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Radiowaves and ink

Little penguins, emus, and lorikeets! We've been talking about Prattle, scoop, trembling: a flutter of Australian birds on the radio, fleetingly, sheepishly.

You can hear us prattling and chirruping,
In conversation with Sara Savage, Parallel Lines, RRR, Wednesday 7th of December, 2016
and
In conversation with Stefanie Kechayas, Arts Weekly, 3MBS, Saturday 26th of November, 2016

And in print,
'The Inner Heartbreak of Birds is Revealed by Flight Paths in Australian Art,' Financial Review, Saturday 25th of November, 2016

With Alicia and Michael ( The Light Between Oceans ), Cary and Deborah (An Affair to Remember), Leo and Kate ( Titanic ),  Olive spots our collage,  Underneath Soane's 'star-fish' ceiling, the library at No. 12 proved anything but quiet , in the Australian Financial Review

With Alicia and Michael (The Light Between Oceans), Cary and Deborah (An Affair to Remember), Leo and Kate (Titanic), Olive spots our collage, Underneath Soane's 'star-fish' ceiling, the library at No. 12 proved anything but quiet, in the Australian Financial Review

Vocation, calling, métier, niche

Along with fellow alumni, Vincent Fantauzzo, Nicola Gunn, Katie Collins, Kieren Seymour, and Xanthe Dobbie, we were invited to take part in 'Developing your career in art: Being enterprise ready,' presented by the School of Art in collaboration with Careers and Employability, at Storey Hall, RMIT.

To illustrate our words and thoughts, we created two screen recordings, 'Digital portfolio strategies and examples' and 'Developing a niche market as an artist outside the established systems,' in advance, especially for RMIT School of Art students.

And you, too, can now see them, should they be of interest.

Earlier, installing Salvaged Relatives both drawn and collaged in the windows of Obus (Cathedral Arcade) and the Collected Works bookstore (Nicholas Building), as part of BLINDSIDE's On the Verge festival, 2016

Artists Book Maker Series

We invite you to join us for our talk, Artists Book Maker Series: Artists' books holding us in their palm, presented by Special Collections and Lenton Parr Library, as part of Melbourne Rare Book Week.

Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison
Artists Book Maker Series: Artists' books holding us in their palm
"The flexible medium of the book holds us in its palm rather than us holding the book in our own palms"

In this showing Gracia & Louise will be explaining to students and the public their working process and the steps they take to promote and archive their work. They will show works from the University of Melbourne collection as well as a range of current zine titles.

This event is part of Melbourne Rare Book Week
Wednesday the 20th July, 2016
5–6.30pm
Lenton Parr Library, level 1 Arts HUB
VCA Southbank Campus, 234 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Free event
Registrations required

Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, Closer to Natural, 2016, artists' book

Final preparations
'Gracia & Louise on making artists' books,' State Library of Victoria blog post

On the State Library of Victoria's blog, thanks to Anna Metcalfe, you can read all about our collaborative work.

Gracia & Louise on making artists' books: This month we welcome guest bloggers Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, the artists who created the spectacular piece featured on the cover of the latest La Trobe Journal. In this guest post, Gracia & Louise discuss their work with books and paper, and the nature of inspiration and collaboration.

Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, And Zarafa Kept Walking, 2013, four-colour lithographic offset print on Fabriano traditional-white hot-press 300gsm paper