| Impact 7 Multi-disciplinary Printmaking Conference
Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
27th – 30th September 2011
Sarah Bodman and Paul Laidler travelled to Impact 7 on 21st September to present papers and install exhibitions for the conference, and afterwards move on to Queensland College of Art in Brisbane for a two-week artists’ residency with Master Pulp PrinterTim Mosely (1st – 15th October, 2011).
Sarah and Paul have set up a blog to share the Impact and Codex events, where they have been and what they have at: http://psgoaway.blogspot.com
IMPACT 7: Intersections & Counterpoints focused on the multiple identity of the print, exploring the cross-disciplinary nature of printmedia internationally and in the context of the Asia-Pacific region. An amazing week of talks, papers, demos, exhibitions and meeting lots of people. The organisers and their team were amazing and we really enjoyed our time at Impact!
These are the papers we presented:
Paul Laidler The Human Printer featuring the Print is Dead series
Sarah Bodman Life, the universe and everything: the artist’s book as a means of theoretical, political and social consideration of the natural world
Sarah Bodman and Tom Sowden A Manifesto for the Book – artist’s book – artist’s publication – book art?
Tom Sowden Follow-ed (after hokusai)
Tom Sowden Drawing with Fire: The Art of Laser Cutting Paper
We also showed two exhibitions:
Life, the universe and everything: Artists’ books which question our relationship with nature and the way we live curated by Sarah Bodman