Artspace Mackay is calling for abstracts from potential speakers for the 5th Australian Artists' Book Forum and workshop proposals from artists for associated events.
For important dates and more information on the forum and the associated Libris Awards for 2010 as it comes to hand, visit www.artspacemackay.com.au.
5th Australian Artists' Book Forum
Artspace Mackay, Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 April 2010
The 5th Australian Artists' Books Forum, to be held at Artspace Mackay on Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 April 2010, will again bring together artists, curators, writers, academics, students and collectors to discuss artists' books and book arts in Australia. The two-day forum builds on the success of previous conferences held at Artspace Mackay and again expects to attract speakers and delegates from across the country. Part of a larger, overall program for the gallery, the 5th Australian Artists' Book Forum will be complimented by workshops and masterclasses; the announcement of the 2010 Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize winners and exhibition of the finalists' works; an exhibition by 2008 Libris Award winner Deanna Hitti and displays drawn from the Mackay Regional Council's significant collection of artists' books.
2010 Libris Awards
The Libris Awards: Australian Artists' Book Prize has now opened for 2010 entries. Closing date for pre-selection is 4 December 2009, with finalists' works exhibited from 9 April - 23 May 2010, as part of the biennial Focus on Artists Books Program at Artspace Mackay. Winners announced at the exhibition opening on Friday 9 April 2010. Entry forms will be available to download here at our website very shortly, or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org