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In the proudly ancient Yolngu heartlands larrakitj were used to contain the bones of the deceased during mortuary ceremonies. Today, artists from Arnhem Land’s Buku-Larrnggay Mulka arts centre produce modern larrakitj for the education of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.
Collected for a decade, the larrakitj collection of 110 Yolngu memorial…Read more »
Award-winning artist Brian Simmonds brings Australia’s waterways to life with his oils and mixed media colour paintings and sketches.
Eighty-four beautiful illustrations accompany uniquely local poetry and prose from well-known writers such as John Kinsella, T A G Hungerford and Elizabeth Jolley.
The perfect contemporary souvenir book that captures…Read more »
‘The Soul is there in the dust, the red rocks and blue sky, the wind and rain, in the dunes and salt-lakes, in the people, and in the plant and animal life, waiting to be experienced, revealed, revered, by those who would look.’ — Stephen D Hopper
The perfect book for anyone interested in botanical art, natural history or fauna and wildflowers.
Praise…Read more »
by Carina Hoang
Published by Carina Hoang Communications
The years 1975 to 1996 were witness to the largest mass migration in modern history when more than a million people left war-torn Vietnam by boat in search of safety.
Thousands perished when their boats fell apart en route, others succumbed to starvation, dehydration and cold-blooded attacks by Thai…Read more »
This stunning photographic journey goes straight to the heart of Bhutan – a Buddhist country on the cusp of opening its doors to the West. It explores the culture, history, beliefs and dazzling Himalayan landscapes of the world’s newest democracy taking us into the lives of its people as their country enters the modern world.
Travel Talk called…Read more »
There are few other places on earth where flowers are so all pervasive, so varied and as sumptuous as in southwest Western Australia. It is one of 39 special places in the world, named International Biodiversity Hotspots, where there have been explosions of evolution—veritable cauldrons of species making.
Award-winning photographers Stanley and…Read more »
This is the fascinating story of a young sculptor who helped bring modernism to Perth.
Margaret Priest was educated at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art and won the Royal Scottish Academy’s award for best young artist before arriving in Perth in 1951.
Here she found herself at the centre of a stimulating circle of academic immigrants and…Read more »
Did you know that an obelisk with a tapered column at the top symbolises eternal life or that measuring scales are often found on the grave of a person in the legal profession?
Monuments and Masons is a comprehensive telling of this unique industry history – about the monumental masons and the shapes, symbols and fascinating tales attached to…Read more »
by Jon Davison
From the snow-clad mountains of Alaska to Australia’s desert heart, photographer Jon Davison explores the world’s most beautiful landscapes from the air.
Robbie is a tale of passionate and driven individuals. It is the story of fifteen people who made the ‘wild fantasy’ of owning and operating their own helicopter a reality.
Davison travelled…Read more »
by Malcolm Wells & Kim Wells
Join the thousands of pilgrims who have walked the ancient Way of St James in Spain. Whether you’re an experienced trekker or an armchair traveller, this warmly written and beautifully illustrated journey will take you into the heart and soul of this historic walk.
As featured in The Way, now showing in local cinemas. Read more »
From the Catalogue
Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.