Conceptual Mail Art Projects


Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. 

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Latest Activity: Oct 19, 2018

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Me Mail Art

Started by John Gayer. Last reply by Carolyn Cline Feb 24, 2018. 3 Replies

It seems - before mail artists played with/challenged the world's postal systems - there was W. Reginald Bray (1879-1939). An accountant, Bray took the British postal service to task and posted all…Continue

Proposed Project: Clone Me From a Hair

Started by Carolyn Cline Dec 25, 2017. 0 Replies

According to …Continue

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Comment by John Gayer on October 19, 2018 at 17:09

This A6 (postcard size) extra thick paper card purchased at HEMA as part of a pack of 50 such cards (KAARTEN extra dik papier; CARTES paper extra épais; KARTEN extra dickes Papier; TARJETAS papel extra grueso) functioned as a template to hand cut 35 other cards out of a sheet of synthetic material...This

Comment by Carolyn Cline on August 2, 2018 at 22:37

We’re collaborating, John.

Comment by John Gayer on August 2, 2018 at 19:28

Today, I thought about making some mail art.

Comment by Bruno Cassaglia on March 30, 2018 at 23:23
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Comment by Bruno Cassaglia on January 16, 2018 at 0:16
Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on November 21, 2017 at 10:47
Download the RED LION
 print it in A4 landscape size
ADD your contribution
please stamp and outline must remain red
sign it and send (please no registered mail) to: 
via Cavallotti 83 B 
I-30171 Venezia Mestre
Comment by Tom Hilgartner on November 14, 2017 at 22:31

I propose a variation of the standard add/alter/pass mail art project. This one will be a subtract/maintain/keep mail art project. Here's how it works:

When you are about to send someone a piece of mail art, Subtract one element of the artwork, Maintain the artwork in that condition, and Keep it. 

Comment by John Gayer on November 11, 2017 at 9:05


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