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HOB/ART Book Fair 2018 |
The People’s Library


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It is with great pleasure to welcome you all to the inaugural HOB/ART BOOK FAIR. Presented by A Published Event and Outside the Box – Earth, Arts, Rights Inc. this unique event is generously hosted by The People’s Library and presenting partner, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart.

Free and open to the public, the HOB/ART BOOK FAIR presents the best of independent art publishing, artists’ books, multiples and printed matter from across lutruwita/Tasmania, Victoria and NSW. Where contemporary art, literature and publishing meet, the waters shall part. Join over 30 exhibitors and a lively crowd of passionate locals to indulge in a sea of artists’ books, multiples and printed matter.


A Published Event Justy Phillips / Robin Banks + Michael Small / Lynda Warner & Tracey Diggins / Transportation Press / On Her Selection / The Gents / Diane Perndt & Penny Carey-Wells / salon / Private Projects / Contemporary Art Tasmania / 3-Ply / Fayen d’Evie / The Telepathy Project / Gill Ward / 5 Press / Chris Downes / Leigh Rigozzi / Island Magazine / Victoria Ryle / Sarah Jones / Vivienne Cutbush / Negative Press / Hunter Island Press / Josh Santospirito / Lauren Black / Jose Garcia / Deidre Brollo

Friday 21 September 2018, 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Saturday 22 September 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm

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This is a FREE EVENT and there is no need to book.

Public program (provisional!):
10:30 Fayen d’Evie (NZ)
11:00 Lost Rocks (2017–21)
11:30 Suzy Cooper with salon
12:00 Artists’ editions: Contemporary Art Tasmania and Negative Press in conversation
12:30 Josh Santospirito / Hobart Small Press Zine Fair
13:00 Michael Small
13:30 Josh Santospirito and Leigh Rigozzi, Riso Workshop (+fee)
14:30 Trent Walter/ Negative Press
15:00 The Gents
15:30 5Press/ Melbourne

The complete list of Events for The People’s Library, including daily opening hours can be found HERE


The People’s Library has been assisted through the generous support and vision of many individuals and creative networks across Tasmania, including over 180 writers and writing support networks. A Published Event acknowledge the vision and support of commissioning and presenting partner, Salamanca Arts Centre.

This project has been assisted by: the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body; the Australian Government’s Regional Arts Fund, which supports the arts in regional and remote Australia; Creative Hobart (City of Hobart) and through generous support from the Allport Bequest. The Readers in Residence Program was assisted through Arts Tasmania by the Minister for the Arts through Artsbridge.



Image Credits: Image courtesy of A Published Event.

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