"My two cents worth.
I am free to participate or not under the terms set out by the person/collective/gallery etc creating the show. However, as a practicing artist I am tried of being invited to create work and not receive anything in return. An…"
"For institutions or for individuals who are able to request & obtain grant money, YES, a physical catalogue for the pARTicipants seems practical. However, it's not always practical to include ALL scanned images of the mailart exhibit in one…"
"Regarding documentation, I think it's important that we create a record of our work ourselves: photograph or scan it, write the technical file and where it was sent. Organizing our artistic portfolio is a way of having 'control' over…"
"I think it is part of the tradition of postal art, besides being a kindness of the organizers, provide a catalog with the list of participants. I am also from the time when catalogues were photocopied and mailed. Therefore, I choose to participate…"
There must be billions of them in the world. We pass them every day. We walk on them. We do not take any notice of them. They are heavy, and usually made of cast iron. They come in many different shapes, sizes and patterns. Look, and you will find them everywhere.What are they? MANHOLE COVERS, that provide access to local service systems such as water, electricity, gas, and telecommunications.Post photos of any interesting ones you find here.See More
Mail that wants to be touched. Whether it is a soft fabric or a stimulating material, such as paper fiber or metal, whether it feels smooth or ribbed, anything goes as long it's inviting to your fingers!See More
one other thing - make sure your address is on everything you send out. It wasn't on the piece you sent me and that is why I probably didn't respond immediately. I probably put it aside to look your address up later and got sidetracked!
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