29 August 2012

Lord Mayor's Writer in Residence: Ebony Bizys

This Friday night, the Lord Mayor’s Writers in Residence program will host Ebony Bizys, the artist, designer and blogger behind the Hello Sandwich phenomenon.

The Tokyo-based artist, designer, blogger, author and former VOGUE Living graphic designer will talk about her career in craft and design.

For 11 years, Australian-born Bizys worked for VOGUE magazines. Her work in Japan has included book art direction, fashion website design and collaboration with famous Japanese brand mt masking tape. Bizys currently blogs for VOGUE Japan, hosts craft workshops and has just released her first Hello Sandwich Craft Book. She records her daily life in Japan on her hit blog Hello Sandwich.

In Ebony’s own words…"I love Japan, bento boxes, pantone 107.3 and metallic hologram foil, polka dots and plaid, Holbein gouache and fluoro pencils and I have a huge crush on Japanese artist Hiroshi Sugito. I would like to share with you some of the things that inspire me.…"

This is a unique opportunity for Brisbane's crafters to meet Ebony and take a look at her new book.

When: Friday 31 August 6-7.30pm
Where: Brisbane Square Library
How much: Free*

*Bookings essential

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