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
Hi there Valery! Here's a little something going on Monday night (Oct 3rd) in NYC, mail art-wise. Would be great to meet in person...
Mail Art Mayhem at Katz's DeliMonday, October 3 · 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Katz's Deli, 205 East Houston Street, NYC 10002
mail/book artists Red Fox Press (Ireland) and Red Letter Day (San Francisco) find themselves on the east coast for the NY Art Book Fair. In keeping with the time honored tradition of mail art tourism and Networking, it is proposed that a gathering of like-minded folks gather at Katz's Deli for some good old fashioned mail art mayhem. In the spirit of Networking, all are welcome! Hope to see you there...
The 6th World's Poetry Festival 2009 will take place on june and july as a tribute to a venezuelan Poet named Juan Calzadilla (National Prize of Plastic Arts 1996).
This event will be sponsored by Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Cultura and Casa Nacional de las Letras Andrés Bello, so my art archive willheld:
THE 5th INTERNATIONAL ENCOUNTER OF VISUAL POETRY
OPEN NOTIFICATION – NO SELECTION – NO JURY
Everything received will be exhibited – Documentation [to all of you].
Everything sent will be part of the MAIL ART ARCHIVE KEYLA HOLMQUIST.
All the material has to be mailed to:
ARCHIVO DE ARTE CORREO
Apartado Postal 326
Estado Aragua VENEZUELA
DEADLINE MAY 31,st 2009
All the material should be sent perfectly packed in order to prevent damage and with a copy of a data card, stuck on the back of the package.
DRAWING, PAINTING, GRAPHIC, PHOTOGRAPHY, ARTIST SEALS, COPY-ART, EXPERIMENTAL ART.
Measures UP TO A4 MAXIMUM. The base or pedestal needed should be provided by the artist.
POETRY, FREE VERSE OR RHYME, PROSE, NARRATIVE, ESSAY, STORIES.
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