The Big Fag Press is an artist –run –initiative and much of the time, it is a labour of love rather than money. We’re always on the lookout for volunteers or people looking for long term work- placement situations about one or two days per week for several months.Read More
Works on paper – drawings and offset lithographic prints produced by John Demos during his residency at Big Fag Press.Read More
Big Fag Press Associate Partner Louise Kate Anderson writes:
I just thought I’d do a quick post on this. Last Wednesday I attended the City of Sydney’s Cultural and Creative Sector Forum representing the Big Fag Press. I thought it was a really interesting couple of hours, and I was inspired to know how invested the council is in listening to the thoughts and ideas of people who work in creative fields, in order to see how best to help them be able to use the city as a canvas for their creative endeavours.Read More
Acclaimed UK artist Simon Pope invites you to join him in a walk around Woolloomooloo.
Following a short talk at the Big Fag Press in which the artist will introduce his work with walking and dialogue, he will invite Sydney inhabitants to take part in a walk in which they reflect on relationships with the people of the city.Read More
I’ve printed on the Big Fag before, but that was a pretty simple job so I was really excited by the prospect of spending three weeks in the company of the big rig.Read More
I should begin by confessing that I am a novice printmaker, my only firsthand experience being crude linocuts and one attempt at etching back in high school. In many ways my current practice could be seen as the antithesis to printmaking, using video, performance and installation to avoid a finished work. Yet there is something in the methodology of printing that resonates with me; perhaps it is the re-mediation of an image into multiples or the construction of a work through layers.Read More
Warning!! Boring Technical Blog Post
Sometimes we store offset litho plates we’ve used, thinking, “maybe we’ll do a reprint of this one”.Read More
Currently on show at Wollongong City Gallery are three works created on the Big Fag Press, as part of the Green Bans Art Walk project (2011).Read More
Diego Bonetto from Big Fag Press will join an expert panel who will navigate a curious story about an Indian designer who arrives in Australia with the objective of reviving a dying craft.Read More
This month we were very pleased to host Melbourne artist Emily Floyd in our workshop.
Emily is an artist whose diverse projects intersect strongly with our interests at the Big Fag. Namely: utopian collectivism, information graphics and typography.
Working with Diego and Louise from Big Fag Press, Emily produced a remake of a leftist conference programme from Sydney in the 1980s.Read More
This month we’re very proud of Louise Anderson, our “senior intern” here at the Big Fag.
Louise has been barrelling along to the triumphant conclusion of her honours year in Fashion Design at UTS.Read More