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La Trobe Reading Room event: A traditional Chinese drum performance will be held in the La Trobe Reading Room on Thursday 4 September, from 6pm until 6.10pm. More information

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Des Cowley on artists' books

Rare Printed Collections Manager Des Cowley shares his passion for artists' books, presenting highlights from our wide-ranging collection.

He discusses how artists are pushing the boundaries of what we think of as the book and explains their involvement in book production through history.

Discover more about the 400-plus artists' books in our collection through the links below.