Christopher Challen
  • Chalford (near Stroud) in Gloucestershire
  • United Kingdom
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Pigeon Post

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ilya Semenenko-Basin Apr 28. 2 Replies

Percy the pigeon has returned to our garden once again. Observing Percy gives me great pleasure and has prompted me to think about the numerous other species trying to survive out there.If humans are…Continue

 

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May 1
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May 1
Christopher Challen posted an event

'THE MIND'S I - Bridging Perception and Reality’ at The Gardens Gallery, Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1UW, England

December 5, 2022 to April 5, 2023
The Mind’s I:‘Bridging Perception and Reality’May 12th-16th 2022. From 10.00pm-05.00pm each dayFor many of us, the ability to visualise is something we take completely for granted. For artists however, the power to harness the ‘mind’s eye’ in the service of artistic expression can make the difference between success and failure, plaudits or derision.ln ‘The Mind’s l: Bridging perception and reality,’ four artists/musicians tackle this mysterious process through a variety of methods. Their work,…See More
May 1
Ilya Semenenko-Basin replied to Christopher Challen's discussion Pigeon Post
"I recall that the pigeon is often mentioned in the Bible, beginning with the passage: Leviticus 1:14But if his offering to the Lord is a burnt offering of birds, then he shall bring his offering from the turtledoves or from young pigeons."
Apr 28
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Chris Challen at The Gardens Gallery Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire UK

April 12, 2022 at 2pm to April 16, 2022 at 5pm
Exhibition at Cheltenham's Gardens Gallery in Gloucestershire UK - 12th-16th May, 2022. 10.00pm-05.00pm each day.The Mind’s I:'Bridging Perception and Reality'For many of us, the ability to visualise is something we take completely for granted. For artists however, the power to harness the ‘mind’s eye’ in the service of artistic expression can make the difference between success and failure, plaudits or derision.ln ‘The Mind’s l: Bridging perception and reality,’ four artists/musicians tackle…See More
Apr 27
Christopher Challen left a comment for Mim Golub Scalin
"Hello Mim, thanks for adding me as a friend. I'm frantically preparing for an exhibition of stamps at the Gardens Gallery in Cheltenham (link below). It's called 'THE MIND'S I - Bridging Perception and Reality' (11th-17th…"
Apr 27
Mim Golub Scalin replied to Christopher Challen's discussion Pigeon Post
"I feel a great affinity towards pigeons. Maybe because my family name means pigeon. I saw a wonderful exhibit on pigeons many years ago at the Musée de la Poste in Paris - how they carried the post, and were important during the siege of…"
Apr 26
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CIRCLES

Call them circles, call them dots, use a hole punch, use a template, draw them, scribble them, paint them, collage them. This is all about circles and how we make use of them.See More
Apr 16
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THE MORGAN RUNABOUT

"Thanks Jinny, I used to drive one of these amazing vintage cars. "
Mar 26
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Mar 24
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Mar 24
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All about Books and Publications connected to Mail-Art. Add information about books you have or have read.Follow the link for an album with over 200 mail-art publications. Most are in selective archives and hard to get.Also there is the Bookstore IUOMA where you can order books to support the hosting of IUOMA on NING as wellSee More
Mar 24
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THE MORGAN RUNABOUT

"Nice sheet! "
Mar 24
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Several sample sheets of stamps
Mar 23
Carien van Hest commented on Christopher Challen's photo
Mar 23
Christopher Challen posted a status
"A delightfully prepared package from Mikel Untzilla, what a wonderful surprise! Thank you so much."
Mar 23
Margaret J left a comment for Christopher Challen
"You tube link broken "
Mar 13
Christopher Challen left a comment for Bradford
"Hello Bradford - thanks for getting in touch. I'm looking forward to finding my way around the site and posting a few stamp related items and films. My postal address is as follows: Chris Challen, 1.  Anchor Terrace, High…"
Mar 7
Ilya Semenenko-Basin left a comment for Christopher Challen
"Greetings, Christopher, and I wish you creative inspiration."
Mar 6

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Mail-Artist since:
2000
My Website (without http://):
http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yF-4MPXagNw
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Stamps provide a wonderful international venue for social comment and humour.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
chrischallen@voxhumanapress.co.uk

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At 4:17pm on March 13, 2022, Margaret J said…

You tube link broken 

At 8:48pm on March 6, 2022, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Greetings, Christopher, and I wish you creative inspiration.

At 10:28pm on March 5, 2022, Carien van Hest said…

Tell us about the YT movie, the link does not lead to something moving.

 
 
 

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