Gracia Haby
Find your place
22 page concertina artists’ book, full colour lithographic offset print on Aquarelle Arches 100% pure cotton hot pressed 300gsm paper
Bound by Louise Jennison
Printed by Redwood Prints
Edition of 10, with one artists’ proof


Exhibited as part of A trapdoor in every room (2007), and later as part of the 2008 Libris Awards: Australian Artists’ Book Prize, Artspace Mackay, Queensland. Editions of this book are in the collections of Artspace Mackay, Bibliotheca Librorum Apud Artificem, the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne University Library, Monash University Library, and the National Gallery of Australia (formally as part of the Ergas Collection).

Find your place has since been exhibited as part of Focus on the Collection: Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison in the Foyer Gallery of Artspace Mackay (Friday 30th of November, 2018 – Sunday 3rd of February, 2019). The exhibition, drawn from the Mackay Regional Council collection, also included our artists’ books Small collection (2008); Postcards from... a key to make your own world visible (2009); A vagary of impediments & a sneak of weasels (2009); Tumble & fall (2009); This evening, however, I am thinking of things past (2009); Closer to Natural (2016); Prattle, scoop, trembling: a flutter of Australian birds (2016); and Paw Pad Path (2018).

Find your place can also be seen in this small State Library of Victoria film on artists’ books with Des Cowley.



Louise Jennison
Don’t get around much anymore
15 cards with small envelope
Black and white lithographic offset print hand coloured with pencil on Aquarelle Arches 100% pure cotton hot pressed 300gsm paper
Printed by Redwood Prints
Edition of 10


Exhibited as part of A trapdoor in everyroom (2007).




Gracia Haby, Rouen: Just passing through, 2006–7, as exhibited as part of A trapdoor in every room


Gracia Haby
Rouen: Just passing through
Thirty-two page artists’ book, unique state, featuring collage elements and pencil
18cm X 11cm


A book of single colour, postcard images, Rouen, originally published in Paris as part of the series, France Pittoresque & Monumentale, with ‘heliotypies’ by E. le Deley, has been reworked with elements of collage, pastel and pencil. Found in a secondhand bookstore, and sporting a cover of light-blue cloth with silver lettering, this artists’ book is now home to juvenile Common kingfishers, polar bears, badgers and Golden-throated barbets.

It is in the collection of Monash University Library.