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Abracadabra, periodical

Author(s)/Editor(s): Angioni, Marcello - corresponding editors: Franco Beltrametti & Harry Hoogstraten

Publisher: Marcello Angioni, Luxembourg

Date: 1977 - 1981

Number of participants:

Document(s): Nos. 1-5

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artistbooks, Artpool, John Benjamins Antiquaritat

Available for research at Artpool: First Issue

"Dopo un grave incidente d’auto in Lussemburgo [Franco Beltrametti] passa tre mesi in ospedale e fonda con Marcello Angioni e Harry Hoogstraten la rivista ‘Abracadabra’.” Indicazioni bio-bibliografiche Franco Beltrametti (1937-1995), in: Riconsiderato, elte.hu (Ed. by Szkárosi, Endre – Krisztián Puskár)

Art Documentation. Five Years’ Research Project 1976–1980, exhibition

Organizer(s): Horiike, Tohei

Location: Union Gallery, San Jose State University, California, September, 1979; Santa Monica College Gallery, USA, October–November, 1979

Date: 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): List of Participants (until 2nd August, 1979), Calls, Invitation, Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: List of participants, Call, Catalog, Invitation

Artworker Contart News, newsletter

Author(s)/Editor(s): Rehfeldt, Robert

Publisher: Edition Contart, East-Berlin, Germany

Date: 1977–

Number of participants:

Document(s): Article, Posters (as different issues of the newsletter)

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, Fluxus Archive, Lomholt, Setup 4

Available for research at Artpool: Various issues

Bibliography: Thurmann-Jajes, Anne: Robert Rehfeldt and Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt. Their GDR-Based International Network, in: setup4 No. 1, setup4.de, 2013

"Rehfeldt’s phrase “CONTART”, a contraction of the words “contact” and “art”, was an attempt to defy nationalist sentiments by uniting “art workers” across borders through the principle of contact.” Paulo Bruscky & Robert Rehfeldt “Home Archives” and Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt “Signs Fiction”at Chert, Berlin, in: moussemagazine.it, 2015

Cabaret Voltaire, international journal of correspondence art

Organizer(s): Hitchcock, Steve

Location: San Diego, California, USA

Date: 1977–1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Nos. 1-4

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

Available for research at Artpool: Nos. 1

California Drought Catalog, exhibition

Organizer(s): Mutt, Richard

Location: A.A.P. Conference, San Jose, California, USA

Date: 8–9 October, 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Call, Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Commonpress, artists' magazine

Author(s)/Editor(s): Petasz, Pawel (+ many others)

Publisher: Arriére-Garde, Elbag, Poland

Date: 1977–1990

Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues, Articles

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

Available for research at Artpool: First Issue, List of issues

Bibliography: B.T.S., Commonpress Retrospective, Commonpress No. 56, Administration Center, Wellen, Belgium - Museum het Toreke, Tienen, Belgium, September, 1984, p. 141 (Ed. by Bleus, Guy) Commonpress publications, in: Perneczky, Géza: The Magazine Network. The Trends of Alternative Art in the Light of their Periodicals 1968-1988, Soft Geometry, Köln, 1993, pp. 265-266.

Comment: See the full list of published Commonpress issues at our page dedicated to the magazine.

Documenta 6, project

Organizer(s): Albrecht D.

Location: Reflections Press, Stuttgart, Germany

Date: 1972–1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Second Earth Healing, exhibition

Organizer(s): Stake, Chuck (Don Mabie) – Dwayne Rourke

Location: Parachute Centre for Cultural Affairs, Calgary, Canada

Date: 1–15 June, 1977

Number of participants: 138

Document(s): Catalog (list of participants)

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog (list of participants)

Ephemera, periodical

Author(s)/Editor(s): Carrión, Ulises - Aart van Barneveld - Salvador Flores (eds.)

Publisher: Other Books and So, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Date: 1977–1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Full series of Nos. 1-12

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

Available for research at Artpool: Full series of Nos. 1-12

Exchangeable Photo, (formular) project

Organizer(s): Lomholt, Niels (Lomholt Formular Press)

Location: Falling, Denmark

Date: 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Formular publication

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

Available for research at Artpool: Formular publication

Foreighn Ingredients, exhibition

Organizer(s): Ackerman, Blaster Al – Terry Reid – Betty Kelly

Location: Sculpture Centre Gallery, The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Date: 17 May – 4 June, 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Invitation (poster), Article

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

Available for research at Artpool: Invitation (poster)

How We Met. Or a Microdemystification. AQ No. 16, Fluxus, publication

Author(s)/Editor(s): Paull, Silke – Hervé Würz (eds.)

Publisher: Erwin Stegentritt, Saarbrücken, West-Germany

Date: 1977

Number of participants: 13

Document(s): Publication

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Publication

Inbound / Outbound, exhibition

Organizer(s): Nannucci, Maurizio

Location: Zona, Firenze, Italy

Date: February–March, 1977

Number of participants: 100

Document(s): Article, Call

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

Available for research at Artpool: Call

“Inbound/Outbound was an exhibition in 1977, the contents of which were sent directly to Zona (who had solicited their participation) by 100 artists from all over the world, with particular attention to East Europe countries, South America, Japan, and Australia.” Nannucci, Mauricio: Zona non profit art space and zona archives in Florence, in: zonanonprofitartspace.it

In the Circle '77

Organizer(s): Petasz, Pawel

Location: Pegaz Culture House, Elblag, Poland

Date: 1–30 December, 1977

Number of participants: 172

Document(s): Catalog, Invitation (poster), Article

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Kunst Per Post. Kunst Als Kommunikatie, exhibition

Organizer(s): Rook, G. J. De

Location: Utrecht, Netherlands

Date: 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

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

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Nature is Life. Save It, project

Organizer(s): Huber, Joseph W.

Location: Berlin, West Germany

Date: 1977–

Number of participants: 170

Document(s): Postcard, Article

Source(s) of the listed documents: Held [Michel Corfou List], Lomholt, Außer Kontrolle!

Available for research at Artpool: Article

Bibliography: Napp, Antonia: Planet under Threat – the Environment and Destruction as Themes of East German Graphic Art, in: Außer Kontrolle! Farbige Grafik & Mail Art in der DDR / Out of Control! Color Prints and Mail Art in the GDR, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Köln, 2016, pp. 64–72.

Polaroid Portraits, project

Organizer(s): Hamilton, Richard

Location:

Date: 1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalogs, Vol. 1–4

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, MACBA, Museo Reina Sofia

Available for research at Artpool: Vol. 2

Post Cards, assembling publication

Author(s)/Editor(s): Ferro, Antonio (ed.)

Publisher: Edizioni “Experimenta”, Naples, Italy

Date: 1977

Number of participants: 10

Document(s): Assembling

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Assembling

Stamp Post Cards, assembling publication

Author(s)/Editor(s): Schraenen, Guy

Publisher: Guy Schraenen éditeur, Antwerpen, Belgium

Date: 1977

Number of participants: 13

Document(s): Assembling

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Assembling

Stamps In Praxis, exhibition

Organizer(s): Schraenen, Guy

Location: Galerie Kontakt, Antwerp, 1977; Stempelplaats, Amsterdam, 1978

Date: 1977–1978

Number of participants:

Document(s): Catalog

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool

Available for research at Artpool: Catalog

Texto Poetico, assembling magazine

Author(s)/Editor(s): Grupo Texto Poetico – Bartolomé Ferrando

Publisher: Grupo Texto Poetico, Valencia, Spain

Date: 1977–

Number of participants:

Document(s): Issues

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

Available for research at Artpool: Issues

Vecopenunclas. Operation Wipe-Out, project and performance

Organizer(s): Summers, Rod (V.E.C.)

Location: de Appel, Amsterdam, Holland

Date: 22 June, 1977

Number of participants: 25

Document(s): Call, Description

Source(s) of the listed documents: Artpool, de Appel

Available for research at Artpool: Description

Bibliography: Meijden, Peter van der: Box Boxing Boxers. Mail Art Projects, Exhibitions and Archives, in: lomholtmailartarchive.dk, 2014

“While still a student at the Jan van Eyck academy in Maastricht, Summers started a year-long project called VEC Secret Bureaucracy. The project ended with a performance at De Appel art centre in Amsterdam on 22 June 1977 during which he destroyed a mail art archive that he had built up during the preceding year.” Meijden, Peter van der: Box Boxing Boxers. Mail Art Projects, Exhibitions and Archives, in: lomholtmailartarchive.dk, 2014

Violence Permanente, research based exhibition series

Organizer(s): Albrecht D.

Location: Stuttgart, Germany

Date: 1965–1977

Number of participants:

Document(s): Bookwork, Photos

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

Available for research at Artpool: Bookwork

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