Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison
This evening, however, I am thinking of things past
Artists’ book, 12 page concertina, four-colour lithographic offset print and colour pencil on Fabriano bright white 300gsm paper
Title page, watercolour and pencil on Fabriano bright white 640gsm paper
Housed in a 28cm X 24.5cm X 2.5cm balsa wood case with binding cloth bound by Louise Jennison
Printed by Redwood Prints
Edition of 12


Made for and exhibited as part of a A key to help make your own world visible (2009), an edition of this artists’ book was also exhibited as part of the 2010 Libris Awards: Australian Artists’ Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland, and is now in their collection. This artists’ book is also in the collections of the State Library of Victoria, the State Library of New South Wales, Deakin University Library, and Melbourne University Library.

This evening, however, I am thinking of the past has since been exhibited as part of Focus on the Collection: Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison in the Foyer Gallery of Artspace Mackay (Friday 30th of November, 2018 – Sunday 3rd of February, 2019). The exhibition, drawn from the Mackay Regional Council collection, also included our artists’ books Find your place (2007); Small collection (2008); Postcards from... a key to make your own world visible (2009); A vagary of impediments & a sneak of weasels (2009); Tumble & fall (2009); Closer to Natural (2016); Prattle, scoop, trembling: a flutter of Australian birds (2016); and Paw Pad Path (2018).


Bernie Rackham of Redwood Prints at work on his lithographic offset press, 2009