National Library of Australia
||Book [text, still image, volume]
||[Melbourne] : Masterthief, 2003
44 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 15 x 21 cm
A collaborative artists' book which draws on family snapshots; a short, original text; and images montaged from popular magazines. It was assembled with a scanner on a home computer, and printed using a standard printer, although it was commercially bound. The book explores the personal histories of two people living in Melbourne, but from two different cultural backgrounds, an Israeli and a Greek Cypriot, whose homelands are crossed by "green lines."
"Homeland is a collaboration between Noga Freiberg and Peter Lyssiotis. The book was completed at the beginning of 2003 as Australia was following America and its allies into a war against Iraq. Homeland is printed on Saunders Waterford 190gsm rag paper, and has been section sewn and bound at Apollo - Moon Bookbinders, Melbourne. The book has been made in an edition of 20 ..."--P. .
Library's SR copy is no. A.P.8 and signed by the two artists. An artist's statement accompanies the book.
||War in art. | Children and war. | Photography, Artistic. | Australian
||Lyssiotis, Peter, artist | Masterthief
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