Shy (dissolution + exchange)

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Shy (dissolution + exchange)

Time: May 17, 2012 at 6pm to May 31, 2012 at 12pm
Location: Perth, Western Australia
Street: PO Box 747
City/Town: Fremantle WA 6959
Website or Map: http://www.perditaphillips.com
Event Type: call, for, participants, in, the, southern, hemisphere
Organized By: Perdita Phillips
Latest Activity: Jul 3, 2012

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Event Description

Photocopy/mail art project to be exhibited as a project at Perth Institute for Contemporary Arts www.pica.org.au.

This is a project that I had in proposal form a few years ago (kinda this one http://www.perditaphillips.com/projects_blog/?p=1372). It's now been revamped as I am negotiating to include it in a show at PICA in September. The theme of the show is 'yonder' -- what's over there and is about building connections between artists across the southern hemisphere.

Participation involves simply photocopying a photocopy someone emails to you and posting two copies (one westward around the Southern Hemisphere, one back to Perdy). You can alter the envelope in any way you want -- it will be exhibited in the show as well. The series of photocopies will be turned into a short animation.

Especially interested in a wider distribution: from people from South Africa/Angola/Botswana/Burundi/Comoros/Lesotho/Madagascar/Malawi/Mauritius/Mozambique/Namibia/Rwanda/Seychelles/South Africa/Swaziland/Tanzania/Zambia/Zimbabwe/East Timor/Australia/Fiji/Nauru/New Zealand/Papua New Guinea/Samoa/Solomon Islands/Tonga/Tuvalu/Vanuatu/Argentina/Bolivia/Chile/Paraguay/Peru/Uruguay or southern parts of Indonesia/Brazil/Ecuador.

Participants will get a dvd with the final animation and a copy of the exhibition catalogue.

Contact me by 31 May to be included.

I will post more details soon.

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Comment by Angie Beck on May 20, 2012 at 12:17pm

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