Sunday, April 18, 2010

Mail Out: Netmailart, Minden, GERMANY

Theme: The idea is based on Peter Netmail´s performance playing the Tuba as participant of the last Biennial world art show in Venice / Italy.
Size: Postcard (10 x 15 cm only please).
Please do not enclose in an envelope.
Technique: free. No e-mail contributions, and no black & white copies.
Exhibition: All contributions will be exhibited at Music School Minden, Germany. The vernissage is on Sat 4 Sep 2010 at 4 p.m. with Peter playing live music, as start of Minden’s biennial "Long Culture Night".
Documentation: Report in Culture magazine OSWALD, plus color documentation to every participant.
Deadline to be received: April 30, 2010

P.O.Box 2644
D-32383 Minden
Germoney Utd.

Mail Out: PEACE, Roma, ITALY

The Call:
Theme: We like to quote one of the pioneer mail artists Robert Rehfeldt: "Your idea helps my idea, our ideas help the ideas of others", because we think that both cooperation and dialogue can generate something new and beautiful.
Open to all.
Size: This mail art project invites you to find alternative ways to use a postcard. Please send a rectangular card of 10x15 cm on the longest side.
Media: The Mail Art postcard must be created with one or more photographs in any way that you like.
On the back please write a short text: a thought, a message, a poem...
The postcard must have a signature, and if possible also your name, so that we can create a list of the participating artists.
The postcard must also contain the written date. Choice of subject is free.
There will be no selection procedure. Participation is free, but the artist takes the responsibility that the Mail Art postcard will be correctly sent through the postal service of his/her own country.
It is possible to send more than one Mail Art postcard or to create a series reassembled from a single work. Please inform us if you intend to do so!
Documentation: All works will be published on the website
Exhibition: The final show of all the received postcards will be organized in an exhibition space.
Deadline to be received: May 25, 2010

Officina delle Immagini
Casella Postale 6133
00195 Roma

Mail Out: Manoel Bonabal, Galiza, SPAIN

The Call:
Theme: The road or direction your life takes.
Technique and format: free.
Exhibition: CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER CGAC GALEGO in July 2010. A mail art workshop will also be conducted.
Deadline to be received: July 15, 2010

Manoel Bonabal
San Domingos de Bonaval n 5-A
ES-15703-Santiago de Compostela -Galiza

Mail Out: Paint Chip Poetry, Sherri Ayers, Corona, CA, USA

The Colours of Poetry

Sherry will send you a paint swatch(es)or you can provide your own. Just write a poem with the title of the swatch in the poem. It can be more than one swatch. Incorporate the swatch in your poem.
Mail to: 2276 Ridgeveiw Terrace Corona,Ca.92882-2830 USA
It will then post here.Thanks hope you join in!!!!
Check out: The Colours of Poetry

Mail Out: Man = Hidden Tenderness, Latvia

Man = Hidden Tenderness
Theme: The Museum of J. Rozentals Saldus History and Art invites you to participate in mail art exhibition on the theme Man = Hidden Tenderness”. We are interested in how you perceive hidden tenderness in man. Maybe it is all of his quintessence? Maybe we can observe it in symbolic, extravagance or in some deformed way? But maybe man’s tenderness is not so hidden, that instead, we are just inattentive to it?
After the exhibition, results will be put in our blog:
Deadline to be received: May 5, 2010.

J.Rozentāla Saldus vēstures un mākslas muzejs
Striķu iela 22
Saldus LV- 3800

Mail Out: Cécile Carpena, Caen, FRANCE


Theme: Mandatory reference to art history.
Please put your address and stamp on the side of your artwork.
Exhibition: In Caen, May 1 - 22, 2010
Deadline to be received: April 30, 2010

Cécile Carpena
5 rue Saint Blaise
14000 - CAEN

ANY PENNY Project, Konstantin Kalendaroff, Moscow, RUSSIA

The Call:
Theme: Mail art call for the 1st South-Russia Biennale of Contemporary Art in Rostov on Don to be held May-June 2010. The theme of the Biennale this year is: Communication Session. As part of the Biennale, we are conducting a mail art project on the theme: ANY PENNY, to celebrate the 170th anniversary of first postage stamp called THE PENNY BLACK. The project is dedicated to stamps as a visual communicative Image, Its "Any" looks of artists to stamp–money and art-stamp. Any Penny - Any stamps!
Technique: Artworks about stamps, from stamps, artistamps or any artworks that maintain a stamp-style. Art-money is also welcomed.
Size: from 2x2cm to 20x30cm
All artworks will be exhibited
No returns.
Answer to all with “Any Penny”
Deadline to be received: for Rostov on Don, Biennale Exhibition May 6, 2010
Deadline to be received: for Moscow (and maybe St. Petersburg) Exhibition December 31, 2010

Konstantin Kalendaroff
Lihov per. 2/3-8
Moscow 127051

Saturday, April 17, 2010

Mail Out: Helen Allsebrook, Bristol, ENGLAND

A trifold work now on its way back to the originator in Bristol.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Mail Out: Natasa Stanasic, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Memorable Movie Moments

What is your favorite quote from a movie? Share it with the rest of us and illustrate it :)
If you can't decide on an actual quote, you can also share a particular scene or even make an 'alternative' poster for your favorite movie.
You can also add a short explanation about why this particular quote/scene/movie is important to you.

Deadline: May 31st
Size and technique free, no fee, no jury, no returns.
Works will be documented on the blog and exhibited in a venue in Sarajevo in July, during the Sarajevo Film Festival when the entire town lives for the movies.
If you provide your e-mail address, we will e-mail you the photos from the exhibition.
Mail-art is hardly known in Bosnia, so please contributel and help us make a big mail-art show :)

Mail your works to:

Nataša Stanišić
Asima Ferhatovića 1
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jenny Klein, Rommerskirchen, GERMANY


Media/Technique: free
Documentation: all participants receive a catalogue.

Date limite: May 1, 2010

ADDRESS: Jenny Klein
Wasserburgstr. 36
41569 Rommerskirchen

Friday, April 9, 2010

Mail Out: N. Eippers, Piggy One Mail Art, BELGIUM

For her ongoing Piggy One Mail Art

Scott Ray Randall, Grass Valley, CA, USA

Here's the Blog for : BACON


All art must feature bacon. Anything goes. Video, sound work, 2-D, 3-D, poetry; surprise me, shock me, make me sizzle, raise my cholesterol. All art shown on this blog. Exhibition(s) to follow. A short film about bacon will include much of the received art. Deadline is 04/01/2010.

Send art to:

Scott Ray Randall
21294 Leslie Drive
Grass Valley, CA 95945