Utopian Slumps: The Collingwood Years is a retrospective publication documenting the exhibitions and events that took place during the gallery's non-profit years from 2007 to 2009.

Designed by Chase & Galley, the publication includes artist pages from Amber Wallis, Brendan Huntley, The Changes, Damp, Dan Moynihan, Jake Walker, Mark Rodda, Ry Haskings and Tristan Ceddia. The visual content is interspersed with texts from curators and arts writers including an interview between Hannah Mathews and Melissa Loughnan, a short story from Amanda Maxwell, and essays from Amelia Douglas, Andrew Gaynor & Emma Langride, Helen Hughes, Rebecca Coates, Phip Murray, Rosemary Forde, Dunja Rmandic & Nella Thermelios and Meredith Turnbull. 

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Editorial team: Melissa Loughnan, Helen Hughes, Thomas Jeppe & Chris Barton 
Design: Chase & Galley 
Publisher: Utopian Slumps 
224 pages, 25 x 17.5 x 2.5cm, colour, hard cover cloth bound 
Edition of 2000


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