Little Big Stories - Stories on a small scale

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Little Big Stories - Stories on a small scale

Can you tell a story in words and pictures and fit it on a postcard? If so Westminster Library Service want to see your stories for display in Pimlico library! 

Website: http://wcclibraries.wordpress.com/2011/02/04/little-big-stories-a-mail-art-call/
Location: Pimlico Library, Westminster
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Latest Activity: Aug 5, 2016

I'm running a mailart show with Westminster Libraries in London, for a display in Pimlico library from March 25, 2011, so the deadline for this call is March 11th. The works will be on the walls for 2 weeks or so.

What we want is postcard sized (up to A5 should be fine - feel free to interpret this as you wish) stories from mailartists, comics creators and anyone else who can tell a story. The works will go up on the walls of the library as a backdrop to talks by comics creators and artists, and I may even do a talk about mailart.

Ultimately, the idea is to produce a book of all the stories which will go on the shelves of Pimlico library, so your stories will be immortalised, but this isn't yet confirmed. 

We'd love to get as many Little Big stories as possible, so if you intend to send us one, or want to swap some ideas, drop in and lets talk!

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What are the specifications for the show?

Started by andytgeezer. Last reply by andytgeezer Feb 11, 2011. 3 Replies

Theme: Postcard sized graphic stories Format: You can submit as many pieces as you like for the show, to be sent in the post, A5 or below in size if possible (that bit is pretty open to…Continue

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Comment by Louise Kiner on April 18, 2011 at 3:13pm
It must be taking a world tour via the Postal Services. Lol!
Do you want me to send you a file of it? At least it could get posted. Anyway, thanks for letting me know, Andy. Cheers.
Comment by andytgeezer on April 18, 2011 at 2:57pm

Hey Louise, I haven't yet seen your piece in the post sadly. I'll keep looking for it. 

 

All pieces received now scanned and up on my flickr at http://www.flickr.com/photos/andytgeezer/sets/72157625848498925/ (that's 171 pieces!)

 

Photos to follow soon!

 

http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/libraries/news/graphic/

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 16, 2011 at 8:59pm
Thanks. I'm glad you like it. Actually, your pretty amazing yourself as this show must be a huge undertaking to organize. My regret is that I can't check it out in person- too far to walk to;)
Thanks again for letting me know.
Comment by andytgeezer on March 16, 2011 at 8:22pm
Dewi - your package of Little Big Stories arrived yesterday! You are amazing!
Comment by Louise Kiner on March 16, 2011 at 6:47pm

Alright, here it is. Good luck with your show. It looks like it's going to be great!

Comment by Louise Kiner on March 16, 2011 at 4:55pm
Thank you, Andy! I will do that shortly:)
Comment by andytgeezer on March 16, 2011 at 4:51pm
H Louise - I think your piece may have arrived yesterday (We're still being deluged!) but I haven't got around to scanning them yet. Hopefully should have an update for you tonight. If you have a scan though, post it up here and I can verify if I've seen it
Comment by Louise Kiner on March 16, 2011 at 4:45pm
Hi Andy,
It looks as if my piece got lost in the "Postal Aether". I did scan it before I sent it off. Would you still like a copy of it?
Comment by andytgeezer on March 14, 2011 at 11:12pm
Hi Jenny

If you send it and it gets to us before Thursday we may be able to add it to the show

If it arrives layer, the show runs for a month but may still squeeze in for the last week. Send it and see!
Comment by Jenny England on March 14, 2011 at 10:52pm

Hi Andy

I have finally done spomething for this but I think I have missed the deadline. Can I still send it or keep it for later?

 

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