Literary Festival Exhibition
Apr 30 10:00 am–Jun 1 5:00 pm
Exhibition dates: April 30 — June 1, 2020
Official opening: May 3 from 3pm
Titles as varied as Jane Austen’s Emma, Leigh Sales’ On Doubt and Hunter S Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – selected by then-owners of The Bookshop at Queenscliff, Lisa and Mathew – are allocated to participating artists, whose hand-printed visual adaptations will go on display for the Human Emotion Print Exchange exhibition, alongside works by narrative artist Michael Leunig and wood engravings by David Frazer.
Exhibiting artists with allocated human emotion and titles): Julia Wakefield, Confusion, A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan | Christine Gibson, Regret, Atonement, Ian McEwan | Helen Kocis Edwards, Pity, Beware of Pity, Stefan Zweig | Penelope Lawry, Contempt, Contempt, Alberto Moravia | Samantha Thompson, Forgiveness, East of Eden, John Steinbeck | Steve Tester, Loneliness, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman | Zoe Snyder, Boredom, Emma, Jane Austen | Gwen Scott, Pleasure, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury | Billy Nye, Euphoria, Fear and Loathing in Los Vegas, Hunter S. Thompson | Ann Cunningham, Aggression, Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk | Brett Mallon, Rage, Firestarter, Stephen King | Catherine McCue, Gratitude, Gratitude, Oliver Sacks | Laura Osborne, Paranoia, Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon | Cecilia Jackson, Apathy, Keep the Aspidistra Flying, George Orwell | Elaine Camlin, Pride, King Lear, William Shakespeare | Kim Hodge (nee Herringe), Doubt, On Doubt, Leigh Sales | Margot Rushton, Frustration, Portnoy’s Complaint, Philip Roth | Christine Courcier-Jones, Affection, Praise, Andrew McGahan | Linda Baker, Guilt, Rebecca, Daphne Du Maurier | Andrew Weatherill, Horror, Slaughterhouse-Five, Kurt Vonnegut | Susan Mcleod, Sympathy, Sympathy, Olivia Sudjic | Denise Rogers, Depression, The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath | Penny Peckham, Hysteria, The Crucible, Arthur Miller | Nada Poljski, Empathy, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, Mark Haddon | Lisa Sewards, Ecstasy, The Doors of Perception, Aldous Huxley | Trudy Rice, Love, Letter to D: A love story, Andre Gorz, and Soula Mantalvanos, Ambivalence, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald.
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(Images: From top left Grow and Bloom, 2020 Michael Leunig, Holding on for Dear Life David Frazer, Affection Landscape Christine Courcier-Jones, Euphoria Billy Nye, Sympathy Susan Mcleod, The Faces of Rage Brett Mallon, Little Murder Mystery Nada Poljski & Pity Helen Kocis Edwards.