y A Package Deal: Assembly Book anthology   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 1974 1974
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Notes

  • Other contributors include Michael Wilding, Joanne Burns, Cornelis Vleeskens, and Π O. Editor and contributor Pam Brown later described the process:
    In 1974 I co-edited with poet Nigel Roberts, artist Tim Burns, and publisher dave Morrissey A Package Deal Assembly Book based on the assembly books based in the US by Richard Kostelanetz. The catchphrase was 'Every contributor will be a distributor'. Sixty poets and artists each produced a page of work and Colin Little quickly screened a cover on the day of collation at the Tin Sheds. Poet John Forbes was still printing his contribution in the bottom shed as we were assembling the rest of the book in the middle shed. (There was often a kind of immediacy to pursuits in art in those days.)
    Pounder's catalogue also notes 'no two copies alike, each being with original artwork as well as duplicated texts and graphics.'
    (Source: Nicholas Pounder Rare Books, New Series, Catalogue No. 4)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: The Art Workers Collective , 1974 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Return of the Huntsmeni"This village", Nigel Roberts , 1974 single work poetry
Untitledi"The current", Nigel Roberts , 1974 single work poetry

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