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Europa to Oceania / Angela Cavalieri, George Matoulas, Antoni Jach
Bib ID 7087209
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Cavalieri, Angela, artist
 
Description [Melbourne] : La Bella & Messofa Press, 2016 
35 unnumbered pages (2 pages folded) : colour illustrations ; 26 x 23 cm 
Summary

"Europa to Oceania looks at the migration of the artists' families from Europe to Australia and the culture they brought with them. Themes include the voyage to Australia, who they are through documentation, religion, entertainment and food. The author both responds to the images and illustrates his his own family's migration and assimilation."-Artists' statement.

Notes

"Images by Angela Cavalieri & George Matoulas. Text by Antoni Jach. Binding & letterpress by George Matoulas."-Colophon.

Artists' book. Three linocuts by Angela Cavalieri, three collographs by George Matoulas and two collaborative prints which fold out, 26 x 44 cm folded to 26 x 23 cm, printed on Somerset Bookwove 175gsm paper.

Limited edition of 10 copies and 3 artist proofs, signed by the artists.

National Library's SR copy is no. 7/10, and is accompanied by an artist's statement and other supporting documents.

Text in English. Greek and Italian words used in some of the artworks.

Binding

Design binding by George Matoulas. Cloth bound in blue with original print (linocut and collograph) wrapped around front board. Full cloth back cover. Handmade head and tail bands. Five sections sewn around three tapes. 

Awards Winner, Artspace Mackay, Libris Awards: Category One National Artists Book Award acquisitive prize, 2016. 
Subjects Emigration and immigration -- Pictorial works.  |  Immigrants -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Europeans -- Australia -- Pictorial works.  |  Artists' books -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Specimens.  |  Linoleum block-printing, Australian -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Specimens.  |  Collagraph printing -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Specimens.  |  Letterpress printing -- Victoria -- Melbourne -- Specimens.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Matoulas, George, artist, binder, printer  |  Jach, Antoni, 1956- author  |  La Bella Press  |  Messofa Press

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