The Mail Art Experiment

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The Mail Art Experiment

I just unearthed a stack of fantastic pages of handwritten experiments.  Inspired by my love of ledger art and the many talented artist who participated in the Philpott Lake Project (philpottlakeproject.tumblr.com), I am sending out a new mail art call!

So, here is the deal; I will send you a sheet of “the experiment” to alter and send back to me.  I will then scan the pieces and post them to themailartexperiment.tumblr.com.  I hope to also open a physical exhibit in Virginia in the Fall 2018.

I would like to present the mail art in a clean and cohesive manner, so I have a few more rules than last time. I will only be scanning and displaying the pages themselves. I do not plan to post envelopes or any additional pieces of art.  If there is any information that you would like to include (name, date, location, title) please incorporate it into the piece.  I would prefer that the pages remain unfolded, in portrait format and unaltered in size.

Enough rules!  There will be NO RESTRICTIONS on theme, content or medium, just keep in mind that your art may be displayed in a public place.

If you are interested in participating in The Experiment, please join the group and message me your address.  I will send you a page ASAP until I run out.  I have roughly 70 pages, so invite your friends!  This time around, I hope to produce a Thank You mailing early on in the game, so once I receive something from you, be on the lookout for something from me.

Thank you!  I look forward to seeing you in the mail.

Website: http://themailartexperiment.tumblr.com
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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 2, 2018 at 11:42pm

Thank you, Diana, your invitation arrived in Greece!

Congratulations on a successful project ...

my "Circles" the your vintage page :-)

Comment by Janys oliveira on August 1, 2018 at 11:15pm

Espero participar sempre de seus projetos! Até  breve

Comment by Audrey Enough on August 1, 2018 at 9:56pm

more yay!  just got my invite.  thanks again diana.  looks great!

Comment by on August 1, 2018 at 9:52pm

Yay, mine arrived too, thank you!

Comment by Diana Hale on August 1, 2018 at 9:46pm

Thanks, stripygoose!  I mailed the international invitations last Friday and I will be mailing the U.S. cards on Saturday.  Everyone should hopefully have one next week.

Comment by stripygoose on August 1, 2018 at 9:26pm

Thank you for the invitation which arrived today - the artwork looks terrific on the card :>)

Comment by Carmela Rizzuto on July 28, 2018 at 1:21am

Diana---thanks for your dedication to this project and for finding an exhibit space. The library is a beautiful and appropriate venue to share the creative pages. Did my 'my art experiment' book make it to you? 

Comment by on April 13, 2018 at 1:34am

What a great library, thanks for all the time and expense you've put into this, looking forward to see it all come together.

Comment by stripygoose on April 12, 2018 at 8:06pm

Great stuff Diana - that's really exciting :>)

Comment by Angie on April 12, 2018 at 5:25pm

Beautiful library!

 

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