eMANcipation, the latest project by PETER NETMAIL approved by FRIOUR REVIEW

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Dear Mail-Art friends,

Twenty-seven years ago, I edited my first Mail-Art Catalog for Peace still during the cold war. In re-united Germany, I have started now teaching Mail-Art in the army. My students are former soldiers with experience in Kosovo and Afghanistan. Most of them were still born in the GDR = East Germany.

They have chosen to be re-trained as kindergartners and educators, i.e.: men in a traditional women´s profession. Their school is inside the baracks in Berlin, and the training is led by a woman. This means practical peace work to me today.

My course has launched the Mail-Art invitation „eMANcipation“ about their new work field, see below. The exhibition will travel from the barracks through kindergardens, museums, churches, and schools. During the International Mail-Art & Performance-Festival it will be shown in Minden´s City Hall.

I higly recommend you send your original contributions to this unique and pioneering project in art history and gender mainstreaming, by snail-mail please = not e-mail.

Thank you.
Peter Netmail

MAIL ART PROJECT : „eMANcipation“

Men in a Women´s Job -
A project by educator students of Bundeswehrfachschule Berlin
Format: Postcard ca. 10x15 cm
Technique: free
Deadline: 15 April 2009
Catalog: to every participant
Report: in color, in culture magazine „Oswald“
Exhibitions: at General-Steinhoff-Barracks and at Mailart-Mekka Minden in the townhall

Please send to:
Friederike Moser-Vief
Mailart Projekt
Bundeswehrfachschule Berlin
General-Steinhoff-Kaserne
Kladower Damm 182
D 14089 BERLIN> Germany

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Comment by Guido Vermeulen on January 26, 2009 at 4:26pm
Peter is a good friend and a bit of a world traveller. His most "crazy" project was his world tour in 1992 where he visited all continents and delivered mail from one continent to the other disguised as a post man. The documentation of this project is so "heavy" you can use it to knock out any asshole on this planet (hihi).
Peace forever,
Guido
Comment by Gik Juri on January 23, 2009 at 10:24pm
It's Peter Netmail, the most active mail artist in our Galaxy! 8-)
Comment by Gik Juri on January 23, 2009 at 6:08pm
8-)

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