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Cold Comfort

December 8, 2012

Cold Comfort was a participatory work installed in the Old Melbourne Gaol in Sept-Oct, 2012. The piece was 6 feet of knitted work, sewn to a metal bar at one end and attached to the knitting loom at the other. Placed beside it was instructions inviting people to knit a few rows themselves. The placement […]

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E. W. Cole and his humanitarian guerilla marketing campaign

November 22, 2012

When I was young I had one of the many “Funny Picture Books’ put out by E. W. Cole, a book merchant from Melbourne. Each page had 2 or 3 columns of text and pictures like an old newspaper and had stories, jokes and cartoons of various sorts. As I recall I never found them […]

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