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America En La Mira. Muestra De Grafica Internacional, exhibition

Organizer(s): Grupo Mira – César Espinoza – Victor Muñoz – etc.

Location: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de la Ciudad de Morelia – Galeria Univeritaria Antonio Ximénez de las Cuevas – Escuola de Diseno y Artesanias, Mexico, 11 September–11 October, 1978; Galería Universitaria, Toluca, 30 October–30 November, 1978; Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico, 3 November–10 December, 1978; Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, 6–18 July, 1979

Date: 1978–1979

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Art A to Z, part two, project

Organizer(s): Crozier, Robin

Location: Sunderland, Great Britain

Date: 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Comment: See part one published at year 1977.

Artists' Stamps, exhibition

Organizer(s): Souza, Al

Location: Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

Date: 1978

Number of participants: ca. 64

Document(s): Catalog (stamp sheet)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Crane], Worldcat

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog (stamp sheet)

Artwords and Bookworks, exhibition

Organizer(s): Hoffberg, Judith – Joan Hugo

Location: Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, USA, 28 February–30 March, 1978; Franklin Furnace, New York City, USA, 10–30 June, 1978; Herron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 15–29 September, 1978; New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, Louisiana, USA, October–November, 1978

Date: 1978

Number of participants: 549

Document(s): Catalog, Postcard

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Crane; Spiegelman LA List, 78-83]

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Postcard

Assembling Assembling, retrospective exhibition

Organizer(s): Kostelanetz, Richard - Henry James Korn

Location: Pratt Graphics Center Gallery, New York, New York, USA

Date: 7–28 October, 1978

Number of participants: ca. 100+

Document(s): Catalog, Invitation

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Baobab, poetry magazine

Author(s)/Editor(s): Spatola, Adriano – Ivano Burani

Publisher: Edizioni Pubbliart Bazar, Reggio Emilia, Italy

Date: 1978–1996

Number of participants:

Document(s): Ad, Audiotapes, Issues

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Issues Nos. 2-11, No. 15, No. 23

"Spatola had been publishing poetry magazines and chapbooks since the early 1960s in Bologna and Milan. In 1968, with brothers Maurizio and Tiziano, he founded Geiger, a publishing house dedicated to avantgarde writing (see here). After the death of Spatola, 3ViTre publisher Enzo Minarelli took over the magazine and published new issues well into the mid-1990s." Continuo: Baobab issue #1, in: continuo.wordpress.com, 2012

VI. Biennale Internazionale Della Grafica D'Arte

Organizer(s): C.D.O. (Romano Peli - Michaela Versari)

Location: Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, Italy

Date: 9–15 December, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Catalog (bigger)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Fonadazione Bonotto

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Comunicazioni Postali, Mail Art, exhibition

Organizer(s): C.D.O. (Romano Peli - Michaela Versari)

Location: Nuova Galleria Del Teatro, Palazzo del Governatore Piazza Garibaldi, Parma, Italy

Date: 25 May–10 June, 1978

Number of participants: 26 countries

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Concret 78, exhibition, first part

Organizer(s): Dziamski, Grzegors

Location: Maximal Art Gallery, Poznan, Poland

Date: 8–12 May, 1978

Number of participants: 65

Document(s): List of Participants (in: Biulletin Maximal Art, November 1978)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: List of Participants

1. Festival de Inverno. Exposicáo Internacional De Sonhos

Organizer(s): Bruscky, Paulo – Santiago

Location: Unicap, Recife, Pernambuco, Brasil

Date: 15–30 July, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Poster

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Poster (List of Participants)

Free Clemente Padín & Jorge Caraballo, campaign

Organizer(s): Cook, Geoffrey – Julien Blaine

Location:

Date: 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Letter by Cabvolt, Call by Julien Blaine, Work by Ogaz 1 | 2, Article

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Article

Bibliography: Cook, Geoffrey: The Padín / Caraballo Project, in: Crane, Michael — Mary Stofflet (eds.): Correspondence Art. Source Book for Network of International Postal Art Activity, Contemporary Arts Press, San Francisco, 1984, pp. 369-373.
Held, John Jr.: Fifty Years of Latin American Mail Art, sfaq.us, 16 December, 2014, sfaq.us

Flux Wedding, performance

Organizer(s): Maciunas, George – Billie Hutching

Location: 537 Broadway, Manhattan, New York City, USA

Date: 28 February, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Photos, Notes, Videos, Video

Source(s) of the listed documents: Dimitri Devyatkin, Fondazione Bonotto

Available for research at Artpool: George Maciunas

Bibliography: "Fluxus etc." exhibition catalogue, Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hill, 1981, p. 292.

From Bookworks to Mailworks, exhibition

Organizer(s): Carrión, Ulises

Location: Other Books and So., Amsterdam, Holland; Young Artists’ Club (FMK), Budapest, Hungary

Date: 8–14 December, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog (for the Amsterdam show), Catalog (for the Budapest show)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog (for the Budapest show)

Lightworks Envelope Show, exhibitions

Organizer(s): Burch, Charlton

Location: Ann Arbor Public Library, Michigan, USA, 1–30 July, 1978; Artist Guild of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan, USA, 5–26 May, 1979.

Date: 1978-1979

Number of participants: 190

Document(s): Catalog, Call, Poster

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (July 1979], Lightworks

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call, Poster, Umbrella

Mantua Mail78, exhibition

Organizer(s): C.D.O. (Romano Peli - Michaela Versari)

Location: Casa Del Mantegna, Mantova, Italy

Date: 21 September–21 October, 1978

Number of participants: 140, 28 countries

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Crane]

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Bibliography: Held, John Jr.: The Mail Art Exhibition: Personal Worlds to Cultural Strategies, in: Chandler, Annmarie – Norie Neumark (eds.): At a Distance. Precursors to Art and Activism on the Internet, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts – London, England, 2005, pp. 97-98. autonomousuniversity.org

Mr. Klein, exhibition

Organizer(s): Elling, Tom – Lomholt Formular Press (Niels Lomholt)

Location: Hvidovre Kunstbibliotek, Hvidovre, Denmark

Date: 10–27 May, 1978

Number of participants: 140, 28 countries

Document(s): Photos, Call, Documents

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Formular

Comment: See the documentation of the next part of this project at the year 1979.

New Music Internationale Edition, publication

Author(s)/Editor(s): CabVolt (Steve Hitchcock)

Publisher: CabVolt, San Diego, California, USA

Date: 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Publication

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Publication

La Post Avantgardia, exhibition

Organizer(s): Ferro, Antonio

Location: Museo Del Sannio, Benevento, Italy

Date: 7–8 November, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Poster

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call

Postkarten & Künstlerkarten, exhibition

Organizer(s): Werner, Kalus – Robert Rehfeldt – Rolf Staeck

Location: Galerie Arkade, Berlin, East-Germany

Date: 3 November–?, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Dittert, Held [Jean Brown; Crane]

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Book

Bibliography: Dittert, Franziska: Mail Art In Der DDR. Eine Intermediale Subkultur Im Kontext Der Avantgarde, Logos Verlag, Berlin, 2010, p. 33.

Rubberstampdesigns, exhibition

Organizer(s): Barneveld, Aart van

Location: Stempelplaats, St. Luciënsteeg 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date: 1–31 August, 1978

Number of participants: 80

Document(s): Call, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog

Testimonios de Latinoamerica, exhibition

Organizer(s): Ehrenberg, Felipe (Libro Acción Libre – Beau Geste Press)

Location: Carrillo Gil Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

Date: 19 September, 1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Post-MOMA

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog (part 1, part 2)

Today, Art Is A Prison. L'Arte É Un Carcere, exhibition series

Organizer(s): Zabala, Horacio

Location: Other Books and So, Amsterdam, 9–27, August, 1977; C.D.O., Parma, Italy, 1 October, 1977; Argentina, 7–27, January, 1978; Italy, May, 1978; Marseille, France, July, 1978; La Bugade, La Chartreuse De Villeneuve-Lez-Avignon, 23 July–6 August, 1978

Date: 1977–1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Calls, Catalogs, List of Participants

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: List of participants

Umbrella, newsletter

Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoffberg, Judith

Publisher: Umbrella Associates, Santa Monica, California, USA

Date: 1978–2008

Number of participants: 38

Document(s): Issues

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, IUPUI, Umbrella

Available for research at Artpool: Issues

Bibliography: Leslie, Anthony Marcus: The Career And Collection of Judith A. Hoffberg, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, 2012, p. 157, Manuscript

VEC Audio Exchange, tape periodical

Author(s)/Editor(s): Summers, Rod (VEC)

Publisher: VEC, Maastricht, Netherlands

Date: 1978–1983

Number of participants: 180, 21 counties

Document(s): Calls, Lists of Participants, Casettes (Nos. 1–16.), DVD Anthology, Article, List of tapes & Interview

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Harsmedia, Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Calls, Casettes (Nos. 1-16.), DVD Anthology, Articles

Bibliography: Summers, Rod (ed.): VEC Audio Exchange Project 1978-1983. Hear What You Think, VEC, Maastricht, Holland, 2008
Summers, Rod: VEC Audio Exchange, in: Lander, Dan — Micah Lexier (eds.): Sound by Artists, Art Metropole, Toronto — Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff (Canada), 1990, pp. 235-240.
Klaniczay, Júlia: Artpool’s Art Tour, 14 June – 31 July 1982, AL No.4, Artpool, Budapest, April 1983, pp. 3–7., artpool.hu

Available for research at Artpool:

"By December 1982 a total of 15 cassettes – all 60 minutes with one exception – had been made within the framework of the V.E.C. audio exchange programme – with the participation of 100 artists (fine arts artists, poets, musicians). They are entitled Here, Listen, Clear, Glisten, Ear2Ear, Gathered Hear, Sep+tic, Still, Ulises´ Dog, Pythagoras´ Budgerigar, Grate, Ringade, Ether and Hark (Hard as you like). Other V.E.C cassettes have also been published outside of the exchange programme, and these are generally 150 numbered copies made from the works of a featured artist and for sale at ten dollars each." Klaniczay, Júlia: op. cit.

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