Call for artists: International Mail Art Exhibition at ProjetM@MottattoM, Geneva
Our gallery space projetM@MottattoM is looking for participants in our unique mail art show in July/August 2018 Free theme, size + technique
Mail a stamped postcard or mail-art piece with your name, address and email by June 15th to projetM@MottattoM, 20 bis av. Giuseppe Motta, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland dead line: 15th of JUNE 2018
All submissions MUST be sent through the mail. All pieces mailed within the specified timeframe will be included in the exhibition and there is no limit to the number of pieces any artist may submit. Participants may be any age and from any country world-wide.
By submitting, you are agreeing to donate your mail-art to projetM@MottattoM as a fundraiser. Each artwork will be for sold during the exhibit for 20 CHF benefiting the programmation of the non profit gallery projetM.
Any unsold pieces will not be returned following the exhibition. (unless you ask for it and cover the postage)
The three most impressive mail-art pieces will be selected by a jury and receive a mystery price.
The artist Jean-Francois Aillet invites you to collect your sample of sand from a moraine, from next to a waterfall or beside a river, along the shore of a lake or a stream, in a desert or on the border of an ocean. One should not, however, send him sand from a construction site. You are asked to document your collection of the material with a photo, taken as you are pouring the sand into a container. For an example, kindly visit his home page at www.aillet.com . English : http://www.aillet.com/traductions/anglais.htm
See you to take part in this international project.
Jean-François Aillet Sculpteur / Designer 10, Allée des Tilleuls 14860 Amfréville Normandie / France
Spasiba, Thank you so much for the Mail Art. I like the textured background and the simplicity. I scratched on the little sweet roll on the address side to see if it was one of those "scratch and sniff" stickers. Silly me! But now I want a sweet roll!
Liza, this is the last but certainly not the least welcome message to IUOMA you receive. I’m a celestial mail artist living in a heavenly corner of the faraway universe called Republik van Patland. When you joined IUOMA on April 25th I was unable to say welcome to you. At the time I was in a celestial trip far beyond the Milky Way. Now, back to planet Earth I´d love to be the other end when you decide it’s the right time to start trading snail mail art. If this is the case at the time your envelope should read as follows:
The Celestial Scribe
The Celestial Republik van Patland
Caixa Postal 24827
II look forward to see a piece of yours in my terrene mailbox. I will do my homework after receiving yours. This is a celestial promise. I’m Patricio, Celestial Scribe & Envelope Provider.
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