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Re-imagining the Material: Arlis/ANZ Conference 2020

The Arlis/ANZ (Arts Libraries Society Australia & New Zealand) Biennial Conference will be held at the State Library of Queensland on 11-13 November 2020. For those unable to attend in person, the event will be live-streamed online.

This year’s conference will include presentations around the theme Re-imagining the material: Artists’ books; printed matter; digital transformations; engagement, by local, national, and international artists, librarians, archivists, curators, and researchers, including keynote speaker Dr Fiona Foley, one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists.

Presented in partnership with artists books brisbane event (abbe) 2020, the conference features an Artists Bookfair, showcasing diverse interpretations of the physical book. The bookfair takes place Friday 13-Saturday 14 November (Saturday is free and open to the public, 12-4pm).  RSVP here.

Enforced Austerity - Annique GoldenbergEnforced Austerity 2011/2017. Annique Goldenberg

Book-making and other conference themes form the basis of the pre-conference workshops, held on Wednesday 11 November.

This year’s conference has strong links with QUT Library: Ellen Thompson, Creative Industries Liaison Librarian and member of the Arlis/ANZ National Executive, is one of the key organisers.

View the program and full conference schedule.  REGISTER either for onsite or online attendance.

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