Beautiful flowers are the subject of the Renoca Lobo Art Gallery’s call for mail art. Well, since Vincent van Gogh’s sunflowers every artist has drawn or painted flowers at some point of his career. The gallery on the Philippines will receive tons of cards and letters, we suppose. The flowers on Gabriele’s colored pencil drawingContinue reading “Eastbound Flowers”
Love, Freedom, Solidarity is the theme of an exhibition Carrara. The town in northern Italy is known for its wonderful marble – and its revolutionary traditions since the 1890s. In 1968 Carrara saw the foundation of the International Federation of Anarchists (IFA). Our contribution consists of Gabriele’s watercolor painting and Gerald’s poem about Greek prisoners that escapeContinue reading “Music in Prison”
Russia may as well be a synonym for poetry: Pushkin, Yesenin, Mayakovsky, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Blok… Not all of them fall into the category great Russian soul. Vladimir Maykovsky, for instance, says in his epitaph for Sergei Esenin who commited suicide in the hotel Angleterre, writing his last poem with his own blood: “…maybe, if thereContinue reading “From Russia With Stamps”
The people behind the call Send me Your Light didn’t simply acknowledge our contribution. Anna Krieps sent us a thank-you note in the form of a photo collage. The number of the stamp says that this is mail art piece #567 in 2021! Now, that’s what you call industrious. A big hand for Anna.
The literary association Podium was founded 50 years ago. The anniversary issue of its magazine is devoted to the seventies.
Send me your light will be the title of an exhibition in Bremen’s Lichthof Kunstfabrik in November 2021. We sent a combination of watercolor & text in the form of a haiku. The work takes the point of of sea creatures that are able to dive into the lightless depths of the oceans. When theyContinue reading “Send in the Dolphins”