[FEMINISM] Lip (1976)
Carlton, Vic. : Women in the Visual Arts Collective, [October, 1976]. (First issue of this periodical). Quarto, original stiff wrappers covered in pink silk and printed in pink; pp 44, b/w illustrations, double-page removable foldout with white doyly by artist Frances Phoenix (Budden) at centre, as issued; a very good copy.
‘Lip is a collective of feminists who represent a wide range of political, social and cultural stances’ (p. 1)
Lip was published in 8 issues from 1976 to 1984. The first number includes articles on writer Dorothy Hewett, silversmith Belinda Coulstock, Australian embroidery, and Australian feminist art, film and performing arts.
Members of this Melbourne Collective at the time of the first number included Janine Burke, Mary Callaghan, Suzanne Davies, Folly Gleeson, Carolyn Howard, Christine Johnston, Sue Johnston, Pat Longmore, Suzanne Spunner, Ann Stephen, and Toni Wilkinson.