Program

Ticket Pricing

3 day conference pass – $310 (earlybird pricing before 1st April 2019 at members prices $280).

3 day conference pass for NSW Guild Members – $280.

Day 1 – Friday 25th October 2019

Promenade book arts demonstrations, Conference opening at the Guild bindery,
The Writers’ Centre, Callan Park, Rozelle
18.00 – 20.00

  1. Petra Weber: Making Bookcloth
    Petra will demonstrate backing fabric with Japanese paper to be used as bookcloth
  2. Craig Spink: Calligraphy traditional.
  3. Brigitta Summers & Rachel Boggs: Intaglio Printing
    Brigitta and Rachel will demonstrate the intaglio printing process
  4. Jerry Zylberberg and Laura Jamieson: Letterpress Printing
    Laura and Jerry will demonstrate letterpress printing on the Adana press
  5. Jean Riley: Paste Papers
  6. Isabelle Ting-McGowan: Book plough
  7. More TBA

Day 2 – Saturday 26th October 2019

8.15am
Registration

9.00am
Welcome
John Turner – President NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders

9.15am
Talk 
Hinged Parchment Binding as per Fra Edgard Claes
Barbara Schmelzer

10.15am
Talk/Demonstration Topic TBA
Kay Sonderlund

11.00am
Morning Tea and Trades Fair

11.30am
Talk Things to consider when rebacking a cloth or leather binding: Honouring the Bookbinder
Karen Vidler

12.15am
Talk Leather dyeing techniques
Nicky Oliver

1.00pm
Lunch and Trades Fair

2.00pm
Demonstration Old Tricks and Bright Ideas – Some tips for Bookbinders
Dominic Riley

3.15pm
Afternoon Tea and Trades Fair

3.45pm
Talk Rebinding Audubon’s The Birds of America in the Royal Collection
Philippa Räder

4.45pm
Trades Fair

5.30pm
Close

7.00pm
(Optional) Conference Dinner – Not included in conference ticket price.
Tickets on sale soon
Keynote speaker: Kathy Abbott – Tomorrow’s Past

Day 3 – Sunday 27 October 2019

8.30am
Trades Fair

9.00am
Update from Australasian Guilds

10.00am
Talk Late 18th Century French Binding Techniques
Isabelle Ting-McGowan

11.00am
Morning tea and Trades Fair

11.30am
Talk/Demonstration A remarkable journey
Julie Sommerfeldt

12.15am
Demonstration End Banding Techniques
Kathy Abbott

1.00pm
Lunch

2.00pm
Talk/Demonstration The “Edelpappband”
Dieter Räder

3.00pm
Afternoon Tea

3.30pm
Demonstration The Islamic Box Binding
Michael Bourke

4.45pm
Closing Address
John Turner, President NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders

 

Program subject to change. Speakers may be substituted and topics changed based on circumstances beyond our control.