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Mail-Art Projects List

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.

Please only comments about mail-art projects or announcements. Other comments will be removed.

Website: http://mailartprojects.blogspot.com/
Location: Worldwide
Members: 370
Latest Activity: on Friday

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Discussion Forum

Let’s recycle our paper bags!

Started by Eric Bruth. Last reply by Fleur Helsingor May 24. 3 Replies

'How Unreal the Past Seems'

Started by Jeremy Gluck. Last reply by Patricio - The Celestial Scribe Mar 27. 5 Replies

Open Call for Mail Art - Artistic Project

Started by Lucas Rossi. Last reply by Maria José Silva - Mizé Mar 17. 8 Replies

David Bowie Mailart Call

Started by Scott Thomson. Last reply by Maria José Silva - Mizé Mar 12. 5 Replies

BeastField.Com

Started by Julia Carpenter Mar 12. 0 Replies

Library Love Mail Art

Started by sugarfig. Last reply by Viviana Andrada Dec 1, 2016. 3 Replies

LEONE ROSSO red lion LION ROUGE Roter Löwe

Started by TIZIANA BARACCHI. Last reply by TIZIANA BARACCHI Feb 18, 2016. 2 Replies

1914 2014 : RESIST 100 YEARS of WARS

Started by Guido Vermeulen. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Sep 26, 2014. 56 Replies

Seeking mail art in support of IROM SHARMILA CHANU

Started by Guido Vermeulen. Last reply by Guido Vermeulen Apr 11, 2014. 1 Reply

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Comment by Fleur Helsingor on September 9, 2011 at 4:25am

Val, I was able to nab the Pfyn postcard template, and I can mail it to you if you wish. There is a LOT of boilerplate copy on the template. It's handy that the address is in place, but there's a lot of other stuff, too.

That said, I have to admit that I agree with you. I also think that it would be more interesting to let artists send in whatever they like.

I think that it's OK to specify that the works should be a certain size --- or to be no larger than an A4 sheet, for example --- but why do we have to use a template with a lot of boilerplate stuff on it? 

Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on September 8, 2011 at 10:31am

Re Pfyn: I don't have the Zipp programme necessary to download the postcard template, and ain't going to buy it just to download it. Has anyone any bright, non-technological ideas as to how I might get it? On second thoughts don't bother with that question, and instead just think about this one:

What on earth has happened to male Mail Art so complicated? Why do we have to download templates etc? Why can't we just send a postcard to the Pfyn folk? (The most complex Mail Art project I came across was for the secret exchange in Australia. You had to provide so many details -- mother's place of birth, size of bicycle wheels, inside leg measurement, what the dog ate for breakfast, etc -- in a series of sealed envelopes, that i thought 'Stuff this, it ain't worth all the hassle!' Sorry Ozzies you made it too complicated.)

I might send Pfyn an ordinary old postcard creation, and if they don't accept it then I don't really care.

Regards, Val

Comment by E on September 3, 2011 at 6:54pm
Comment by Carla Cryptic on September 3, 2011 at 6:09pm
Comment by Ruud Janssen on September 3, 2011 at 7:51am
yes, please publish here more links to platforms with mail-art projects. Communication is what it is all about.
Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on August 29, 2011 at 4:43pm

A list of MA perojects can also be found in 'Mail-Art: The Forum',

www.mail-art.de

Regards, Val

 
 
 

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