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Subject: New publication--Materiality

New publication--Materiality

From: Alice Cannon <acannon<-at->
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013
Materiality is a themed journal that includes essay, images, fiction
and poetry, focusing on the physical and the material.  Issue one
was released in December 2012 with the theme of "the book".

The magazine is aimed at a general audience but contains articles by
and of interest to conservators.  For example: "

    The art of spontaneous pleasure: exploring the pop-up and
    movable book" by Albertine Hamilton,

    "The age of parchment" by Libby Melzer, "Words in their hands:
    craft and the type-racing craze of 1886" by Carolyn Fraser

    "Have fibre; will travel" by Helen McPherson.

There are also contributions by book artists Caren Florance, Gracia
Haby and Nicholas Jones. (And you might enjoy the short story about
the bookpocalypse while you're at it).  Materiality can be purchased


The hard copy and digital bundle is AU $10 (plus postage); the
digital only version (PDF and EPUB) is AU $3.95.

DistList readers may also be interested in contributing to future
issues.  Materiality welcomes contributions from conservators,
curators, materials scientists, photographers, hobbyists,
craftspeople, authors, artists, engineers and many others.  Each
issue will have a different theme; the theme of the second issue is

for more information see


and contact the editor at chiefnantucket<-at->gmail<.>com.

Full disclosure: I'm the publisher! (pinknantucket press).  Also,
this is a personal project and is not associated with my employer.

Alice Cannon
Senior Conservator, Paper and Photographs
State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

                  Conservation DistList Instance 26:35
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Received on Thursday, 24 January, 2013

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