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Mail Art Call: What Is Participatory Democracy?

Mail Art Call: What Is Participatory Democracy?
Organized by Jim Leftwich and Warren Fry
in conjunction with Community High School
What Is Participatory Democracy? In Roanoke, it has taken the forms of shadow school activities, collab fests, anti business-lounge meetings, Philosophy Inc projects and walking tours, micro-histories, salons, mail art exhibits, PROject proJECT events, Art Rat gatherings, festivals, house shows, micropress publishing, network…
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Added by jim leftwich on August 5, 2016 at 9:29pm — 6 Comments

Roanoke afterMAF 2016

https://www.flickr.com/photos/textimagepoetry/albums/72157670904112185

organized by Olchar Lindsann, Ralph Eaton & Tomislav Butkovic

Thursday, July 7th @Art Rat Studios

5:30 Ralph Eaton, On the Origins of the Art Rat (Roanoke, Lecture)

6:00 Megan Blafas-Chriss, Baroness Elsa: the DadaMama (Roanoke, Lecture)

7:00 Accidental Seabirds (New Jersey, Touring…

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Added by jim leftwich on July 11, 2016 at 6:23am — No Comments

Four questions about asemic writing, #05: Jim Leftwich

Responses to Questions about Asemic Writing from Marco Giovenale

  1. Anthologies, exhibits and web pages collect very different kinds of asemic works. Some of them resemble scribbles and calligraphy, so they fit the definition of “writing”. Others do not, since they include recognizable letters and symbols, or abstract art. Do you think…
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Added by jim leftwich on July 25, 2015 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Roanoke afterMAF 2015

Roanoke afterMAF 2015



Schedule (organized by Olchar Lindsann)



Friday

All Day Starting @Noon:

Micropress Fair / Object Displays & Video Loops




1:00 pm    Olchar Lindsann: Revenant Archive Share-and-tell…
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Added by jim leftwich on July 14, 2015 at 12:30am — 4 Comments

DECENTRALIZED NETWORKER CONGRESS 2012

DECENTRALIZED NETWORKER CONGRESS 2012

A CALL FOR WORKS, PERFORMANCE, AND INTERACTIVITY.



In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary year of the Decentralized Networker Congress,

we are organizing a series of events, exhibitions, and actions in 5 locations around the globe.

The Decentralized Networker Congress of 1992, Initially conceived by Networker H.R. Fricker, 

and coordinated by Peter W.…

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Added by jim leftwich on June 9, 2012 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

pansemic playhouse

pansemic playhouse 2011

pansemic playhouse 2012

Added by jim leftwich on February 23, 2012 at 9:32pm — No Comments

roanoke marginal arts festival 2012

photos

Added by jim leftwich on February 22, 2012 at 7:50am — No Comments

Fluxus Now! - 2010 Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival

photo documentation


Festival Director: Brian Counihan
Sponsored by The Community High School


Performers:
TJ Anderson
Richard Normand
Gyorgi Voros
Bill Beamer
Warren Fry
Andrew Topel
Id…
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Added by jim leftwich on February 17, 2010 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art Call: Fluxus Now!

FLUXUS NOW!



mail art and fluxus have been closely connected for over 40 years. as a celebration and exploration of the continuing vitality of both practices we are planning a mail art exhibit entitled FLUXUS NOW!. please send visual poems, soundworks, fluxus boxes, event scores, objects, images, books, booklets, TLPs, broadsides, manifestos, videos, and any other fluxus materials you find and/or create. critiques of this proposal are also welcome and will be included in the… Continue

Added by jim leftwich on March 16, 2009 at 8:54pm — No Comments

MAIL ART CALL: MAIL ART RESPONSES TO TRENCH ART

MAIL ART CALL: MAIL ART RESPONSES TO TRENCH ART



Next year the Roanoke Marginal Arts Festival will include an exhibit of Trench Art.



Trench art is commonly defined as any decorative item made by soldiers, prisoners of war or civilians, where the manufacture is directly linked to armed conflict or its consequences.

Common articles that this includes are decorated shell and bullet casings and items carved from wood and bone.

To the uninitiated, all trench art, by… Continue

Added by jim leftwich on November 14, 2008 at 8:06am — No Comments

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