Hannah Höch (fan club)

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Hannah Höch (fan club)

Some mail artists add a stamp print to their mail art, saying 'Hannah Hoch Fan Club'.

Until I received these stamp prints I never had heard of this artist, who was born 1st of November 1889. She has been a collage / photomontage pioneer. She was part of the Dada movement and also became involved in the De Stijl art movement. 

For anyone who has a Hannah Höch Fan Club Stamp (and interested others, I haven't one), this group can be the place to share your thoughts and mail art, tributing to and/or inspired by Hannah Höch.

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Hannah Höch in books

Started by Heleen de Vaan. Last reply by claire humphrys-hunt Dec 4. 7 Replies

As Cascadia Artpost already suggested, there are great books which show the work, and sometimes personal photos, of Hannah Höch.I thought to start this blog post so that all of you/us can share the…Continue

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Carmen.

Started by Judith Dagan. Last reply by Carmen Kennedy Nov 6. 2 Replies

I am pleased you like the card... But the poor darling left Israel with…Continue

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Comment by Chorianopoulou Maria on November 22, 2019 at 6:47am

I am very happy you received Hannah's bday card dear Rosalie!!!

I sent cards to all...!

In my mail art blog "resistmailartfestival.blogspot.com" I opened a page for my incomimngs for Hannah's project...

Please visit here:

https://resistmailartfestival.blogspot.com/search/label/130%20YEARS...

Good morning to all of you from Greece...!!!

Love and peace and mail art!

Maria

Comment by Rosalie Gancie on November 22, 2019 at 4:20am

Received great HH Birthday cards from Judith Dagan and Maria Chorianopoulou. Computer troubles here so I hope this post shows up.

Comment by Rosalie Gancie on November 22, 2019 at 3:07am

Judy, I found this by accident tonight! Photos of Martha Beauvoisin Nougé of the Belgian Surrealists who appears in her husband Paul Nougé's surrealist photos. In any case, it's a new name for me to research. http://camarademocratica.blogspot.com/2011/04/paul-nouge.html and https://www.inner-magazines.com/music/a-surrealist-and-a-composer

Comment by Chorianopoulou Maria on November 19, 2019 at 9:39am

Mary Anne...

I like the idea to think of me like Ariadne...

To be honest I had a grandmother from Krete and a grandfather from Naxos...!!!

As I and my partner in life, we both like wine, now I see a relationship with Dionysos too...

You are amazing!!!

Never thought about the connection...!

Love

Maria

Comment by Mary Anne on November 19, 2019 at 12:09am

Another glimpse of the work in progress - I am planning a little photo book of images of the finished boxes.  This is to be the title page . . .

Comment by Mary Anne on November 18, 2019 at 11:53pm

dear birthday boxers.  Here are a couple of snaps of the inside of my 'work in progress' box.  Not much quite finished but gives an idea . . .

inside empty and . . .

inside full 

Comment by Mary Anne on November 18, 2019 at 3:01pm

Greetings Birthday Boxers.

I am still beavering away.  Made a start (at last) on prettifying my box and sorting out the contents.

I am still planning on mailing out a list of participants though it may not get done until after Christmas. 

This will have a complete list of everyone who 'signed up' to the project plus the best list I can manage of the unofficial participants; those who sent things to just one or two of the 'officials' without becoming too involved.  They deserve a credit I think.  So far I have four names there.  If anyone else has some unofficial contributors I would be happy to add them to the list (just for the sake of completeness).

Some people have hinted that they may continue to add to their box, which is good news for the promotion of Hannah's work, but I am not sure how that affects the documentation.  Perhaps we have reached the point where everyone will take the project off into their own domains?  I am in uncharted waters.

I am also still collating images of the finished (or near finished) boxes.  Any new pictures would be very useful . . .

I thought this would all be over early November but it looks as though our collective imagination has been given a good shove and it looks like I will still be shuffling about well into next year.

Yippee!

Comment by Mary Anne on November 17, 2019 at 2:03pm

I shall have to think of you as Ariadne from now on . . . 

Comment by Chorianopoulou Maria on November 17, 2019 at 11:13am

Dear Mary Anne, I'm just thinking...

My plans for June 2020 till September 2021 is to move to the Island of Naxos...Maybe I will stay there for the rest of my life, maybe not...I do not know what are the possibilities to make a mail art exhibition there...

Yesterday I went to the cinema to see the great Corean movie "Parasite".

At the entrance of the cinema there was an instalation on the ceiling with trestles and I thought it would be a nice idea to hang Hannah's presents there...

I started a conversation with the manager about mail art and the project and he was interested, planing the event on February or March 2020...

I know it sounds too much in a hurry but we just have some thoughts...

We will talk again about it...nothing is sure...Ι just wanted to share my thoughts with the Club...

Waiting for thoughts and advices

Maria xxx

Comment by Mary Anne on November 17, 2019 at 10:26am

Dear Maria, the Birthday box was done in such a wild rush - it would have been even better if we had given ourselves more time to send out invitations, spread the word, drum up enthusiasm in the furthest corners of the Eternal Network . . . 

An exhibition would be a great way to promote Hannah's work but it could keep until 2021 if you wanted a year off . . .

 

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