Hello mail-art friends,

 

I'm a teacher in an academy of arts in Belgium (Antwerp) and I'm planning to make with the kids (between 6 and 8 years) postcards to send through the wide world. It's to introduce them into another world of art, a form that isn't very commun for kids if they think about art.

The plan is that they will draw draw on one side on the half of the postcard their home/house/ place where they are living and that they leave the other half blank to let fill it up by another person out of another country, a mail-artist. Anyway, the mail-artist could create a drawing or collage or whatever onto the drawing of the child...and doing the same as the kid did on his card : drawing your place/house. that way the artist and the child will create a little neighbourhood with their two houses...will bring two cultures together on a card...and most of all : this action is something very new for the kids and they will be very surprised to see the result.

 

Who wants to participate in this? Just leave me a message if you want so.

I'm searching like 40 artists, one for every child.

 

The most important thing is that you will do something on the card of the kid and that it will come back to the kid. I promise you enough pic's of all the results and lots of feedback!

Would be pleased to hear you!

***Kathy

 

 

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Linda...so glad you found my call. You are just in time. Tommorrow every kid of my second class will send their card, so you are IN it!
Your adress...that's USA no?
THAAAAAAAANKS girl!
Yes, Kathy, my address is USA...sorry I didn't include that!
Sorry voor de late reactie Kathy,

Natuurlijk kun je een van de kinderen een kaartje laten sturen, en het komt zeker terug.

groeten,

Ruud
Dank hoor Ruud!
Weldra zal je een kaart toegestuurd krijgen!
Groetjes,
Kathy
i'm in

Rm 1823 Ching Yu house
Ching Ho Est
Sheung Shui N.T.
Hong Kong
Thanks Suet!!!!!
I got one from Arne, and the card is on the way back! Couldn't get my scanner to work though, so I couldn't post a picture. Thanks, Arne!!!
oooh, he will be glad!!! He was full of nerves last wednesday... I will take pics of it...and send you, post here, whatever!
Hope you liked it to do this!
Received Lyo's Postcard a while back-great use of texture and collage! Made a conceptual collage of my log cabin and oak trees, will be mailing back asap! here are some front and back pics:



some of the paper was coming off when I received it, so reattached it for them...didn't want them to lose during mailing...
wonderful Laura!!! The adress of Lyo you are searching for that? You pasted your adress on that of her :) Here it is : Thonetlaan 106, 2050 Antwerpen , Belgium .
You made a lovely little add to it! Thank you so much Laura! YOu can expect from me one too! ;)
LOL!!! I realized I had covered the address......silly me....I have it all ready now to send back so hopefully it will make it through the mail!!
Laura, I know thaty way of being silly...happy us, silly we! :)))) don't matter, everything falls into his place whenever, I'm very thankfull to you! Hugs! Kathy

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