Books Beyond Boundaries is a creative arts project now on show at the Dome until 22 December. It features books which have been annotated, altered, or remade by community members of all ages, backgrounds and abilities.
Artists David Dellafiora, Teresa Lawrence and Liz McGrath have used imagery, artefacts and techniques to remake books to be individually expressive, idiosyncratic and possibly arcane.
Books Beyond Boundaries is an experimental concept, with participants working alongside the artist facilitators to explore the “book” and “text” to create new meanings and new forms. An alternative library of babel, Books Beyond Boundaries was based at Eastern Hub’s Art Studio and funded by City of Greater Geelong Creative Communities Grant.
Participants included Karingallery artists, the fOrT Afghani Girls Group, St Margarets Primary School grades 5/6 and Oxygen College students, as well as general community members and people with a disability.
A Special Event featuring David Dellafiora discussing the 'Assembling Book' as democratic vehicle will take place on Thursday 6 December, 11am-12.30pm, at Geelong Library & Heritage Centre.
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Saturday 13 October, 7pm-late
Geelong Library & Heritage Centre
The international phenomena White Night is coming to Geelong on Saturday 13 October, and Geelong Library & Heritage Centre will host the amazing art installation Phantasmagoria by artist Christopher Langton.
Popular breakfast television program Sunrise, on Channel 7, will broadcast the weather from Geelong Library & Heritage Centre on Thursday 20 September.
An exhibition exploring what it means to belong here, there and everywhere...
The free exhibit showcases each of the eight state and territory 2018 Australian of the Year recipients and is open to the public at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre, until Sunday August 5.
Artist Scott Jansen has recently completed a large Wonderland themed mural on Level One of the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre. The artwork was commissioned by Central Geelong Marketing to promote Storyfest which takes place in central Geelong between 3 – 15 April.
The Geelong Heritage Centre celebrated the visit of the 100,000th visitor since opening in its new location at the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre two years ago. Since moving into the new building, visitation has exceeded even the most hopeful forecasts with tens of thousands of people visiting the beautifully-appointed reading room and enjoying the combination of skilled staff, the latest digital technology and a wealth of historical records that combine to bring the past alive.