Mail-Art Projects List

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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: 443
Latest Activity: Dec 4

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CHAOS

Started by Sequoia Postal Art. Last reply by Janys oliveira Nov 21. 1 Reply

email only mail art call

Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Roberto Scala Nov 14. 3 Replies

New mail art call : Science Fiction

Started by Eric Bruth. Last reply by Linda Rogers Sep 9. 6 Replies

Your City

Started by Maria Consuelo Guacuto Blanco. Last reply by LATRILLE MARTINE Aug 13. 5 Replies

Origami Open - call-out for folded paper!

Started by Dominic Mason. Last reply by Maria José Silva - Mizé May 28. 2 Replies

5IVE letter WORDS - Mail Art Show

Started by Mick Boyle. Last reply by Mick Boyle May 28. 1 Reply

Call for Mail Art - Theme: Escape

Started by Allison Ruby. Last reply by Allison Ruby May 27. 2 Replies

Mail Art Egg Project 2018

Started by Éva Mosonyi. Last reply by Maurício Rosa Feb 13. 1 Reply

LEONE ROSSO red lion LION ROUGE Roter Löwe

Started by TIZIANA BARACCHI. Last reply by TIZIANA BARACCHI Feb 1. 4 Replies

CERCAVO IL SOLE

Started by Antonio Conte Artista Popolare Oct 30, 2017. 0 Replies

URGENT MAIL ART CALL - THE SEA

Started by Eduardo Cardoso Sep 10, 2017. 0 Replies

Pancake Art

Started by Nathaniel S. Rounds. Last reply by Nathaniel S. Rounds Aug 6, 2017. 1 Reply

Let’s recycle our paper bags!

Started by Eric Bruth. Last reply by Fleur Helsingor May 24, 2017. 3 Replies

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Comment by Fleur Helsingor on September 10, 2011 at 12:49am
OK, I'll get that Pfyn postcard template to you. I'll put it in an anarchistic envelope with some other stuff, too. More fun!
Comment by Valentine Mark Herman on September 9, 2011 at 4:11pm
Dear flowery Fleur, Yes do, please send me a paper copy of  the Pfyn template:merci beaucoup. Sometimes I suppose there is a little bit of logic in making (or trying to make) us artists follow the same format, but hey! we're artists not 1st grade kids and we need to be able to exercise our freedom of expression. I'll follow the template for P fyn but I'll probably do something else that's a little more, well, anarchistic. Thanks again and bon weekekdn, Regards, JE Sweefoo
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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