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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Thank you soooo much Lynne!
You will receive soon something! :)))
I'm so thankfull to everyone who wants to participate. The kids are making their postcard and are very excited too to send them to 'somebody' in the world. Imagine how curious they are...
I have already like 14 lovely people who wants to participate in this. I need still a lot more of interested folks!
Who wants to join us... LAST CALL....and fridayevening the 15th of october I need all the adresses! I'm hoping to get for evey child another destination!...HELP US to spread the art of the kids in the world!

WELCOME!!!
and hugs
Kathy and her 40 kids! :)
Adding my address here too:

Katerina Nikoltsou
Glinou 20 Harilaou
Thessaloniki 54249 GREECE
oooooh, so nice Katerina!
Thanks a lot!
ευχαριστίες
Count me in ...

Penelope Harris
434 East 16th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Canada V5T 2T9
I'll do soo! Thanks Penelope!!!
Dear Kathy, Have received a lovely card from Michelle Celis. She hasn't left me much room on the reverse to add very much, but I will do so anyway, AND I'll send her a card of my own with some information about where I live. Tell Michelle that is she would like to continue this visual exchange in the future that I'd be very pleased to continue swapping cards with her. Bedankt, Val
Oh, thanks to let me know this.
Don't forget, this is a project with kids of only 6-8 years old. I want to let them know mail-art and how it works, they are still very young but this way of making art is fascinating for them too! So, Valentine, if Michelle will like it in the future we will see. I want to thank you for doiing this and to help the kids showing them what mail-art is! Merci beaucoup! Kathy
Hi Kathy, I have kept my cards very simple indeed --one is a collage of animals, maps and a picture of me. It has about 6 words on it, en Flaams, about my cats. On the other, I've added a few small drawings in the style of a 6-8 year old (because that's about my drawing level!). I think it should be OK. let me know if Michelle likes it or not? Goede weekend, Val
Yipppppieeee!!! Thank you so much Lauriana!
Thans to add me on your project! Beautiful idea involve kids in art...
Thanks in advance if you want to send me something for my NO OIL IN ABRUZZO!
My address:
MAURA DI GIULIO
VIA SANT'ANTONIO 22
66020 POLLUTRI (CH)
ITALIA

At the same address you can involve my nice if you want, I'm introducing her in mail art and she is always looking in her mailbox!!!

RACHELE CHEYENNE TONELLI
VIA SANT'ANTONIO 22
66020 POLLUTRI (CH)
ITALIA

Good luck with your project, tell me what nation do you need I can ask to my mail art friends!

Maura
You and your nice are in it, very nice to join us...you will like it...I HOPE! :)
Hugs Kathy

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