Tuesday, 10 March 2015

abbe 2015

abbe 2015 - is shaping up to be a significant event in which artists books will be engaged through critical thinking, discussion & debate in relation to post literacy, the haptic, materiality and the nature of reading.

when      16-18 July 2015

where     Griffith Centre for Creative Arts Research (GCCAR)

               Queensland College of Art, Griffith University
               Brisbane, Australia

who        Sarah Bodman 

                     Senior research fellow for artists books
                     Centre for Fine Print Research, UK
                     Editor, The Blue Notebook 

               Brad Freeman  

                     Artist, Founder and editor in chief,
                     The Journal of Artists Books

              Dr Lyn Ashby  

                    Australian artist and scholar

     also contributing  - Sara Bowen  Diedre Brollo  Monica Carroll
                    Marian Crawford  Helen Cole  Victoria Cooper
                    Danny Della-Bosca  Fiona Dempster  Jenny Fraser 
                    Caren Florence  Angela Gardner  Bridget Hillebrand 
                    Joel Lardner  Marian Macken  Patrizia Meinert  
                    Tim Mosely  Adele Outteridge  Mikhail Pogarsky 
                    Kym Tabulo  Doug Spowart  Wim de Vos  & 
                    Gabriella Wilson

the conference will also feature a pop up artists books fair, exhibitions and visits to other significant venues showing artists books. 

registration for abbe includes the option of a table at the fair

                  early bird registration      $270
                  post June 30                     $300
                  students                            $120

a table only at the artists book fair    $100