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The documentation of the Mail Art project "Academy", Berlin

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Aug 6, 2013. 2 Replies

The Mail Art project "Academy" was initiated to accompany the exhibition ARTE POSTALE at Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 30. 8. – 8.12.2013, Pariser Platz 4, 10117 Berlin – Opening: 29. 8. at 7 p.m.…Continue

Finissage of the 50 years of Mail Art exhibition

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lutz Wohlrab Sep 6, 2012. 1 Reply

Dear Mail Artists, we will celebrate the finissage of the 50 years of Mail Art exhibition on 2 September from 7 p.m. at the BrotfarbikGalerieBerlin. A number of mail artists are expected.Mogens Otto…Continue

 

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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"No more mailboxes on the street corners in the neighborhoods in Greece, only outside the post offices...sigh:"
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Ruud Janssen commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"are there still mailboxes in your street? In the Netherlands they removed quite a few...."
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Post boxes

In my holidays I took photos of public post boxes sometimes, but sometimes I forgot it. Feel free to upload your own, but not letter boxes please.See More
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Great photos of  Cuban mailboxes!"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Miscellaneous Cubian Post boxes What do you think the air vents are for?"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Somewhere in Cuba.  So you think the mail person has a different key for every mailbox?"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Bay of Pigs, Cuba PostboxPostbox found in the Bay of Pigs (Cubian) Headquarters museum.  I was not sure why it was there.  Maybe it was used to inform Havana that an invasion was going to take place.  No sure, all I know is that…"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"5***** star post box at Palacio Del Marques De San Felipe Y Santiago de Bejucal in Havana, CubaThe postbox system in the Hotel is like a laundry shoot (chute).  At the elevator (lift) of each floor is a slot.  The mail then slides down a…"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"All found in Havana, CubaMy kind of Mailart Post box"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Bayamo, Cuba : What seemed to be an outdoors post office next to the Post Box."
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Post office in Camagney, Cuba"
Mar 28
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Havana, Cuba.  This one was really cool.  Right next door to the Catedral de la Habana, this palacio was built in 1741 and once served as a post office (a stone-mask ornamental mailbox built into the wall is still in use). I sent most of…"
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"My birthday letter to Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt. She will be 85 years old on February, the 8th.  Her new book you can find here: http://wohlrab-verlag.de/buecher_rwrehfeldt_schriftstuecke.php"
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Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Lutz Wohlrab's group Post boxes
"Good question, but it did look like an official Royal Mail box. I think it is there so the people staying at this 4/5 star hotel can't be bothered to post letters in those common red mailboxes.  Besides, it's cold outside! I'll…"
Jan 19

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Mail-Artist since:
1985
My Website:
http://wohlrab-verlag.de
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
He has been active in the Mail Art scene since 1985. He participated in the first Decentralized Mail Art Congress in 1986 and organized the Berlin part of the second Decentralized Mail Art Congress in 1992 (Post-GDR-Mail-Art-Congress).
He was involved in the organization of the exhibitions: ”Mail Art Osteuropa – im internationalen Netzwerk” at Staatliches Museum Schwerin in 1996, “… keine Kunst? Mail Art-Projekte” at Museum for Post und Communication Berlin in 1997 as well as “Mail Art Saarland – DDR: Schmuggelgut oder Kassiber?”, Saarländische Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Saarbrücken in 2000 and at Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig in 2001.
Since 2007 he make an international Mail Artists Index in the net, please look at: www.mailartists.wordpress.com

Mail Art seit 1985, Teilnahme am 1. Dezentralen Mail Art Congress 1986 in Berlin, Organisator des 2. Dezentralen Mail Art Congresses 1992 (Post-DDR-Mail-Art-Congress) in Berlin, Mitarbeit an der Ausstellung "Mail Art Osteuropa - im internationalen Netzwerk" im Staatlichen Museum Schwerin 1996 und von "... keine Kunst? Mail Art-Projekte" im Museum für Post und Kommunikation Berlin 1997. "Mail Art Saarland – DDR: Schmuggelgut oder Kassiber?" in der Saarländische Universitäts- und Landesbibliothekt Saarbrücken 2000 und in der Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig 2001.
Eigene Mail Art-Projekte: "Animals – as which do you feel yourself and others?" 1986 (Faltblatt), ausgestellt 1990 in Weimar, "Post-DDR-Mail-Art-Congress" 1992 in Berlin, 2005 Umfage zu Ray Johnson und "A Mail Art-Project to Sigmund Freuds 150th Anniversary", ausgestellt 2006 in der Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Museen Berlin.
Seit 2007 stellt er einen internationalen Mail Artisten Index in Netz, siehe: www.mailartists.wordpress.com
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Lutz Wohlrab
Langhansstr. 64 a
D - 13086 Berlin

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At 11:30pm on November 2, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 11:22pm on September 28, 2015, Antonia Mayol said…

At 5:15pm on August 26, 2015, Tulio Restrepo said…

Dear Lutz,

Now I have your book in my hands ... Wonderful edition full of historical content about the Mail Art SZENE DDR, 1975-1990... 

I found some sources in which I participated --- Congratulations.

Keep in Touch!

Tulio Restrepo

At 6:36pm on July 27, 2015, Tulio Restrepo said…

Dear Friend

Lutz Wohlrab,

Cordial greetings,

I tell you that the 22 of July I bought your important publication... At Least!

via... Bookseller Oxfam Books Headingley has confirmed sales order number 96987208.... AbeBooks.com

I am waiting for it.

It will be a source of hidden secrets and truths about Mail Art Szene DDR 1975-1990 and its projection that continued his legacy.

Please keep in contact for future projects...

All the best for your life!

Tulio Restrepo

At 2:02am on September 11, 2014, Celestino Neto said…
At 4:40pm on March 21, 2014, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 9:06pm on February 26, 2013, Carlos I. Botana said…

POSTAL ART INTERNATIONAL CALL


“jailart”

Proxecto Cárcere calls artists to participate in the open, international project 
for the old prison of A Coruña to become a Selfmanaged Sociocultural Center.
The works will take part in an exhibition this year.
 It will take place inside or outside the prison, abandoned and disused at present.
A picture of each work will be uploaded in jailartproxectocarcere.wordpress.com
For further information please visit our blog: proxectocarcere.blogaliza.org 
or send an e-mail to proxectocarcere@gmail.com

Subject: Jail
Deadline: 1st June 2013
No measurement limits
Free technique
The works will not be returned and will become part of the archives of Proxecto Cárcere.

Send your works to:
 
Carlos Botana
Avda. Gral. Sanjurjo, 62 - 2º
15006 - A Coruña
Spain
At 7:11am on January 19, 2013, E said…
At 4:00pm on July 23, 2012, Tulio Restrepo said…

Dear Friend Lutz Whorlrab

Many thanks for your very nice information about this recent exhibition about Mail Art“-Jubiläum in der Brotfabrik.... with the Tv.Berlin interwiew and all the interesting photographs and info blog... very useful as a virtual documentation for a conference and for show to my art students and colleagues too.

All the best and congratulations for this very good outreach efforts celebrating half a century of Mail Art.

Keep in touch

Yours sincerely

Tulio Restrepo

At 11:25pm on March 19, 2012, Bruno Cassaglia said…

 
 
 

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