Melbourne Art Book Fair 2018

About the Melbourne Art Book Fair

Since its launch in 2015, the annual Melbourne Art Book Fair has attracted more than 50,000 visitors, making it the most visited publishing event in the Asia-Pacific region. The fourth Melbourne Art Book Fair in 2018 (16-18 March), will bring together international and local publishers and practitioners in a weekend of free talks, book launches, performances, and stalls.

About Regional Arts Australia’s Stand

Regional Arts Australia (RAA) will be holding a stand at the Melbourne Art Book Fair to showcase the high calibre of artists, writers and designers in Regional Australia.

Those represented at the Regional Arts Australia stand in 2018 are:

Arts Northern Rivers

Durrmu Art Aboriginal Corporation

Injalak Arts

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Warmun Art Centre

Yarkuwa Indigenous Knowledge Centre

Melissa Anderson and Hilary Wardhaugh

Craig Dent

Deborah Klein

Lindy Schneider and Angela Rivas

Melbourne Art Book Fair Program | Short Talks

Regional Arts Australia will also be presenting a short talk on Friday 16 March at 2.30pm in the Great Hall.

RAW | Regional Arts Words

Regional artists in conversation with Mary Jane Warfield, Regional Arts Fund Manager.

Regional Arts Australia presents a conversation with artists Deborah Klein, Lindy Schneider and Angela Rivas on artistic practice and publications, connection to place, and the benefits and challenges of working regionally.

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Regional Arts Australia acknowledges the traditional Custodians of land throughout Australia and we pay our respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.