Roots Trashpo by Klaus Pinter (Vienna, Austria)

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Mail art by Klaus Pinter (Vienna, Austria)

 

April 2, 2019 - Klaus Pinter in Austria sent me – by chance or design I know not which – an incredible example of “Old School” Trashpo that has been such an Eternal Network fave for approaching a decade.

I do not know Klaus Pinter from anywhere along “the long & dusty trail” that I can recollect. It is a great pleasure to make his acquaintance now. And as I used to say back in the movie-making days, Klaus came with an impressive calling card. In other words, I adore this mail art.

Of course I am still chided by a small but noisy minority in the peanut gallery when I present anything that is or might be considered Trashpo. The clarity, materiality & brilliant minimalism of this piece by Klaus Pinter should dispel lingering concerns about Trashpo that is rooted in Fluxus & Correspondence Art.

Deepest thanks to Klaus Pinter.

 

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And behold the envelope is…….

 

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Empty! Nada. This, indeed, is Trashpo! And the reverse:

 

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