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This is group for all general Mail-Art Projects. Includes a link to a blog where 99 authors publish their projects. Want to see all projects: follow the link for Website.

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Website: http://mailartprojects.blogspot.com/
Location: Worldwide
Members: 346
Latest Activity: 3 hours ago

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Library Love Mail Art

Started by sugarfig. Last reply by Viviana Andrada on Thursday. 4 Replies

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a message to you, wherever you are by Mykel Boyd

Started by Mykel Boyd. Last reply by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet Mar 13. 1 Reply

a message to you, wherever you are by Mykel BoydA mail art project for 2015.No deadline, project is long term.What I need from you: Send me a postcard, size 4”x6” Something you created, a photo,…Continue

LEONE ROSSO red lion LION ROUGE Roter Löwe

Started by TIZIANA BARACCHI. Last reply by TIZIANA BARACCHI Feb 18. 2 Replies

Scarica il LEONE ROSSOstampa in A4 orizzontaleaggiungi un tuo interventofirma e invia (non raccomandata prego) a:Download, print it, A4 landscape size,ADD your contribution,sign it and send (please…Continue

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Gabriela Mistral y Violeta Parra Mail-Art Project

Started by Nat Gaete May 28, 2015. 0 Replies

Gabriela Mistral y Violeta Parra Revista digital  El Síndrome de Stendhal , Lilith Libros y Espacio Cultural Violeta, invitan a participar en el proyecto de mail-art  basado  en las más famosas y…Continue

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Comment by Linda Pelati yesterday

I'm grateful for introducing me to this artist who I did not know. Very interesting! I'll participate and send my work...

Comment by Ruud Janssen yesterday

Comment by Ruud Janssen yesterday

Dear artists! 

 

Invite you to project "Velimir Khlebnikov. Visual Poetry"

 

Deadline:  20 Mai, 2017

Technique and size: free. No return

For project please send me all postal objects that deal with any technique.

At the end of the project all participants will be sent electronic certificate. Please indicate your name, surname, e-mail and postal addresses on the envelope or on the flip side of the post card.

 

Send your card to:

Alevtina Grinmiris

Turku 22-2-69

Saint-Petersburg, 192241

Russia

mailartrussia@gmail.com

 

The Exhibition will be held in June 2017

Russian Federation,

Novgorod Region, the village Ruch’i

Museum of Velimir Khlebnikov

 

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____________________

Have a nice day!

 

Alevtina Nikonova

Mail-artist

 

ul. Turku 22-2-69

Saint-Petersburg

192241

Russia

 

mailartrussia@gmail.com

Comment by renata di palma on Saturday

International Mail Art Call " Roald Dahl 1916-2016"

100 years from his birth, we want to honour the great author ROALD DAHL, known worldwide by children of all ages. His stories are full of humour, ironical, poetical, surrealistic, wry, in a word DADA!

Many movies were inspired by his books and novels.

To know more about his bibliography and works: www.roalddahl.com

Please inform about the project teachers, parents, schoolchildren, students you may know. My own school, where i teach,  is involved and we are looking forward to receive a lot of contributions, there will be eventually exhibitions and events in schools, library, etc.

Therefore...send your works to:

Renata di Palma

via della Villa 52

38123 Trento

Italy

or:

Scuola Primaria U. Moggioli

Plesso di Povo

via dei Rivi

38123 Trento

Italy

Send postcards, max A4, free tecniques, name and address, email or Fb , title.

Deadline June 2017

Comment by Ruud Janssen on Friday

 

Hello photographers and artists!

 

1st Santos Photo World June 23, 24 and 25, 2017  - DEADLINE to send your photos  May 31, 2017.

 

Subscribe via email: spwparticip@gmail.com and then send us your printed photo. Tam: 20x30 cm

Introduction

The first international exhibition  “Santos Photo World” will have “Portraits of the World” as its subject and is set to happen on June 2017.

As the own name says itself, the event is a big exhibition formed by photographs of people around the world, including Brazil.

The goal is bring to the public from our city the culture and scenery diversity represented in portraits of people taken around the world.

Calling

 

You’re kindly invited to join our exhibition that is set to happen on June, 2017 in the historical city Santos, Brazil (the largest port in Latin America).

The exhibition will last three days and include music and dance presentations.

Also, a big divulgation on media and a large public and visibility is expected.

 

Subject: “PORTRAIT”, can be photos of a single person or groups, where expressions, look, vesture and adornment are valued.

You have total freedom, your photos can be taken spantaneously or in directed sessions or performances.

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Tecnic: photographs with color or balck and white, portrait or landscape format on 20x30cm size. Each participant can send 3 photographs.

The photographs can be taken from all kinds of cameras: analog, digital or smartphone, no rules. Add the photographer name and the place from where it was taken, your e-mail address and Facebook profile. Don’t fold and if possible place the content between a thick paper to protect during the transport.

The author or person who send the photos will also be responsible to collect the authorization of image rights of the portrayed person.

The organization understands that every photo sent has the permission to be promoted on internet, exhibition and other communication channels.

 

As we receive the photos, we will publish them on our Facebook Page “Santos Photo World”.

No jury, no return.

Would be a pleasure if you can to invite your friends to join this project. Please, spread the word.

 

Please, send your photos to:

Santos Photo World

A/C Roberto Strauss

Rua Domingos José Martins 193 / Vila São Jorge – Santos SP Brasil / CEP: 11085-800

 

Contact:

Email: organizaspw@gmail.com       homepage: http://bit.ly/2fJMMGB

Press:pressspw@gmail.com

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 26, 2016 at 4:18pm

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 26, 2016 at 7:05am

Hello Artist,

I am currently holding a mail art call for everyone all over the world to join in. Early next year through Spring I will be exhibiting the art that I receive to local libraries and other artisan fairs in my area, Ontario Canada. Specific dates are to be determined. 

I kindly ask all participants to make a handmade bookmark or tag that is inspired by your favorite book.

It can be your favorite book as a child or as an adult, Or even both.

You can use any style, any genre, any theme, any size. any author. You are also welcome to send as many as you wish. As long as there is a hole punch at the top and a small space on the back that states your name and where you are from. 

Please send to:

Erin Young

P.o.Box 7146

Innisfil, Ontario

L9S 1A9 

Canada

Also if you could state somewhere on the envelope that it is for the Mail Art Call, "Bookmarks & Tags"

I will post all received art to the I.U.O.M.A website as well as Instagram.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 25, 2016 at 6:54pm

Post–truth

 

Introduction:

The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.

 Post-truth has been nominated as the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2016 and is an adjective defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’. 

[ref: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/word-of-the-year/word-of-the-year...]

 

Other words which were shortlisted were,

adulting nouninformal

The practice of behaving in a way characteristic of a responsible adult, especially the accomplishment of mundane but necessary tasks.’,

alt-right noun

An ideological grouping associated with extreme conservative or reactionary viewpoints, characterized by a rejection of mainstream politics and by the use of online media to disseminate deliberately controversial content.’,

Brexiteer noun, informal

A person who is in favour of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union.’,

coulrophobia noun Extreme or irrational fear of clowns’,

glass  cliff noun

Used with reference to a situation in which a woman or member of a minority group ascends to a leadership position in challenging circumstances where the risk of failure is high.’

woke adjective, US informal

[originally in African-American usage] Alert to injustice in society, especially racism.’

Project Brief:

It is clear that this selection of words represent a certain mood within society both within Europe and America, and is a representation of the increased sense of unease in the world. 

The question for this Mail-Art project is what does the word ‘Post-truth’ represent? 

Answers on a post-card please to this address:

The Smallprint Company
2-3 Friary Street
Derby DE1 1JF
United Kingdom

Medium/technique: Any
Size: A5 (148 x 210) or A6 (105 x 148mm)
No returns
Deadline : 1st September 2017
notes: please include name, email, website and physical address with your submitted work. However, this is not mandatory and of course you may remain anonymous if you so choose.

All works received will be exhibited at the Smallprint Company gallery in October 2017.

Chris Barker
The Smallprint Company

chris@smallprintcompany.co.uk

www.smallprintcompany.co.uk

Comment by Ruud Janssen on November 16, 2016 at 7:03am

My name is Karen Milszeski, I was a volunteer at Gallery 325 which was in the house of Marilyn Dammann ( Shadow Works). The gallery closed this year and a great deal of the mail art she had received is being cataloged at the Calumet Art Center up in the Keweenaw peninsula. The director of the center Ed Gray was a dear friend of Marilyn's. After we get the mail art cataloged we will have a monthly show of the mail art that she received either by artist or by the calls for art. We were wondering if anyone out there has any of Marilyn's mail art that she created to be added to what we have. Your response would be appreciated. Message me on Facebook or email sidnawbooks@yahoo.com. Check out The Calumet art Center on Facebook or web page. Thanks for your time. Karen

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on November 10, 2016 at 5:04pm
 
 
 

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