26 Boxes, an Envelope &


26 Boxes, an Envelope &

26 boxes in waiting to be filled, emptied, refilled, delivered, maybe thrown away. See below for available box details. Some boxes may be shared. All incoming mail will be received by Sunsent and distributed to the most relevant box. Outgoing mail from the boxes will also be distributed via Sunsent. Stampartists, book artists & others very welcome. Starters, Collaborations & Assembling available. Documentation takes place initially & immediately on the 5 Foot Storyhouse blog.  Exhibition still possibly likely in June 2021, Yorkshire, UK - care of Mel Anie. I am paralleling documenta 15's lumbung. If you would like to take part, please get in touch.

Website: http://5ftstoryhouse.wordpress.com
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26 boxes in waiting

1. watchtower - Mel Anie is keeping this
2. gold powerhouse - Mel Anie is keeping this
3. matchbox game - RFC
4. the night before - LJ
5. clementine's suitcase - CW
6. the book - shall I or shan't I?
7. the little black number - SGD
8. the bath house - gone to one who was thinking
9. heaven is dry - SBT
10. heaven is body - KHS
11. poeme - RJ
12. we speak yellow - NSB (but not the one with bells)
13. southern spirit -MR
14. grey-v-yard - I have a plan for this
15. herbal - CVH
16. blue me - Katerina MomKat
17. oval tissue - shall I or shan't I? I did.
18. titanium shell - gone to one who didn't know
19. looking glass - Francis Lamme
20. miracle - SR
21. magnify - this one's in demand!!!!
22. silver forest - I'm think I'm sure!
23. scent - AC
24. pink almond - AA
25. faith in nature - LO
26. somewhere else, still - Mel M

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An assembled postal dance in progress

Started by Mel Anie Feb 17. 0 Replies

This project started with an assembling of 26 boxes, and envelope &. In mailing it to 24 people, I deconstructed it and sent parts, fragments. The responses that come back will form the sum of more boxes. In line with documenta 15's concept of…Continue

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Comment by Mel Anie on February 17, 2021 at 9:38

Thank you, Ilya, for that extra bit of information. I love the little bits of story that you add to your mail art once we receive it.

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on February 16, 2021 at 21:25

Dear Mel Anie, I am very pleased with Your message. The Silver Forest that was sent to You was made from advertisements that I bought at an auction.

Comment by Mel Anie on February 16, 2021 at 17:23

Thank you, Ilya, for your very fine contribution to Silver Forest. The link is to my ongoing  co-respon-dan-se to the envelope's exterior. https://5ftstoryhouse.wordpress.com/2021/02/11/26-straight-lines/

Comment by Mel Anie on February 10, 2021 at 18:40

Thank you, Susan Weisberg, for your contributions to Box 6. 


Comment by Mel Anie on February 10, 2021 at 15:13

Yours arrived already, Katerina! You're welcome, but goodness me, what has happened to these postal services? It can't make up its mind. But I like the way they are currently behaving for Greece and UK. And from your photo, Katerina, I don't remember sending a white square with a blue question mark (! hahahahaha).

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 10, 2021 at 11:22

#16 Blue me...butterflies, too! Thanks, Mel Anie!

Comment by Mel Anie on February 10, 2021 at 9:53

Oh it arrived already, Carien; wonderful. So pleased you like die klein boekie. I am enjoying this dance very much. Thank you to everyone who is helping it along its way. I am twisting and turning; maybe I'm at a pivot point now? (PS.  I think you posted a photo? Haha, I still can't see them. Now I'm the one who is masked.)

Comment by Carien van Hest on February 10, 2021 at 0:02

Mel Anie's corresponse on my Herbal 15: (loved that little stamp bookie!)

Comment by Mel Anie on February 4, 2021 at 21:32

Thank you Lone Ant and Katerina Nikoltsou for your box mail. I have started playing. Updated it on my blog. Still only showing fragments. I realised it's a masked ball. https://5ftstoryhouse.wordpress.com/2021/02/04/26-threes/

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on January 23, 2021 at 20:23

I sincerely thank You for your trust in me! I got the twenty-second box. Unfortunately, I don't understand the rules of collaboration. Please provide me with step-by-step instructions on what I need to do.


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