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1st Annual Black Mountain II Postal Art Show
Organizer(s): Weisman, Stephanie – Norine Spurling
Location: Black Mountain College II, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Letter, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella
Bibliography: Huntington, Richard: First-class Art, in: Buffalo Courier-Express, 16 August, 1981, pp. 4–6.
Administration, project
Organizer(s): Bleus, Guy
Location: Wellen, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Diploma
Source(s) of the listed documents: Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Alfabeto International Exhibition of Mail Art
Organizer(s): Stagnaro, Umberto
Location: Finale Legure, Italy
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella
Alien Transmissions, exhibition
Organizer(s): Artlink Artspace
Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Date: 6 February – 3 March, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call, Umbrella
Amazonic High-Ways, exhibition
Organizer(s): Maggi, Ruggero
Location: XVI Biennal of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Date: October–December, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Amazonic Trip, exhibition
Organizer(s): Maggi, Ruggero
Location: Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Peru
Date: 13–30 November, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call, Short history
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call
Anti-WW3 Internationalist Mail Art Show
Organizer(s): San Francisco Poster Brigade (Rachael Romero)
Location: San Francisco, California, USA, October, 1980; New York City, June, 1981.
Date: 1980–1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981); Umbrella (May 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Antwerp International Mail-Art Festival
Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy
Location: Antwerpen, Belgium
Date: 25 September – 1 November, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980), Call, Letter, Poster
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (November 1980); Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Poster
Bibliography: Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980 (ed. by Guy Schraenen)
The Archives. Art Information Centre, project
Organizer(s): Van Beveren, Peter
Location: Provinciaal Museum, Hasselt, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Invitation
Source(s) of the listed documents: Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Archivio, exhibition
Organizer(s): Maggi, Ruggero
Location: Sixto Notes, Milan, Italy
Date: 28 April – 4 May, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, List of Participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Are You Experienced? Love Hate Fear Suicide, exhibition
Organizer(s): Bleus, Guy
Location: Museum of Vrije University, Brussels, Belgium
Date: 1–30 November, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog (with microfiche), Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog (with microfiche), Call
Art and Post. Művészet és Posta. APS No. 7, exhibition
Organizer(s): Galántai, György
Location: Mini Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
Date: 21 July – 20 August, 1981
Number of participants: 86+

Document(s): Photos, (4 different) Catalogs, Poster
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Koppány Márton]
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog, Poster

Comment: Artpool's first Hungarian Mail Art exhibition with postal works by 86 artists and invitation cards of 36 cultural institutions. Some sent objects and bookworks were also shown as well as two international mail art projects. Pieces from Artpool's audio archive were to be listen to during the show.
Art and Sea Project
Organizer(s): Crozier, Robin
Location: Artscentre, Sunderland, England
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): List of participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Ruch List], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: List of participants
Art Garden Show. Kunst Garten Schau
Organizer(s): Olbrich, Jürgen O.
Location: Kunoldstr. 34, Kassel, West Germany
Date: June 1 – July 30, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog, Poster
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Postcards
Bibliography: Olbrich, Jürgen O. (ed.): Kunstgartenschau. Artgardenshow, Kunoldstr. 34, Kassel, Germany, 1981, 114 p.
Art in the Street, exhibition
Organizer(s): Mercado, Santiago
Location: Candorga Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Date: 19 April – 8 May, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Arte Postal Verano, exhibition
Organizer(s):
Location: Galeria Bar G. Patacon, La Coruna, Spain
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Poster
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Poster
Art-Umbrella-Postcard Show, APS No. 8 (My Art Loves Your Art)
Organizer(s): Galántai, György – Klaniczay, Júlia (Artpool)
Location: Helikon Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
Date: 16 December, 1981 – 10 January, 1982
Number of participants: 33

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1982); Jean Brown]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella
Artist’s Books. Llibres D’Artista, exhibition
Organizer(s): Metronom (Rafael Tous, Centre De Documentació d’Art Actual)
Location: Metronom, Barcelona, Spain
Date: 6 October – 5 November, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call
Artists’ Postage Stamps. Marke Umetnika
Organizer(s): Todorovic, Miroljub (Signalist Documentation Center) – Slavko Timotijevic
Location: Happy Gallery, (Srecna Galerija, Students Cultural Centre), Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Date: November, 1981
Number of participants: 93

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981); Jean Brown]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Artist Profession Man. Artista Professione Uomo, exhibition series
Organizer(s): Chiarlone, Bruno (Work Area)
Location: Arzago d’Adda, Italy, 30 November, 1981; D’Antonio Silvio Studio, Salerno, February, 1982; Five Towers Micro Hall Center (Dr. Klaus Groh), Augustfehn, Germany, May 1982; Comisión De Cultura De AEBU (Clemente Padín), Montevideo, Uruguay, 1983
Date: 1981–1983
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Letter, List of Participants (1982)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: List of Participants, Umbrella
Artists’ Rubber Stamps, exhibition
Organizer(s): I.S.E.L.P, G. Brys-Schatan
Location: Bruxelles, Belgium
Date: 20 March – 3 April, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held, Lomholt, Umbrella (March 1981)
Available for research at Artpool:
Audio Cassettes, project
Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy
Location: Antwerp International Mail Art Festival, ICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Avant-Garde Post Card Exhibition. Nuove Cartoline. Cartoline postali di ieri e di oggi in un’ottica d’avantguardia
Organizer(s): Sturani, Enrico
Location: Rome, Italy
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Belfast, project
Organizer(s): Porter, Bern
Location: Belfast, Maine, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Supplement to ME, Vol.2, No. 2)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981); Umbrella (May 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Belt Buckle, project
Organizer(s): French, David
Location: Irvine, California, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Chuck Stake List], Lomholt, Umbrella (September 1981)
Available for research at Artpool:
Bern Porter International Mail Art Exhibition
Organizer(s): Pittore, Carlo
Location: La Galleria dell’ Occhio, New York, USA
Date: April–May, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog, Stampsheets (Supplement to ME, Vol.2, No. 2)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Stampsheets (Supplement to ME, Vol.2, No. 2)
Blankspots, exhibition
Organizer(s): Swierkiewicz, Róbert
Location: Budapest, Hungary
Date: ?–23 August, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): List of Participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool
Available for research at Artpool: List of Participants
Bodies of Artists Danish Mail Art Show
Organizer(s): Schmidt-Olsen, Carsten
Location: Hjerring, Denmark
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella
Capitalism is Sad, project
Organizer(s): T., Patrick
Location: ASIC Studio, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
Date: 31 August – 12 September, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Colombia Desde Afuera. Columbia From the Outside, exhibition
Organizer(s): Peli, Romano – Michaela Versari
Location: C.D.O., Parma, Italy – Museo de Arte Moderno de Meddelin Biennial Exhibition, Columbia
Date: 5–25 August, 1981
Number of participants: 36, 22 countries

Document(s): Call, Letter
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Letter, Umbrella
Commonpress No. 40, The Museum Project
Organizer(s): Van Geluwe, Johan
Location: Waregem, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Commonpress No. 41, Mutual Illumination
Organizer(s): Boutemard, Bernhard Suin de
Location: Lindenfels, West Germany
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s):
Source(s) of the listed documents:
Available for research at Artpool:
Contact With Mail Art in the Spirit of Peaceful Coexistence, project
Organizer(s): Jesch, Birger
Location: Dresden, East Germany
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Add & Return
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jesch East German List], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Add & Return
Correspondense Art Meeting
Organizer(s): Partum, Andrzej – Pawel Petasz – Andrzej Wielgosz – Gregorz Dziamski
Location: Maximal Art Gallery, Poznań, Poland
Date: October, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, List of Participants, Photos
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Giovanni Fontana; Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Umbrella
Cosmic Desert Dada Mail Art, project
Organizer(s): Yost, Allan
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Date: September, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Current Myths, project
Organizer(s): Erlij, Tania
Location: Art Institute of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
The Dead Man’s Chest, project
Organizer(s): Baacke, Rolf-Peter
Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Envelope Show
Organizer(s):
Location: Sala O’Patacon, La Coruna, Spain
Date: 15 May – 30 June, 1980
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown]
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Exposicao de Art Door
Organizer(s): Bruscky, Paulo – Santiago
Location: Recife, Brazil
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Reference
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa; Umbrella (May 1982)]
Available for research at Artpool: Book
Bibliography: Freire, Cristina: Paulo Bruscky. Arte, Arquivo e Utopia, Sao Paulo, 2006, p. 98.
Far Communication, project
Organizer(s): Post Industrialism (Emmett Walsh)
Location: Gulfport, Florida
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Giovanni Fontana], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call
The Fault’s Casual Abuse Mail Art Show
Organizer(s): Teuty, Ian – Terence McMahon
Location: Holiday Bowl, Hayward, California, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Postcard), Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown], Lomholt, Umbrella (March 1981)
Available for research at Artpool: Call (Postcard), Catalog

Comment: Also known as the Fault’s Punk/Dada Mail Art exhibition
First Events of Vanguard and Underground Art, exhibition
Organizer(s): Pagan, Juan
Location: Martin Theater, Madrid, Spain
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
First International Visual Poetry Exhibition
Organizer(s):
Location: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Casa del Lago, Mexico
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Florida in Cleveland, exhibition
Organizer(s): Silver, Tom
Location: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Date: 9 January – 23 February, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (poster)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
From Italy, By Mail, exhibition
Organizer(s): Peli, Romano – Michaela Versari
Location: Italian Institute of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden
Date: 23 February – 8 March, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Invitation
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Invitation
Global Postale 84 Artist’s Stamps, exhibition
Organizer(s): Varney, Edwin (Global Postale 84.)
Location: Museo Internacional de Neu Art, Vancouver, Canada
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Greetings From..., exhibition
Organizer(s): Tisa, B. J.
Location: Cape Fear Arts, Wilmington, North Carolina
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Help Find Palomo!, action
Organizer(s): Talpo, Bruno – Italian Artists’ Union – Edgardo Vigo
Location: Presidente Eduardo Viola, Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Political petition
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (September, November 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool:
Help Teach Mail Art, exhibition
Organizer(s): Spiegelman, Lon
Location: Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, California, USA
Date: 13–19 October, 1980
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call (postcard)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Here 1, 2, 3. Aqui 1, 2, 3, exhibition series
Organizer(s): Marin, Manuel
Location: Jose Clemente Orozco Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico, 7–30 September, 1981; Galería Juan Martín, México, 21 July, 1982
Date: 1981–1982
Number of participants: 200, 30 countries

Document(s): Catalog, Report
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Report
Homage to Unknown Artists, project
Organizer(s): Thenot, Jean-Paul
Location: Columbes, France; Galerie S:t Petri, Lund, Sweden, 27 March – 21 April, 1981
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Poster), Certificate (of participation)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Call (Poster), Umbrella
Human Habitat, exhibition
Organizer(s): Brookman, Dieter
Location: Rostock, East Germany
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, List of Participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Umbrella (May 1981)
Available for research at Artpool: Call, List of Participants, Umbrella
I Don’t Know Much About What I Like, But I Know Art. Mail Art Contro Tutti, exhibition
Organizer(s): Priem, Robert C., Jr.
Location: Hickory Street Art Gallery and Waterbred Store, Denton, Texas, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call
Illusion and Reality, exhibition
Organizer(s): Otto Tron (Joan Miller)
Location: Gallery 101, River Falls, Wisconsin, USA
Date: 22 April – 5 May, 1981 (and by popular demand: 16 June – 14 July, 1981)
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981), Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call, Umbrella
Imagine: The Legacy of John Lennon, exhibition
Organizer(s): Stake, Chuck (Don Mabie)
Location: Off Centre Centre, Calgary, Canada
Date: 2 December, 1981 – 2 January, 1982
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Call, Article, List of Participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Chuck Stake List], Umbrella (September 1981)
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Call, Article, List of Participants

Bibliography: Tousley, Nancy: Lennon exhibition. Mail-art entries concentrate on John’s living influence, in: The Calgary Herald, 17 December, 1981
Improvisation 81, exhibition
Organizer(s): Brodsky, Michael
Location: Duke Fine Arts Center, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, USA
Date: 28–24 March, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
International Artist – Initiatives Today. Internationale Künstlerinitativen Heute, exhibition
Organizer(s): Kretschmer, Hubert
Location: Produzentengalerie, Münich, West Germany
Date: 11–27 June, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
International Graffiti Mail Art, exhibition
Organizer(s): Metallic Avau (Violetta Wynants)
Location: Salon D’Art, Bruxelles, Belgium
Date: 17 August – 26 September, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Poster (List of participants)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Umbrella
Kitsch, exhibition
Organizer(s): Van Beveren, Peter
Location: Holland Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Letters to Kobe. Portopia ’81, exhibition
Organizer(s):
Location: Kobe Port Island Exposition, Kobe, Japan
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, List of participants (Catalog)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Ruch List]
Available for research at Artpool: List of participants (Catalog), Call
Mail Art Exhibition
Organizer(s): Rosamilia, Peppe
Location: Castel San Giorgio, Italy
Date: October, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Poster (List of participants)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Poster (List of participants)
Mail Art For Peace, exhibition & campaign
Organizer(s): Ozory, Georg
Location: United Nations General Assembly, 24 October, 1981; Stuttgart Theatre, Germany, 18–24 March, 1982
Date: 1981–1982
Number of participants: 150, 30 countries

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog
Mail Art From the Seventies, project
Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy
Location: ICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Mail Art In/Out the System. L’Art Postal Dedans / Dehors Le System, exhibition
Organizer(s): Daligand, Daniel – Francois Guinochet
Location: Francois Guinochet, Paris, France
Date: 10–24 October, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, List of participants, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Umbrella (September 1981)
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, List of participants, Call, Umbrella
Mail Art Is Poetry. Arte Postale È Poesia, exhibition
Organizer(s): Chiarlone, Bruno
Location: Arzago D’Adda, Italy
Date: 18–30 June, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): List of participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool
Available for research at Artpool: List of participants

Comment: Chiarlone included in this exhibition works sent for his earlier projects Process of Identification and Artist Profession Man. Artista Professione Uomo.
A Mail Art Show 48226. Three Great Illusions, Time, Space and Self
Organizer(s): Eleinko, Gary
Location: Focus Gallery, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Date: 15 August–12 September, 1981
Number of participants: 292, 27 countries

Document(s): Catalog, Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Koppány Márton, Umbrella (May 1981), Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog
Material Metamorphosis, Commonpress No. 47, project
Organizer(s): Cracker Jack Kid (Chuck Welch)
Location: Bellevue College Hitchcock Humanities Center, Bellevue, Nebraska, USA
Date: 2 December, 1981 – 3 January, 1982
Number of participants: 130, 16 countries

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Messages 81. International Mail Art Exhibition
Organizer(s): Capuano, Guido
Location: Pinacoteca Comunale di Palazzo Bruno, Ispica, Italy
Date: 13–22 August, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
The Meeting. A Mail-Art-Performance
Organizer(s): Fakkeldij, Henk
Location: Utrecht, Holland
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981)], Lomholt, Umbrella (November 1981)
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Umbrella
My Dear… Mail Art. Mia Cara… Mail Art, exhibition
Organizer(s): Peli, Romano
Location: Convento Di San Paolo – Le Stanze, Parma, Italy
Date: 4–18 July, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): List of participants, Invitation
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa; Umbrella (September 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Invitation
The Mythical Image, exhibition series
Organizer(s): Gini, Gino (Laboratorio Artivisive, Foggia)
Location: La galleria Apollinaire, Milano, 23–26 June, 1981; Foggia, Italy, 23–31 January, 1982; 6–13 November, 1982
Date: 1981–1982
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Postcard (list of participants)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa; Umbrella (September 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog

Comment: The project lasted from 1979 to 1982. See former phases: 1979, 1980
My Art Loves Your Art. APS No. 8, Art-Umbrella-Postcard-Show. Művészet-Esernyő-Képeslap-Bemutató
Organizer(s): Galántai György – Klaniczay Júlia
Location: Helikon Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1982)]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella
Peace-postcard for Christmas. Friedensgruss zu Weinachten, exhibition
Organizer(s): Olbrich, Jürgen O.
Location: Galerie für junge Künstler im Forum, Mannheim, Germany
Date: 8 December, 1981 – 15 January, 1982
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool
Available for research at Artpool:
Photographs / Making Photographs, exhibition
Organizer(s): Duquette, Michael
Location: Toronto Photographers Co-op & The Photography Gallery, Tortonto, Canada
Date: 11 December, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog, Umbrella
Post/Arte, periodical
Author(s)/Editor(s): Espinosa, César – Colectivo-3
Publisher: Colectivo-3, Mexico City, Mexico
Date: 1982–1984
Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues, List of issues (in: Held, John (ed.): Mail Art periodicals An Annotated Inventory John Held, Jr. Collection Modern Realism Archive San Francisco, California. Depósito del archivo de John Held en el MoMA de N.Y., pp. 294-296.)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Issues Nos. 1, 1A, 2B, 3, 4, 6, 7, 10-11
Bibliography: Espinosa, César (ed.): Post/Arte, Colectivo-3, Mexico City, Mexico, 1982-1984

“The artists' group Colectivo 3 was active between 1981 and 1985. Its members were Araceli Zúñiga, Blanca Noval, Aarón Flores, and César Espinosa. The group was specifically dedicated to mail art and promoted works and exhibitions such as the Poema Colectivo: Revolución and the mail art 'marathon' 1984 in 1984: What future do we look for?. Colectivo 3 was formed after the dissolution of the former group El Colectivo, which was active between 1976 and 1979, and had been conceived to deal with social and urban issues.” moma.org

PostHype, periodical
Author(s)/Editor(s): Jacob, John P.
Publisher: Riding Beggar Press, USA
Date: 1981–1985
Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues, Article
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Wikiwand
Available for research at Artpool: Issues Vol. 1, No. (?), Vol. 2, No. 1

"Each of the first four post-card sized issues of PostHype was printed using an original rubber stamp by Jacob, hand carved from photographs” wikiwand.com

React, exhibition
Organizer(s): Lloyd, Ginny
Location: Kunoldstrasse 34, Kassel, Germany
Date: 2–28 October, 1981
Number of participants: 40

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lloyd
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

"In Kassel, I lived and worked on projects at Kunoldstrasse 34, run by Jurgen Olbrich. Kunoldstrasse 34 Is a unique space In that many projects utilizing the building and surrounding area are installations that artists actually live with. Jurgen seems to have never-ending energy, creating the most wonderful experimental Xerox books I have ever seen, many one-of-a-kind. He has an extensive archive and collection documenting projects held in the art/living space, as well as archives of mail art and correspondence projects.”
Lloyd, Ginny: The Mail Art Community in Europe: a first hand view (written for Umbrella Magazine – 1982), in: Umbrella Magazine, January 1982, Vol. 5, No. 1, ginnylloyd.blogspot.com

Self Portraits: International Stamp / Mail Art Exhibition
Organizer(s): Francis, Harley
Location: Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Date: 10 April – 2 May, 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Invitation
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Invitation, Umbrella
Shitfaced Mail Art, project
Organizer(s):
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Umbrella
Six Mail Art Projects
Organizer(s): Van Barnevelt, Aart
Location: Stempelplaats Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (March 1981)]
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog, Umbrella

Bibliography: Rubber, Vol. 3, Nos. 7-9
Mail Art 666. Mosaico-mosaikk Mail Art Show
Organizer(s): Llys, Dana – Thierry Tillier
Location: Charleroi, Belgium
Date: 1981–1983
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Jean Brown; Umbrella (March 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog
XVI Bienal de Sao Paulo, Mail Art section
Organizer(s): Zanini, Walter – Julio Plaza
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog, Letter
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Salvatore De Rosa], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Stamp Out Ronnie Show
Organizer(s): Riccardi, Joan
Location: Lightwork Gallery, Syracuse, New York, USA
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Reproductions
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (January, 1981)], Lightworks
Available for research at Artpool:

Stamp Out Ronnie, a mail art competition and exhibition marking Ronald Reagan’s election to president, includes rubber stamps and artwork solicited through the mail. The exhibition curated by Joan Riccardi includes work by Bruce Velick, Kihm Winship, Kimble Mead, Joan Riccardi, Carlo Pittore, Karen Bakke, Barton Benes, Jon Held Jr., Bruce Wood, and Ms. Ruby Rubber” lightwork.org

TV Postcards. Dr. Zwiebel’s Telepraxis presents an International Mail Art Program Stop
Organizer(s): Bernhardt, Ulrich
Location: Stuttgart, West Germany
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Catalog
Telephone Book Page
Organizer(s): Rypson, Piotr (Sator Editions)
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Date: 1981
Number of participants: 70

Document(s): Call, List of participants
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (January 1981); Umbrella (March 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, List of participants
The Third National High School Postal Art Exhibition
Organizer(s): Welch, Chuck (CrackerJack Kid)
Location:
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt, Welch
Available for research at Artpool: Call, Catalog

“I’ve asked some ‘postal pros’ to join in on the fun, but most seem too tepid towards the idea of a high school contact… too bad… lot’s of good ideas generate within institutional walls, contrary to opinion.” Chuck Welch to Anne F. Wittels as quoted in: Crackerjack Mail Art Vitae 1979-1981. A Compendium of Cracker Jack Kid’s First Mail Art Contacts with Friends and the Mail Art Exhibitions He Entered, Cracker Jack Kid, Peterborough, USA, 2017, p. 9. (ed. by Chuck Welch)

Video Vision, project
Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy
Location: ICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call, (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
Visual Poetry Show 1981
Organizer(s): Flores, Aaron
Location: Monte Alban, Mexico
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Water
Organizer(s): Kyoji Kojima
Location: Japan
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool
Available for research at Artpool: Call
The World Message Now. International Mail Art Show
Organizer(s): Art Stage
Location: Fukuoka Cultural Center, Fukuoka, Japan
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Held [Umbrella (May 1981)], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call
Yellow Mail Art Project
Organizer(s): Carrion, Ulises (Rider, Yellow)
Location: Kunstcentrum, Art Center, Arnhem, Holland, 14–25 May, 1981.
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call
Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Umbrella (May 1981); Jean Brown], Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool:
Yellow Pages
Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy
Location: ICC, Antwerp, Belgium
Date: 1981
Number of participants:

Document(s): Call (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Lomholt
Available for research at Artpool: Call (Libellus, No. 1, Oct., 1980)
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