Artists' Book Lectures

As part of the Siganto Foundation Artists’ Book Project, lectures by visiting international book artists were presented. Seminars, artist book performances and presentations by Siganto Foundation Fellows were included in the Project’s public engagement activities.

Lectures by: Keith Smith & Scott McCarney (2012), Susan King (2014), Amir Brito Cadôr (Session 1 2015), Guy Begbie (2016) and Helen Douglas (2017).

Seminars: The Trouble with Artists’ Books (2013), panel discussion Collaboration (Session 3 2015)

 Performance:  Amir Brito Cadô: Momento Vital by Brazilian artist Vera Chaves Barcellos, QUT students Thomas Yaxley, Emily Weir and Meghan Clarke with Director Flloyd Kennedy: Robert Bringhurst’s polyphonic poem New World Suite Number Three: a Poem in four movements for three voices, Julie & Virginia Barratt: The Mourning After by Julie Barratt, Clyde McGill: Ensō (Session 3 2015) and Seven conjectures on looking for place (2016) by Clyde McGill.

Research Fellows’ Projects: Dr Doug Spowart, Jan Davis, Clyde McGill & Julie Barratt (Session 2 2015) Dr Victoria Cooper (2016), Dr Lyn Ashby (Follows Helen Douglas’ lecture 2017).

Watch the videos that showcase the artists' books lectures, seminars, research presentations and performances.

Siganto Foundation Artists’ Books Lecture Series 2017: Helen Douglas

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

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

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

Siganto Artists’ Books Seminar 2015: artists’ books and performance. Session 3

Siganto Artists’ Books Seminar 2015: artists’ books and performance. Session 2

Siganto Artists’ Books Seminar 2015: artists’ books and performance. Session 1

Artists' books with Keith Smith and Scott McCarney

Lecture by Susan King (2014)