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Long Weekend exhibition in Hobart – AUGUST

15 Jul

Posters from the last few years

29 Jun

Some posters that #joshsantospirito made.

Lifted Brow review of Fluid Prejudice

27 Jun

Here is a wonderfully honest and personal review by Leonie Brialey of Fluid Prejudice, which mentioned The Long Weekend in Alice Springs.



When I was in Darwin …

14 Jun

Photo - Joshua Santospirito


Festival starts tonight

4 Jun

Mercury CDownes

#wordstorm festival – Darwin

21 May

There’s tonnes of Central Australian books that’ve been nominated for this years Lit-awards in Darwin. I’m heading up there May 29-June 1. WEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE


Long Live Her Maj

12 May

Long Live Her Maj

Image by Tom O’Hern, design by Nadine Kessler.
Festival organised by Josh Santospirito.
June 5-8

Hubert Duprat Catalogue

14 Apr


Nadine Kessler – who made the beautiful book-design for The Long Weekend in Alice Springs recently designed this art catalogue for the French Artist Hubert Duprat who has something of a retrospective exhibition at MONA in Hobart. The first major exhibition in the English-Speaking world, outside of the French speaking world. It’s an exsquisite book – incredibly refined and despite its restraint and its focus on letting the art speak – actually has quite a character about it. I think it really sings beautifully well with its content. Check it out if you get the chance, its at the MONA shop.

Originally posted on nkd blog:

I’m forever grateful to Mona for having this opportunity to practise my long-forgotten French and also for having been given the job to design Hubert Duprat’s exhibition catalogue. Probably one of the most comprehensive catalogues about the work of this quite shy and witty French artist. Check out the exhibition here : Mona … Check out the catalogue here :

Hubert Duprat Catalogue Design – MONA from NKD on Vimeo.

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2 Apr

Originally posted on soundklub:

Convergence – a compilation of Hobart noise & experimental music – Volume One
can be bought from the Rough Skies band camp – features Hobart-based noise makers – and will be launched at SKeleven
image – Sally Rees 2014

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Joshua Santospirito’s Craig San Roque’s Long Weekend in Alice Springs

3 Feb


A review of the Long Weekend in Alice Springs by Jonathon Shaw.

Originally posted on Me fail? I fly!:

Craig San Roque, The Long Weekend in Alice Springs, adapted and drawn by Joshua Santospirito (San Kessto Publications 2013)

1lwas In 2004, an essay by Alice Springs psychologist Craig San Roque appeared in the formidably titled volume, The Cultural Complex: Contemporary Jungian Perspectives on Psyche and Society, edited by Thomas Singer and Samuel L. Kimbles and published by The Psychology Press in the UK. According to an author’s note, the 16-page essay, ‘A long weekend: Alice Springs, Central Australia

suggests that ancient, habitual, mythically reinforced psychic structures may be repeating themselves autonomously from a basic pattern, rather like a DNA system. Such patterns may be encoded into legends or hieratic dramas associated with specific sites and can be detected by analysing mythologised stories embedded in cultural sites, by analysing how a culture developed (and perverted) the use of primal tools and by noting what cultural groups do…

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