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Discussion on China and mail art to and from China. How will we achieve that we can echange our mail art with chinese mail artists and get also chinese mail to us?

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thank you, my mailart friend!

Started by Mao Huan (lazybunny). Last reply by Chorianopoulou Maria Jun 8. 1 Reply

Hi, all my dear mailart friends!thanks for all your participant in my mailart call 121.48°E, when i first know mailart i fell in love with it and started my first mailart call, i don't know if this…Continue

Tags: 121.48°E, mailart, China, shanghai, Amo

project121.48°E

Started by Mao Huan (lazybunny). Last reply by Mao Huan (lazybunny) Mar 3, 2011. 6 Replies

hello friendswith the project goes on, i will keep in putting the mailarts i get for the project on the mailattack website.you could look the…Continue

Tags: 上海, mailattack, 邮件艺术, shanghai, project

Sent to China

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Feb 6, 2011. 10 Replies

Photos of Mail-Art sent to ChinaContinue

Received from China

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Feb 6, 2011. 6 Replies

Photos of Mail-Art received from China

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Comment by ejva:nsva on December 19, 2010 at 4:21pm

thankyou, eduardo!

(tho i must say i only put it through the photoshopper!)

Comment by Eduardo Cardoso on December 19, 2010 at 4:06pm

Beautiful image!

Comment by ejva:nsva on December 19, 2010 at 1:46pm

("i want to try.....MAIL ART!")

Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 19, 2010 at 9:59am

Received mail-art from Shaghai - China yesterday! Will document soon!

 

Ruud

Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 16, 2010 at 7:58pm

Great!

 

Let the mail-art flow to the address!

Comment by ejva:nsva on December 16, 2010 at 1:08pm

i've finally posted my Chinese address in the discussion. excitedly await arrivals and will keep the group posted on what makes it here.

i'm interested to see if they'll let more experimental things make it to me. perhaps some could send handmade envelope/postcard, over/undersized, or otherwise curiously presented items (just dashing off something quick for the sake of experiment, so time and labour isn't much lost if it doesn't arrive).

 

i sent out batch 2 yesterday of "outbound" Mail Attack. it was Songjiang's first snow, so everyone was feeling a bit whimsical. they let everything pass, including a squished and decorated candy box. wonder how far the snow-struck glee will carry it....?

 

best to all,

ejva

 

 

Comment by ejva:nsva on December 15, 2010 at 11:47am

chinese/elsewhere themed mail-art event & exhibition:

http://iuoma-network.ning.com/events/reflectrefract-1

 

(....participate)?

 

Amo, i wonder if we could dovetail these mailart projects in Shanghai, or (and) if you know Chinese mailartists who would take part?

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 13, 2010 at 8:28am
Comment by ejva:nsva on December 8, 2010 at 12:13pm
took my first batch of mailings to the post today, to see what Songjiang, China would allow me to send.

here is a detail of the various things sent, and the outcome:

decorated envelopes:
PASS!
painted, with stickers, with 2-D collage.

'readymades' (quick postcards made from printed cardboard etc): FAIL!
there was a fair amount of affable bewilderment as all the postal workers passed them around and examined them. finally after much conferring amongst themselves, the lass at the counter painstakingly spelled out for me 'this is not a postcard'. not wishing to quibble semantics over 'post' and 'card', i put them in the crisp white envelope they provided.

after the readymades failed, i rightly guessed that anything more experimental wouldn't have a chance. the 3-D collage, resealable packagings stuffed with other stuff, and all other attempts to improvise a postcard were committed to envelope. one of them, featuring a dead insect, was refused in all forms.

summarily, it seems that one can decorate their mail as much as they wish, provided it's on a 'proper, official' (ie retail) postcard or envelope.

my next plan of Mail Attack is to purchase commercially-made postcards and see how far i can get away with altering them. i'll also try a post station downtown - this one is on the outskirts of the city, and i'm curious if location will make a difference.

please give me a comment if you'd like me to mail you something in experiment round 2!
Comment by Samuel Montalvetti on December 1, 2010 at 2:17am


Ahora que dicen que tenemos buenas relaciones comerciales con CHINA, veremos que ocurre, Salud!
 

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