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Miss Helen is a prolific Sydney, NSW, Australia based artist and zinester, who has published notable one-off and seminal ongoing Australian zines, including [[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-?) and [[Fly away bird]] (2005-) under her the imprint Astro Press.
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Miss Helen is a prolific Sydney, NSW, Australia based artist and zinester, who has published notable one-off and influential ongoing Australian zines, including [[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-1999) and [[Fly away bird]] (2004-2013) under her the imprint Astro Press.
  
In addition to her zines Miss Helen writes a blog, designs knitting patterns, creates knitted cupcakes and animals, takes digital photographs and 'wears froofy dresses'.
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In addition to her zines Miss Helen designs knitting patterns, creates knitted cupcakes and animals, creates textile designs, works with The Rizzeria and 'wears froofy dresses'.
  
She is current studying towards a Bachelor of Design at COFA.
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==Exhibitions==
  
==Contact==
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'''2016'''
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* Ceramics collaboration with Cass Pomroy, exhibited in "Works Three Ways", Balmain Watch House.
  
Astro Press
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'''2015'''
 
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* Textile works included in "We Heart The Arts Fibre Fair" at Create or Die, Marrickville
P.O. Box 730
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* 'Iridescent Jubilee', Waverley Library Galleries, solo show, installation.  
 
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Sutherland NSW 1499
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AUSTRALIA
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miss.helen at gmail.com
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==Exhibitions==
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'''2009'''
 
'''2009'''
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==Bibliography==
 
==Bibliography==
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*[[Iridescent Jubilee]] (2015)
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*[[Lollyweeds]] (2014)
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*[[L94 La Perouse to Circular Quay : adventures in public transport]] (2014)
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*[[Super Cute Tiny Animals #1, Mamamals]] (2014)
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*[[Little Rituals]] (2013)
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*[[Doily]] (2013)
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*[[A lovely spinster's winter annual]] (2010) 
 
*Contributor to [[Kiddi spitt]] (2008), along with Sarah "Rah Rah" Shanahoy, Kalindy, Chrisboy and Shelagh.
 
*Contributor to [[Kiddi spitt]] (2008), along with Sarah "Rah Rah" Shanahoy, Kalindy, Chrisboy and Shelagh.
 
*[[The revenge of Le Petite Bakery]] (2008-)
 
*[[The revenge of Le Petite Bakery]] (2008-)
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*[[Rollermâche]] (August 2007), ABC Kids
 
*[[Rollermâche]] (August 2007), ABC Kids
 
*[[Tractation on being a single sheila]] (August 2007)
 
*[[Tractation on being a single sheila]] (August 2007)
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*[[Le Petit Bakery]] (2007)
 
*[[10:01]] (December 2006)
 
*[[10:01]] (December 2006)
 
*[[The bubbles pop]] (Winter 2006)
 
*[[The bubbles pop]] (Winter 2006)
 
*[[The Little Golden Book of Angst]] (2006)
 
*[[The Little Golden Book of Angst]] (2006)
 
*'My Blythe girls', in [[A Pocket Full of Posies]] (October 2006) edited by [[Maddy Phelan]], Melisa Tomkins and Carla Velasquez Uzbeaga.
 
*'My Blythe girls', in [[A Pocket Full of Posies]] (October 2006) edited by [[Maddy Phelan]], Melisa Tomkins and Carla Velasquez Uzbeaga.
*[[Fly away bird]] (2005-; 6 issues)
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*[[Fly away bird]] (2005-2013; 8 (?) issues)
 
*[[Secret agent chicken]] (2001-?)
 
*[[Secret agent chicken]] (2001-?)
 
*[[Astrogulch]] (c. 1997) - 'limited edition poster zine'.
 
*[[Astrogulch]] (c. 1997) - 'limited edition poster zine'.
*[[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-?)
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*[[Astro Gurrl]] (1996-1999 - 26(?) issues)
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
*[http://www.spycore.net/wordpress/ Miss Helen's website]
 
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/spycore Miss Helen's flickr]
 
*[http://www.flickr.com/photos/spycore Miss Helen's flickr]
  
 
[[Category:Zinester|Helen]] [[Category:Australian Zinesters|Helen]] [[Category:Artist|Helen]]
 
[[Category:Zinester|Helen]] [[Category:Australian Zinesters|Helen]] [[Category:Artist|Helen]]

Revision as of 00:22, 2 January 2017

Miss Helen is a prolific Sydney, NSW, Australia based artist and zinester, who has published notable one-off and influential ongoing Australian zines, including Astro Gurrl (1996-1999) and Fly away bird (2004-2013) under her the imprint Astro Press.

In addition to her zines Miss Helen designs knitting patterns, creates knitted cupcakes and animals, creates textile designs, works with The Rizzeria and 'wears froofy dresses'.

Exhibitions

2016

  • Ceramics collaboration with Cass Pomroy, exhibited in "Works Three Ways", Balmain Watch House.

2015

  • Textile works included in "We Heart The Arts Fibre Fair" at Create or Die, Marrickville
  • 'Iridescent Jubilee', Waverley Library Galleries, solo show, installation.

2009

Betrayal/Three Miss Helens, March 2009, Old Allan's Cake Shop, Tiny Stadiums Festival, Erskinville.

  • A mixed media collaboration with artist, Hiromi Tango.
  • Hosted in a pink abandoned bakery in the heart of Erskinville.

2007

Zine factory, 18 August - 14 October, 2007, Lewers House, Penrith Regional Gallery & The Lewer Bequest

  • The exhibition featured an installation work by Miss Helen 'Girls Room', and another by Leigh Rigozzi, as well as an exhibition of historic Australian zines, curated by Glenn Barkley. The Spring Zine Fair, 1 September, 10am-5pm, was held in conjunction with the exhibition.

Le Petite Bakery, Don't Look Gallery, Dulwich Hill, 2007.

  • Knitted cupcakes and other baked goods. Has since toured to other galleries such as Hazelhurst Regional Gallery.

2004

2004: Australian Culture Now: Networked

  • The exhibition featured a survey of online art, and included spycore.net, Miss Helen's personal blog. [catalogue page online]

Bibliography

External Links