 MB)
- Caren Florance – The changing face of contemporary letterpress in Australia (pdf,493.65 KB)
- Peter Anderson – Conceptual and perceptual: the early artists’ books of Robert Jacks (pdf,503.25 KB)
- Marian Macken – Reading time: the book as an alternative architectural practice (pdf,1.28 MB)
- Doug Spowart – The photobook: everyone a publisher? (pdf,523.78 KB)
- [Back matter] (pdf,274.28 KB)