A metaphor for how we reveal ourselves to strangers, acquaintances or friends.
Two sculptural concertina books from acrylic sheet, one incorporates translucent paper and threads, the other acrylic sheet with inserts, threads.
Adele Outteridge / Wim de Vos
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Small Sound Book
acrylic sheet, linen thread
4¼ x 4¼ x 2¾ closed
edition of 5
An exploration of sounds produced by different shaped and sized acrylic discs suspended within a concertina book of 28 pages made from acrylic sheet.
Adele Outteridge, book artist, printmaker, sculptor, gained her BSc from the University of Melbourne in 1967, after which she worked as an Experimental Scientist. She later studied with the School of Colour and Design in Sydney and has attended workshops with Australian and international tutors. She taught at the School of Colour and Design and at the Ku-Ring-Gai Art Centre in Sydney. She runs the Studio West End with Wim de Vos and travels to all states of Australia lecturing and teaching workshops. She has participated in several Artist-in-Residence programmes. In 2003 she taught at the Arrowmont School, Tennessee and the Women’s Studio Workshop, New York. Her work in artists’ books, printmaking, sculpture and drawing has been exhibited widely, is held in private and public collections nationally and internationally and has appeared in books and magazines in Australia and overseas (notably Keith Smith’s Non-Adhesive Binding series and Masters: Book Arts, ed Eileen Wallace).