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Melbourne Art Book Fair: Talk: Digital Art Books: Willow Patterns
Presented by Melbourne Writers Festival

Sat 2 May 15, 2.30pm
NGV International
Great Hall
Ground Level

Free entry

In 2012 digital literature pioneers if:book took a book from concept to print within a single 24 hour period. Willow Patterns: The Complete 24-Hour Book reproduces a database of every saved version of the work-in-progress as lavish hardcover art books across 28 volumes. During this special event Lisa Dempster (Melbourne Writers Festival) and Simon Groth (if:book) will examine the 24 Hour Book project and how digital is changing the future of books, from how artists and writers create books to the way readers interact with them.

Speaker Lisa Dempster, Director, Melbourne Writer's Festival
Speaker Simon Groth, Manager, if:book Australia