Gallery 139 is excited to host the Newcastle book launch of Histories of the Future by Martin Edmond and Maggie Hall and published by Walleah Press on Friday 28 August 6pm in the gallery during the exhibition of INSIDE OUTSIDE. To be officially launched on the night by Driver Dom. Please join us on the night and meet the authors. Copies of the book will be available to purchase and both Martin and Maggie will be available for book signing.
Martin Edmond was born in Ohakune, New Zealand and now lives in Sydney, Australia. Martin is a writer and art historian, the author of twenty books and half a dozen films. His Battarbee and Namatjira came out last year from Giramondo; Histories of the Future, his third collaboration with Maggie Hall, was published by Tasmania’s Walleah Press in June, 2015.
Maggie Hall was born in Paddington, London, grew up in Canada and Australia and now lives in Newcastle, Australia. Maggie is currently studying Fine Art at Newcastle Art School, TAFE NSW. She is a performer, artist and animal lover. She has exhibited here at the gallery in TEXT ME and will be participating in the gallery group exhibition BEYOND COLOUR in 2016.
Driver Dom is a philosopher, reggae singer, observer and commentator, and a constant mobile presence on Newcastle’s streets.