FOSSIL FUELS - Book Launch and Exhibition

Lloyd Stubber

Not unlike the Silverstone Classic or the Historic Grand Prix of Monaco, the Phillip Island Classic in Victoria represents Australia’s premier racing festival for historic cars. Each autumn, racing and motoring enthusiasts travel from around Australia to the Phillip Island Circuit, which is perched on the southern coastline of the small landmass that gives the track its name, around two hours southeast from Melbourne by car. Historic vehicles – ranging from sedans and sports cars to open-wheelers – compete across several categories, and while competition is enthusiastic, the event is hinged on the adage that ‘the cars are the stars’ rather than the drivers.

Young Melbourne-based photographer Lloyd Stubber has been accompanying his father Ray, uncle Paul and sister Marlo to Phillip Island to document the race, its enthusiasts and his family’s place in it over the last three years. Fossil Fuels serves as a repository for these images. Shot between 2013 and 2015, the photographs that populate Stubber’s fourth publication not only speak of the action and aesthetics of old-school racing – the blazing paint jobs, brash slogans and exacting attention to detail – but of the various subcultures and family histories that inhabit it. Co-published by Perimeter Editions and Bloom Publishing.



This 48 page, offset printed, 24 x 16.5cm, hardcover title is released as an edition of 500 and is co-published by Perimeter Editions and Bloom Publishing.

Perth Book Launch & Exhibition
Apropos Provisional
Friday, October 30th 6 - 9 pm
(Exhibition runs thereafter until Sunday November 1st)
267 Hay St, Subiaco WA 6008

Signed editions will also be available on the night and available for pre-order and wholesale via Perimeter Books.


Alan Lamb
The Music of Chaos
Exhibition / installation

Exhibition runs August 25—31, 2015
Rear Window Contemporary
267 Hay Street, Subiaco

Opening night artist talk + demonstration
August 25, 2015
6pm—9pm / Talk commences at 7pm
Free entry

Presented by Tura New Music, Serve Service and Rear Window Contemporary.
(more info here)


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