From: "Charles Francois"
Date: October 15, 2006 1:09:12 PM GMT+02:00
Subject: recollection (v.04)

Dear Julia,
here it is:

author: Charles FRANCOIS
medium: DVD video
title: "Some memories of my meetings with Pigdada"

planned running time: 55' max
(try to make shorter for your expo, but impossible to be more exact now)

description : records of Charles Francois with Baudhuin Simon in

1992 : zoo congress (with Guy Bleus and many other networkers)
1992 : pig-rat congress at RAT's home in Liege Belgium
1997 : Shozo Shimamoto (and others)'s visit in Angleur Belgium
1998 : pig-rat incongruous meeting (?) in Trois-Ponts Belgium
2001 : Wasted Angels opening in Liege Belgium
2002 : Ryosuke Cohen (and others)'s visit in Marbehan Belgium

(feel free to adapt that as you want for your program invitation)

Best regards


1986: participant in several congresses

1992: participant in many congresses
co-organizer (with Rod Summers)
of the Cookie Congress (Liege-Maastricht session)

Arrival in Maastricht on August 08, 1992
(coming from Liege by the Maas river, on board of "Le Pays de Liege")

standing from left to right: Hans-Ruedi FRICKER (Switzerland) Metallic AVAU (Belgium) Gilbertto PRADO (Brazil) Guy BLEUS (Belgium) Guy STUCKENS (Belgium) Charles FRANCOIS (Belgium) XXX (Mail Art Network outsider)
sitting from left to right: Daniel DALIGAND (France) Luc FIERENS (Belgium) Volker HAMANN (Germany)

1998: participant in many congresses

2004: missing

2006: met Dobrica Kamperelic for the first time of my life
after about 10 years of correspondance (1982-1992) and almost 15 years of silence (see below)

Dobrica KAMPERELIC (left) and Charles FRANCOIS (right)
at AQUILONE space in LIEGE Belgium, on April 24, 2006

Charles Francois (B) web-link | artpool-link


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