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Little Designers at State Library Queensland.

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Sharka Bosakova is a local designer working with 3D printing technologies and sustainable fashion techniques. Native to Czech Republic, Sharka moved to Australia and studied at QUT in Brisbane graduating with a Masters degree in Creative Industries. Her clothing and jewelry designs explore advanced simplicity, freedom of movement, comfort and…
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Passed from hand-to-hand in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games, the Queen’s Baton is the symbolic heart of the ‘Friendly Games’– a tangible symbol that has undergone a fascinating design evoluti

Hear Dr Helen Douglas, an artist and publisher from Scotland who is renowned for her poetic visual narratives in artists’ books, deliver the 2017 Siganto Founda...
Judith Wright talks to Julie Ewington about her childhood imaginary world, that which has influenced her art including the loss of her baby girl and the fragili...
Join artist book maker Jan Davis, gallerist Noreen Grahame and librarian Helen Cole for a look at the artists’ book phenomenon in Australia, illustrated by book...
Shane Thompson asks leading design thinkers about the projects they undertake outside their primary work practice, how these extra-curricular activities transfe...
Gordon Charles Halloran Shepherdson talks to David Burnett about his art, and the influences on his practice including having worked in an abattoir, the sea, fi...
Leading book artists, Keith Smith and Scott McCarney, develop contemporary interpretations of books and bookforms.
Madonna Staunton talks to Professor Robert Leslie Lingard about her art and life, the influences on her art including her childhood, fragile health, and poetry,...