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If you needed further proof that art loves nothing more than flogging a dead horse, the Melbourne Art Book Fair was a 3-day event of evidence.At a time of rapid decline in book sales and the closure of much loved local book stores the world over, a new mode of doing business with books has emerged.
The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) hosted the Melbourne Art Book Fair over the weekend, 49 individual booths sharing their love of paper and ink.Every hot young creative enterprise now needs a publishing arm, along with a DJ set ready to plug in, a curatorial dream project to co-produce with an arts organisation near you, the skills to edit a feature length investigative documentary for an International Film Festival and an app in development.We’ve got to divest our skill sets in a number of creative ventures and hope one hits pay dirt.YOU get to find out what this person is all about, and see how compatible the two of you are. YOU make the decision if you would like to see that person again. So now you can see why Speed Dating is so popular and effective here in Melbourne.