2014 November 1
Get it right here, direct from the author. Prices include postage.
2014 October 1
Don’t forget you can buy the book right here The short version at 1:02 Or the more immersive longer one at 4:42
2014 September 24
I had a great chat with Corey Hague from ABC Central Victoria this morning. Click through to the post itself so you can click on this link.
2014 July 23
I’m in Trouble, via an article by Klare Lanson. Click through to the post itself so you can click on this link.
2014 July 20
I live in the gold rush town of Castlemaine, Australia, with my partner Cathy Parry (of Industrial Sewing Workshop) and our two young sons. I’ve been an architect since I was 12. I’m now 40 years old. This architect thing is really starting to grow on me. For the last year, I’ve finally been practicing under my […]
2014 July 14
A concertina picture book by Chris Guest. 48 full colour pages, wordless, 19 x 27 cm Floating Horizon offers people of all ages some time to recharge. It will lift you up, and ground you at the same time. Again and again and again. Across a single continuously evolving hand-drawn image, there is an abundance […]
2014 July 1
FLOATING HORIZON, a graphic novel by Chris Guest, is available in Castlemaine & Melbourne bookshops. You can buy online if you’re elsewhere. VICTORIA: ALBERT PARK – Avenue Bookstore BRUNSWICK – Brunswick Bound CARLTON NORTH - The Little Bookroom CASTLEMAINE – Stonemans Bookroom ELSTERNWICK - Avenue Bookstore FITZROY – Brunswick Street Store MELBOURNE – The Little Bookroom MELBOURNE – Metropolis […]
2014 March 3
This is what 2000 copies of FLOATING HORIZON looks like when it lands. Nearly 1 tonne worth. Oh the irony.
2014 March 1
EMPTY your mind. In my case by quitting my full time job due to frustration, with no idea whatsoever of an alternative. NURTURE a good idea. I felt I’d failed in my final year of studying Architecture to fully express my thoughts of what was wrong with our cities. These issues came flooding out once […]
2014 February 2
The launch went well. I was madly signing and chatting for a good 3 hours. It was held at Lot19, an art space here in Castlemaine. I chose this over a bookstore as I wanted to see my large print hung in an unbroken run. Don’t despair if you missed it, I’ve got an inkling […]
2014 February 1
It’s very important to remember the secondary costs when doing a crowd funding campaign! Here you see about 80% of the purchases ready for the post-person. 150 or so packages that came to $1100, plus GST of course : ) There’s also the four whole days it took me to reconcile, make postage boxes from […]
2014 January 1
I raised all of the money to print my first book at Australian based crowd funding platform Pozible. I was able to then add a bit more cash to make the print run larger and significantly lower the unit cost of the book. The original campaign can be found here.
2013 April 3
Drawing is brain exercise. As I fill up my brain with lots of stuff, it expands a little bit. I then let thousands and thousands of words worth of numbers, colours, forms, and actions, out onto the page. They can there be absorbed by somebody else’s brain, in a clearer, developed, more amenable form. My […]