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A night by the fire with Elisa Jane Carmichael

Elisa Jane Carmichael belongs to the Quandamooka people of Minjerribah, North Stradbroke Island. Elisa received a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Queensland College of Art and is currently completing a Masters of Fine Art in Fashion by research at Queensland University of Technology. Through her work, she visually explores the beauty of nature and surrounding environments across a range of mediums, drawing inspiration from her cultural identity and heritage. She works in array of colours and materials weaving her family’s connection to country through paints and fibres.

Part of the Night by the Fire Fashion series.

Date: Tuesday 17 May 2016
Time: 6:30pm
Where: Talk Circle –kuril dhagun, Level 1, State Library of Queensland

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A night by the fire with Arkie Barton

Arkie Barton is a fashion designer of a self-titled label Arkie.

Arkie grew up with a close relationship to visual arts, so creativity has always played a significant role in her self expression. Her Indigenous heritage has largely informed the journey of her creative practice, from fine arts to fashion and textile design.Arkie used her graduate collection to springboard her self-titled brand, Arkie the Label. This endeavour seeks to establish a platform from which mainstream Australia can interact with contemporary Indigenous Australian culture and art on a more accessible level.

Date: Tuesday 3 May 2016
Time: 6.30pm
Where:  Talking Circle - kuril dhagun, Level 1, State Library of Queensland.

Part of the Revitalisation and fashion series

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Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Lecture Series 2016: Part 3 – Victoria Cooper

Dr Victoria Cooper, Siganto Foundation Research Fellow 2015 discusses her research in her lecture titled ‘Montage readings’. Victoria begins with an introduction to her scientific background and the direct relationship that this has on her artistic practice of montage. Her work is historically informed by film & print, political ideas, the Surrealists, poetics and the work of Moholy- Nagy, his design & ‘photoplastics’. She discusses the significance of reading montage by addressing the ‘whole’ - edges, borders and intervals looking for cuts & seams but embracing fusions and seamless edges. She also touches on the dilemma of the accepted definition for the French words ‘montage’ and ‘collage’, providing her own explanation and acknowledging that artists will always make a choice as to which technique applies to their work.

Victoria discusses her survey within the Australian Library of Art, illustrating her lecture with fine examples of Australian and international artists’ books where the technique of montage/collage is fundamental to the book. She concludes recommending artists whose works embrace montage and invites all to visit and view some of the excellent works of montaged artists’ books in the Australian Library of Art.

This event is part of the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book lecture series 2016.

When: Sun 17th April 2016, 3pm - 4 pm
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

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Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Lecture Series 2016: Part 2 – Guy Begbie

Sonia Cooper CEO & State Librarian welcomes Dr Marie Siganto AM and guests to the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Lecture Series 2016.

The 2016 lecture is given by UK artist Guy Begbie who describes himself as a multidisciplinary artist, bookbinder and university associate lecturer. Guy’s lecture begins and ends with screenings of two of his short films ‘Orange Rumba’ and ‘Bookscape’. Throughout the illustrated lecture Guy describes his artistic practice which is truly multidisciplinary incorporating painting, drawing, print making, sculptural casting, film making and bookbinding. "

This event is part of the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book lecture series 2016.

When: Sun 17th April 2016, 2pm - 3 pm
Venue: SLQ Auditorium 2, level 2

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Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Lecture Series 2016: Part 1 – Clyde McGill’s performance

Siganto Foundation Creative Fellow Clyde McGill introduces his artists’ book ‘Seven conjectures on looking for place’ through performance.

Clyde had planned that his friend ‘alloneword’ whom he had met in the John Oxley Library Reading Room would assist him to tell the story of his research ‘Looking for Queensland: the poetry & magic of ephemeral evidence’. Alas ‘alloneword’ does not arrive, although he has left bags of ephemeral evidence as an ‘aide de memoir’ for Clyde.

This event is part of the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book lecture series 2016.

When: Sun 17th April 2016, 1:30pm - 2 pm
Venue: SLQ Knowledge Walk, Level 1

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Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Lecture Series 2016: Part 1 – Clyde McGill’s performance

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