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Life and Works of Robot Wireless

Brou Ha Ha, Sydney 1980

As great works of art go, they don't get much slighter than this. "Life and Works of Robot Wireless" was more an excercise in printing than writing. I had the opportunity to use the photo-typesetting and printing equipment at Planet Press / Craft Press in Spring Hill In the late 70s. This enabled me to learn typesetting, film and plate making, running an offset press, and trimming up the product with a guillotine. I used some comments by Edgar Degas (noted for his pompous misanthropy) and interpolated a few odd pictures in an edition of 100 copies. That's Edgar himself in a top hat on the cover. Elements which were interesting at the time were the notions of flame underwater and the character "Nobody Believed Her".