The 15th edition of the mail art exhibition esserci senza esserci (one translation of the ambiguous expression would be to be around without being around) took place in the Italian town of Viareggio. As usual, the opening was quite a spectacle with performances, a poetry reading and and lots of music. The organizers integrated theContinue reading “Esserci…”
El cuadro gato soñando con casa y peces formó parte de la exposición internacional virtual “el gato”. Bajo la curaduría de Johanna Díaz, la dirección de Angélica Leal y la coordinación de Jahary Pérez se siguen publicando las presentaciones que fueron seleccionados entres los 147 participantes de 31 países. El dibujo de lápices a coloresContinue reading “Gatos…”
Not all things have gone smoothly for a time. That’s why we have been offline for some weeks. We are back with some great examples of mail art that we received in October:
It was a very nice surprise to find a letter from Canada on my return to Vienna. Inside a found a drawing by Awyn in the mail . I looked at it and a poem by Paul Lawrence Dunbar (1872-1906) came into my mind. I only had a vague memory of the text, but whenContinue reading “Night Sky”
Coming back to Vienna I found this drawing by Luís Filipe Gomes from Portugal who loves to listen to the music of Franz Schubert. You can see the colors of the Eb major Trio which was first performed in Schubert’s concert in the hall of the Vienna Musikverein on 26 March 1828.
The corona pandemic has revealed the actual dimension of irrationality in our, well, modern societies. Be it the believers of the theory that Bill Gates has caused COVID, be it president Trump who suggested injecting disinfectant as a treatment, the medieval times and their beliefs seem quite near. As the Washington Post put it: No vaccineContinue reading “The Medieval Presence”
The Piccola Galleria Resistente in Naples will show the exhibition Veni Volti Veni for 13 days. Afterwards you will still find the exhibits on Instagram. This is the first exhibition to show one of the cooperative works of Gabriele and Gerald, a combination of a poem and a drawing, version #3 of 3, to beContinue reading “Drawing & Writing”