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Independent publishing workshop

2 hours
Year level
$170 per group

Take this hands-on workshop and tour to explore how young people have expressed themselves through art and self-publishing from medieval times to the present day.

Students will:

  • learn about the history and culture of independent publishing
  • create their own publication to inspire discussion and reflect their emerging sense of personal style
  • examine different writing and illustrative styles that artists and writers use to express themselves
  • see the Library’s unique heritage spaces, including the World of the book exhibition on Level 4 of the Dome Galleries, overlooking the domed La Trobe Reading Room in the heart of the Library
  • discover book-making techniques.