20 people reacted on the idea of a collaborative book. I decided to "a first in first take" approach. Because you were the first to react the book will go to you and after that you'll mail it to John Bennett.
The 6th World's Poetry Festival 2009 will take place on june and july as a tribute to a venezuelan Poet named Juan Calzadilla (National Prize of Plastic Arts 1996).
This event will be sponsored by Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Cultura and Casa Nacional de las Letras Andrés Bello, so my art archive willheld:
THE 5th INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER OF VISUAL POETRY
OPEN NOTIFICATION – NO SELECTION – NO JURY
Everything received will be exhibited – Documentation [to all of you].
Everything sent will be part of the MAIL ART ARCHIVE KEYLA HOLMQUIST.
All the material has to be mailed to:
ARCHIVO DE ARTE CORREO
Apartado Postal 326
Estado Aragua VENEZUELA
DEADLINE MAY 31,st 2009
All the material should be sent perfectly packed in order to prevent damage and with a copy of a data card, stuck on the back of the package.
DRAWING, PAINTING, GRAPHIC, PHOTOGRAPHY, ARTIST SEALS, COPY-ART, EXPERIMENTAL ART.
Measures UP TO A4 MAXIMUM. The base or pedestal needed should be provided by the artist.
POETRY, FREE VERSE OR RHYME, PROSE, NARRATIVE, ESSAY, STORIES.
Juanita, in a letter that accompanies the mail art book I talk about Lois Klassen (she combines quilts into comforters, blankets for refugee camps all over the world). You'll find her address in the letter but she has also a very good blog that describes her art interventions: http://loiszing.blogs.com/
She's Canadian by the way and not on IUOMA.
Mailed you a compilation mail art book this weekend. A shop near my job went bankrupt and they gave away their musical scores.
So I worked in such a book for you. Hope you'll enjoy this when it reaches you.
there are many new letter boxes from around the world on my web album: http://picasaweb.google.com/bnet.album
which is also your contributions through mail and e-mail.
Thanks for your attention ____ _@Y Bruno Capatti
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