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Administration, exhibition

Organizer(s): Bleus, Guy

Location: Provinciaal Begijnhof, Hasselt, Belgium

Date: 26 March – 17 April, 1983

Number of participants: 442, 42 countries

Document(s): Invitation, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1983)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool:Catalog, Umbrella

The Altar Popular and The Basurero Poetico (Poetic Waste Dump), touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Gutierrez Marx, Graciela – Frank J. Anderson – Martin R. Eckmayer – Michael Scott

Location: Sandor Teszler Library Gallery, Wofford College, Spartanburg, North Carolina, USA

Date: 1982–1983

Number of participants: 147

Document(s): Call, List of participants (& description of the project), Letter (detailed description)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Letter (detailed description)

Artist’s Match Books & Boxes, exhibition

Organizer(s): Smith, Larry D.

Location: The Mail Box Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Date: November–December, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog

Arts In The City, touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Arts, Arno

Location: Head Post Office, Arnhem, Holland, September, 1983; Het Besiendersbuys, Nijmegen, Holland, 1983; Kunstverein, Stadt Museum, Kassel, Germany, 1984

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants: 340, 31 countries

Document(s): List of participants

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: List of participants

Artpool Radio

Organizer(s): Galántai, György

Location: Artpool, Budapest, Hungary

Date: 1983–1987

Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues Nos. 1-8

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Issues Nos. 1-8

"Initiated by artist György Galántai, Artpool Radio is a series of 8 cassette tapes produced though through mail art networks across Europe. Described as 'cassette-radio, radio work', they are a mix of interviews, conversations, music, ambient recordings, documentation of telecommunication concerts, improvisations, sound art, found sounds, spoken word and so on. Amongst the many activities of Galántai's artistic career, he is also the founder of the alternative art archive, Artpool, in Budapest, Hungary.” Companion Website for The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies, Chapter 19, Oxford University Press, USA, 2011 (Ed. by Trevor Pinch – Karin Bijsterveld)

As Maine Goes, So Goes the Nation, exhibition

Organizer(s): Alden Berry, Priscilla (Union of Maine Visual Artists) – Carlo Pittore

Location: Brunswick, Maine, USA

Date:

Number of participants: 150+

Document(s): Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Audio. Nattövning. Night Exercise, touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Meyer, Peter R.

Location: Moderna Museet, Museum of Modern Art, Stockholm, Sweden, 12 March – 10 April, 1983; Malmö, Sweden; Södertalje, Sweden; Einhorn Gallery, Basel, Switzerland, 1984; Franklin Furnace, New York, New York, USA, 1985

Date: 1980–1983 (–1985)

Number of participants: 275

Document(s): Call (for the exhibition), Catalog, Letter (updates), Catalog (& list of participants)

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

Available for research at Artpool: Call (for the radio show), Letter, Article

Comment: Originally a radio show run by mail artist Peter R. Meyer. Later closed down by the Swedish Radio and became a so-called protest exhibition, a touring project.

Audio Child, touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Summers, Rod – Henryk Gajewski

Location: Maastricht, Netherlands, 1983; VPRO Radio, Hilversum, Netherlands, 26 June, 1983; Leefwerkschool, Amsterdam, 18 – 19, June, 1983; Vereniging Van Videokunstenaars, Amsterdam, 9 September, 1983; Makkom, Amsterdam, September, 1983; The Open University, England, 20 – 27 August, 1983

Date: 1983–

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Newsletter, List of Participants, Audio Tape

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1983)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Newsletter, List of participants

Comment: Gajewski had been organizing the Other Child Book project since 1979. Also he planned to edit and publish a Commonpress issue No. 20 entitled Children, but we have controversial informations whether that bookwork was published.

Body Parts, exhibition

Organizer(s): Rippel, Larry

Location: The Mail Box Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Date: 2–31 July, 1983

Number of participants: 190, 13 countries

Document(s): Catalog, Works, List of Participants, Article

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Rippel

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of participants

Bibliography: Daly, Ann: Art: ‘Body Parts’ Show Arrived by Mail, in: Pittsburgh Press, 30 June, 1983

Book Art, Bookworks, Book Objects, touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Lomholt Formular Press

Location: Hvidovre Art Library, Hvidovre, Denmark, October, 1983; Galleri 25, Hadeslev, Denmark, November, 1983; Lyngby Art Library, Lyngby, Denmark, January, 1984; Gladsaxe Art Library, Gladsaxe, Denmark, February, 1984.

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants:

Document(s): Invitation, Poster, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1983)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog, Umbrella

Boxing Mail Art Exhibition

Organizer(s): Pittore, Carlo

Location: La Galleria dell’Occhio, New York, New York

Date: 26 February – 16 March, 1983

Number of participants: 61

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (September 1982)]

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of Participants, Umbrella

Los Derechos Humanos

Organizer(s): Williams, Armando – Herbert Rodriguez

Location: Lima, Peru

Date:

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Photos, Poster, List of Participants

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Post Arte (July 1983)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Poster, List of Participants

Exposicion Internacional De Arte Correo

Organizer(s): Padín, Clemente – N. N. Argondraz – Antonio Ladra

Location: Asociacion De Empleados Bancarios Del Uruguay (AEBU), Montevideo, Uruguay

Date: 14 October – 11 November, 1983

Number of participants: 219

Document(s): Catalog (List of Participants)

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

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

Falling Annual Livingroom Video Festival 83

Organizer(s): Lomholt Formular Press

Location: Falling, Denmark

Date:

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1983)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog, Umbrella

Iceberg

Organizer(s): Suel, Lucien

Location: Isbergues, France

Date: 16–20 February, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, List of Participants

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (November 1982)], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call, List of Participants, Umbrella

Icon, exhibition

Organizer(s): Fricker, Hans Ruedi

Location: Büro für Künstlerische Umtriebe auf dem Land, Trogen, Switzerland

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Comment: This was Fricker’s first Mail Art project organized after graduating from High School.

Performance for the Dead. In Sympathy Exhibition. In Sympathy for the Dead

Organizer(s): Curmano, Billy X

Location: Rushford, Minnesota, USA, 17–19 September, 1983; College Center Gallery, St. Mary’s College, Winona, Minnesota, USA, 15 September – 5 October, 1983; St.Paul, Minnesota, USA, 1984

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants: 134

Document(s): Call, Catalog, Book reference, Article reference

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1983); Salvatore De Rosa]

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog, Book reference, Article reference

Bibliography: Curmano, Billy X (ed.): Futurism’s Bastard Son, Mark Pezinger Verlag, Germany, 2012, 128 p.

Comment: Billy X Curmano was buried alive on the 17th os September, 1983 as a solo performance. He spent three days buried alive. The Mail Art exhibition was organized to accompany his performance.

The International Bob Dylan Mail Art Exhibition

Organizer(s): Igloo, Alex (Alexander Hirka)

Location: La Galleria Dell’Occhio, New York, New York, USA

Date: 18–24 May, 1983

Number of participants: 100 visual, 10 audio

Document(s): Audio Cassette, Catalog, Artistamp, Web Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Artistamp

International Portfolio of Artists Photography, touring exhibition

Organizer(s): Jacob, John P.

Location: Büro für künstlerische Umtriebe auf dem Land, Trogen, Switzerland, October, 1983; Department of Art, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Seoul, Korea, November, 1983; Kunoldstrasse 34, Kassel, West Germany, December, 1983; Media Gallery, Gent, Belgium, February, 1984; Artestudio, Bergamo, Italy, April, 1984; Memorial Gallery, Glassboro State College, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA, September, 1984

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants: 37, 14 countries

Document(s): Catalog, Letter, Text, Interview (in Hungarian), Reconstruction

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1983)], Liget

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of Participants, Letters, Umbrella

Comment: See The Second International Portfolio of Artists’ Photography

"Jacob's efforts during this period include the irregular mail-art magazine PostHype (1981–85), and the International Portfolio of Artists' Photography (1983–86), an assembling book project conceived to integrate mail-art, book-art, and photography. Increasingly interested in issues related to censorship, and working with artists in the Soviet Bloc countries of Eastern Europe” Wikipedia

Knick-Knack, exhibition

Organizer(s): Xertox csoport

Location: Bercsényi Kollégium, Budapest, Hungary

Date: 22 March – 4 April, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (poster), Invitation & List of Participants

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Call (poster), Invitation & List of Participants

The Magic Show

Organizer(s): Siff, Elena

Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Date: 19 December, 1982 – 21 January, 1983

Number of participants: 600, 32 countries

Document(s): Call, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Call

The Mail Art Magazine (MAM), exhibition

Author(s)/Editor(s): De Media (Jan De Boever)

Publisher: De Media, Belgium

Date: 1983–1984

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog (list of participants)

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of Participants

Marx Now, exhibition

Organizer(s): Brouwer, A. – C. Van Dobben – H. Meijer – M. Van Meurs – A. Van Der Weide

Location: Theater of Arnhem, Arnhem, The Netherlands

Date: 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Poster), Catalog, Video

Source(s) of the listed documents: Art Museum, Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1983); Jean Brown]

Available for research at Artpool: Call, Umbrella

500 Marxist Cells

Organizer(s): Perneczky, Géza

Location: Köln, Germany

Date: 14 March, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Bookwork, Reports, Article, Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: Bookwork, Reports, Article, Catalog

Mediarte, exhibition

Organizer(s): Ferrari, Silvio

Location: Scuola Duchessa Di Galliera, Genova, Italy

Date: 8–18 November, 1983

Number of participants: 410

Document(s): Call, Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of Participants

Comment: The Mail Art project constituted only a part of the whole exhibition.

Rubber Stamp Archives

Organizer(s): Janssen, Ruud

Location: Tilburg, Netherlands

Date: 15 October, 1983–

Number of participants: 1621+

Document(s): Calls, Article, Works, Catalogs

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

Available for research at Artpool: Calls, Catalog

Show Your Colors, exhibition

Organizer(s): Banana, Anna

Location: Arts, Sciences and Technology Centre, Vancouver, Canada

Date: 1983

Number of participants: 256, 32 countries

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

The Storefront, artist run space

Organizer(s): Lloyd, Ginny

Location: San Francisco, California, USA

Date: December, 1982 – November, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Blog post (part 1, part 2)

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

"In 1982–83 her Storefront: A Living Art Project held monthly mail art shows, exhibitions and performances by mail art participants.” mailartists

Tabu, exhibition

Organizer(s): Xertox csoport

Location: Bercsényi Kollégium, Budapest, Hungary

Date: 26 April, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Invitation (poster)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Invitation (poster)

Comment: Mail Art posters from the collection of Árpád Fenyvesi Tóth, András Lengyel and Róbert Swierkiewicz

Telephone Music. Ein Telefon konzert. Konzert über Telefon, APS No. 12

Organizer(s): Adrian, Robert X. – Helmut J. Mark – Rainald Schumacher – János Vető – Artpool

Location: Studio of the Österreichische Kultur-Service,Vienna, Austria – Auf und Abbau Galery, Berlin, Germany – Artpool Studio, Budapest, Hungary

Date: 15 April, 1983

Number of participants:

Document(s): Video, Book, Photos, Radio Artpool No. 3

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Video, Photos, Radio Artpool, Book

Bibliography: Budapest-Bécs-Berlin telefonkoncert, Aktuális Levél, No. 4, 1983. Április, p. 9.

"In the program each city transmitted a one-hour long partly live concert, in the 4th hour a common concert of the musicians and the public in Budapest and Berlin was transmitted.” artpool.hu

Le Timbré, periodical

Author(s)/Editor(s): Daligand, Daniel

Publisher: Daniel Daligand, Levallois Perret, France

Date: 1983–1985 (12 issues); 1986–1992 (10 issues)

Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Issues: Nos. 1, 4, (L’Art Plastique), 9, 11, 12 & Issues: Nos. 9, (Decentralized World Wide Networker Congress)

Comment: Couple of the issues don’t have exact numbering on the cover. There we use the title written on the cover in stead of numbers.

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