Open Call for Artists - International Mail Art In Sant'Oreste (Italy)

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Open Call for Artists - International Mail Art In Sant'Oreste (Italy)

Time: October 28, 2017 at 6pm to November 26, 2017 at 7pm
Location: Sant'Oreste Naturalistic Museum (Roma)
Event Type: mail, art, call, possible worlds
Organized By: Solimini Renata
Latest Activity: Dec 5, 2017

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Who hasn't, at least once in their life, wondered where the first molecule that created our planet came from?
And why was Planet Earth chosen for the development of life? Why did dinosaurs go extinct?
Maybe because Planet Jupiter, the Solar System titan that protects us from asteroids, was not in the same position as it is nowadays?
Human development and the first civilizations, where did they come from? Maybe from a superior mind, enlightened in comparison to the average Earth inhabitants at the time.
The Sumerians, for instance, first urban civilization able to create still uncodified signs and buildings with roofs that resemble landing runways.
Think Leonardo Da Vinci, whose discoveries we still take advantage of: his inventions still amaze us and we can't quite put our finger on how they could come from the mind of a man living in the XV century.
If we go back in time we can't retrace exactly, if not by hypothesis, the origins and the evolution of our planet, of men and animals that populated it before us, and the mystery of their survival.
Sometimes we ask ourselves questions about the universe... And then suddenly we are informed that 7 twin planets exist 40 million light years away from us, and our fantasy takes flight to a parallel world.
Are there inhabitants on these planets similar to ours? Do these entities observe us even if our scientist cannot see them yet?
Let's try to imagine all of this, how THEY live, what THEY do, how THEY eat, sleep, work, love.
Astronomist J. Wright is convinced that the existance of aliens should be the least of our concerns.  Creating an artwork opens the door to a POSSIBLE WORLD that interprets and completes the reality of the artist.

Deadline: October 15, 2017

The initiative requires the creation of an artwork - free technique, on paper or cardboard

- UNI A4 size (cm 29,7 x 21,1)
- addressed to BIBLIOTECA COMUNALE - Piazza Cavalieri Caccia - 00060 SANT'ORESTE (ROMA) ITALY
- insert in the envelope your personal data, contact information and possibly a brief biography  and some artistic references.

The works will be preserved as heritage of the city of Sant'Oreste and later exhibited in art galleries, museums or elsewhere will be required to spread this art form and to promote the artists.
The exhibition is curated by Tiziana Todi in collaboration with MailArtMeetingArchives by Anna Boschi di Bologna, boraArte - Bologna, the Town of Sant'Oreste and the Pro Loco tourist office of Sant'Oreste.

The exhibition will open on October 28, 2017 at 10:00 am at the sixteenth century Palazzo Caccia-Canali, attributed to architect Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola and subject of the 2011 FAI campaign for the protection of cultural and natural heritage, up until November 26, 2017.

Thank you to all participants.

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Comment by maha on December 5, 2017 at 3:34pm

Comment by maha on December 5, 2017 at 3:21pm
Comment by Solimini Renata on October 29, 2017 at 9:37am
Comment by Solimini Renata on October 29, 2017 at 9:36am
Comment by maha on October 24, 2017 at 11:53pm

best  of luck to the new exhibition

Comment by maha on August 23, 2017 at 8:47pm

i am in love idea of the exhihition

and i will send my art in time i wonder if there is link or asite or email ,i wanted to ask for document say about he protection of cultural and natural heritage in this exhibition ,i wanted the archival list of other artist ,i wanted photos of the gallery  as traveling and attending might be difficult

Comment by Tiina Kainulainen on June 27, 2017 at 2:41pm

Tiina From Finland Original Drawing Other Planets for Biblioteca Comunale in Sant'Oreste, Italy #mailart #drawings

Comment by G. Interforma on June 21, 2017 at 8:02am

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