Anne Ferran

Artist’s Library cover

Artist’s Library

In Arthur and Yvonne Boyd’s personal library, books share the shelves with works of art. The natural world outside conditions the atmosphere, as if the library contents were breathing in the air exhaled by rocks, leaves and trees. The limited edition book Artist’s Library evolved from time spent exploring the special character of this library. The photographs have been shaped by, among other things, the idea of a connective tissue linking writing and landscape and a powerful attraction to particular titles and texts.

Publisher Bundanon Trust

Date 2016

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Anne Ferran: Shadow Land

Shadow Land is a survey exhibition of Anne Ferran’s most significant projects and series, spanning more than 30 years. The exhibition has been accompanied by a residency in Fremantle resulting in a new body of work based on the disbanded library at the Fremantle Prison. Since 1995, Anne Ferran has been examining and re-discovering Australia’s colonial past by utilizing museum collections, photographic archives and archaeological sites, nationally and internationally. Curated by Felicity Johnson, texts by Susan Best and Thierry de Duve.

Publisher Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery

Date 2014