Family Fragments

Thirty-six solarplate photo etchings made by Sally McInerney from images by various photographers including Olive Cotton, and Ross, Haidee, Gavan and John McInerney.

Text by Sally McInerney based mostly on family conversations and family documents.

Folio design by Diane Fogwell and Sally McInerney

Photo-etchings printed by Diane Fogwell, assisted by Ronald Aveling, Gregory Harrison, Thomas Bonin and Elsbeth Pelling in the Edition+Artist Book Studio, School of Art, Australian National University

Typescript text (1950s Remington) printed as solarplate etchings

Slipcase text and colophon polymer plates made and printed by letterpress by Caren Florance

Project developed over a three-year artist’s residency in the Editor Artist Book Studio, School of Art, Australian National University.

Edition of 15 on hand-made Hammermill paper

Completed in 2004

Selected excerpts shown below.

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