domingo, 27 de junio de 2010
miércoles, 16 de junio de 2010
INVITATION TO PARTICIPATE
4th International Art Exhibit
Kootenay Region, B.C.
Deadline: April 30th, 2011
No fee. No jury. No return.
Fall 2011, there will be an exhibit in Trail, B.C. of all books/book works received. We also hope to arrange a touring exhibit of the books. Details will be forthcoming closer to Fall 2011.
Online documentation: http://bairfaystbooksblogspot.
Calling for all types of books; pages for insertion in artist books being produced. Also accepting jpgs of bookcases; bookstores; libraries, works-in-progress; manuscripts; any & all things book-related.
Contact: gail d whitter at email@example.com for more information and/or to send your jpgs.
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sábado, 12 de junio de 2010
INTERNATIONAL MAIL ART PROJECT
Deadline: 31 Dec 2010
Media: Photographs, emails, cartoons, collages, poems, visual poems, paintings, prints,digital images, any medium, any technique
Size: Any size
All works will be displayed on this website
No jury, no fee, no return.
Sakarya mah. Dumlupınar cad. No:2 10300 Ayvalık- Balıkesir / Turkey
for the first hundredth anniversary of his birth
… every process suffers partial or total interferences to work of case…
John Milton Cage (Los Angeles, 5th September 1912 - New York, 12th August
1992), is an American musician, among few of those that deeply succeeded to
influence European music. His participations in Europe, among '54, '57 and ‘58,
has aroused in fact the immediate interest of the musical vanguards that
immediately perceive what is new, disturbing and stimulating in the music of
the American composer.
He studies before with Adolph Weiss, disciple of Schönberg, and then with
Schönberg himself. From the beginning his compositions have a clearly
In the thirties he begins a tie both sentimental that artistic with Merce
Cunningham, choreographer precursor of the post-modern dance, that goes on for
all the life.
Not meaning here to circumscribe the complex artistic and musical vicissitude
of Cage. This initiative wants instead to place the accent on the concept of
chance - alea - that from the fifties onwards breaks into his artistic
Influenced from Zen Buddhism and from the philosopher Daisetz Teitaro, Cage
supports the principle of the intentionality in the artistic composition and he
tries to free the sounds from every expressiveness, introducing both in the
composition that in the execution the concept of vagueness.
He tries therefore to put together the sounds in a quite random way and, in
order to make it, he uses different procedures.
As an example, in the 4 books of Music of Changes (1951), all that is written
is fruit of the launch of the 3 I Ching coins, or book of changes.
And we know that in the I Ching is worried exclusively of the accidental
aspect of the events. The nexus cause-effect, so glad to the Occidentals,
In the I Ching we have the synchronism that is the opposite of the causality.
That means, while for the western thought the importance is placed on the
sequence of the events, here we find ourselves in front of a thought that first
of all places the accent on the coincidence of the events in a given time and a
determined space. The events happen just at that time, because they are
interdependent among them as they are interdependent from who observes them.
The vagueness of Cage is never absolute and his poetics becomes part in that
cultural trend that crack the principles of the western thought and reveals its
Then, it’s impossible do not think to Tristan Tzara and to the movement dada
for the absolute preference conceded to the game and the accidental combination
of words and objects, or - just to put a name - do not remember the dripping,
the color left to drip on the picture, of Jackson Pollock.
Nb: nothing than written can be reproduced without authorization.
Send the works to
via Roma n 117 -
81100 Caserta - Italia
Technique: free ; Format: free, max a4 ; Dead:
Participation: free; the sent works will not be given back.
Important: only works on envelope or postcard; every other support will not be
All the works will be published to the following address:
The accidental misfortunes of the shipping, the chance encounters of unknown
distances at last determine the peculiarity of the work became part of the
sábado, 5 de junio de 2010
TEMA: Ecología Cotidiana
CÓMO CUIDO MI PLANETA DIARIAMENTE?
TÉCNICA LIBRE: (dibujo, pintura, collage, foto, poesia visual, obra digital, fotocopia, etc.) con la única consigna de incluir el concepto ECOLOGÍA COTIDIANA de la forma en que lo desee.
FORMATO: 10x15 Ó 15x15 Se exhibirá el frente del trabajo.
En el reverso consignar: Título y datos personales: Dirección postal, E-mail, blog o web site si posee
SIN JURADO Y SIN SELECCIÓN. Todos los trabajos serán publicados junto con los datos de su autor en el blog http://ecologiacotidiana-artecorreo.blogspot.com, integrado al sitio oficial de la Municipalidad de Cañada de Gómez, a redes sociales y sitios vinculados a ésta temática.
RECEPCIÓN DE OBRAS: hasta el 5 de noviembre de 2010
EXHIBICIÓN: en el MAC (Museo de Artistas Cañadenses) desde el 19 al 21 de noviembre en celebración del DÍA DEL AIRE PURO
Las piezas recibidas se reunirán bajo la forma de Libro Objeto de Artista que será donado al MAC y, junto con el catálogo de participantes, formará parte del patrimonio de esa institución.
Consultas: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
ENVIAR EXCLUSIVAMENTE POR CORREO POSTAL A:
(2500) Canada de Gómez
The Florence Cassez Mail Art Support Project
- Theme : Justice, Freedom - Postcards should bear the mention : « Florence is onschuldig » (Florence is innocent)
- Our Goal : To raise awareness and support for Florence Cassez in the region of Wervik, and around the world. To engage participants in a reflexion over the importance of freedom and the need of an honest justice.
- Size : Postcard, maximum size 10,5 x 21 cm or US half letter.
- Technic : Free : Drawing, collage, calligraphy, stamp, painting, etc, etc
- Participation : Open to all.
- Deadline : December 31 2010
- Rules : No Jury, No price, No return
- Exhibition :
- Postcards will be showed on this website
!!! We will publish only your name and country of residence, unless you allow us to give more informations (street, city).
-Postcards will be showed at the window of the Florence Cassez Steuncomitee
- An exhibition will take place in Februari 2011 in Wervik, Belgium, at the
Sint-Janskapel 8940 Wervik.
- Postcards will later be showed at various other events in support of Florence Cassez.
- Adress :
Florence Cassez Steuncomitee – Wervik