# 21611


The spirit within Australia : the land and the people

$9,350.00 AUD

A limited fine press edition artists’ book designed to showcase Australia via original photographic based art from a selection of established and emerging Australian artists.

Woodinville, WA (USA) : Veritas Editions, 2017. Album (310 x 383 x 35 mm) with 15 tipped in original prints, plus 1 loose original print in a custom linen-covered portfolio (310 x 383 mm); [52] pages, including artist-written letterpress text evocative of image and raison d’etre for the photographic process chosen, and a foreword by Alan Davies, Emeritus Curator of Photographs, State Library of New South Wales; each image individually copyrighted to the artist, dated, and titled on album page; separate sheet with publishing and production details, names of photographs listed with artists’ signatures; nine different historic photographic printing methods are represented: Casein, Chrysotype, Cyanotype, Hand-coloured Platinum/Palladium, Gelatin Silver, Photogravure, Palladium, Platinum/Palladium, Vandyke; housed in a custom Cave paper covered dropface clamshell case; all-letterpress text, book and case handcrafted by the artisans at Marquand Editions.

A list of the fifteen tipped in works is given below.

Craig Tuffin – platinum/palladium “Ngullingi Mala”

Julian Pearce – platinum/palladium “The Tombs, Carnarvon National Park”

Kim Sinclair – vandyke “Boabs in The Kimberley I”

Joyce Evans – gelatin silver “William ‘Lin’ McClintock Onus AM, (1948-1996)”

Gordon Undy – platinum/palladium “Figments #12”

Liam Lynch – palladium “Leafy Sea dragon Figure 4 ‘Phycodurus eques’ Fleurieu Peninsula SA”

David Roberts – gelatin silver chloride (azo) “Br. Luke”

Maxine Salvatore – cyanotype “Outward Appearances”

Wendy Currie – chrysotype “Giblings Dip”

Daniel Bornstein – photogravure “Lior Tahar”

Steve Tester – palladium “Melrose Dusk”

Gary Chapman and Jan Naismith – hand colored platinum/palladium “Luthiers Cottage”

Ellie Young – salt “Joyce Evans”

Kristin Diemer – casein “Moving the Mob”

Silvi Glattauer – photogravure “Kosciuszko Snow Gums”

Please note that the loose original print to be included can be selected from a list of 10 different prints that remain available, by Bornstein; Roberts; Chapman & Naismith; Undy; Evans; Sinclair; Diemer; Salvatore; Glattauer, and Currie. Please email us if you would like to see JPEGs of the 10 available loose prints.