June 20, 2015

(+ POIESIS) call for mail art

Filed under: Uncategorized — larspalm @ 5:27 pm

this in the email recently

{+ P O I E S I S}

Call for Mail Art



Convocatory / Call


The Cultural Institute Tchello d’Barros (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) invites poets and visual artists of any nationality to participate in the exhibition {+ POIESIS} International Mail Art Exhibition to be held at the XXV Brazilian Poetry Congress, 05-10 October 2015 in the city of Bento Gonçalves (RS), Brazil, a realization of the Proyecto Cultural Sur.




– Registration:

Only 01 Visual Poem per participant, in Postcard format, the size 10 X 15 cm. Wright on backside your name, address and e-mail, and if necessary, title, year, signature etc.


– Schedule

Submission of works by physical mail: posting until August 31, 2015

Release with selected names: September 15, 2015 by e-mail.

Opening of physical exposure: 05 October 2015

Visitation: until 10 October 2015

Virtual show: 25 October 2015



Could the Mail Art (Arte Correo, Arte Postal) be a vehicle for contemporary Visual Poetry? Yes! Send your Visual Poem any technique and subject, with free creations or experimental typography, lettrism, extemporaneous concretisms, assemics writting, typewriting, textual images, imagistic texts, inaugural alphabets, quantum language, calligraphic encryptions, semiotic experimentation and aesthetic dialogues with the tradition of Visual Poetry. Or +!


– Exhibition

The Postcards will be presented on exhibition at the Foundation House of Arts (Fundação Casa das Artes), in Bento Gonçalves city on the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Non-competitive exhibition, without awards, no management fees, no jury, no sales, no refund of the Postcards. Will not be exposed images offensive, violent, racial or discriminatory. There will be nominal digital certificate to be sent to the e-mail that included the back of the Postcard. There will be a photographic report on the site of the show, virtual version of the exhibition and the possibility of present at another cultural centers in Brazil and abroad. The simple act of sending the Postcard indicates the authorization disclosure of your name and image of the work (both sides) by all medias and acceptance of the conditions of this project.


– Contact

Tchello d’Barros (curator) tchellodbarros@gmail.com

Info: https://www.facebook.com/poiesiscuradoria



– Address to send the Postcard:

Tchello d’Barros

Largo Wanda de Oliveira, 400 Apt. 203-B

Cidade Universitária – CEP 21941-903

Rio de Janeiro, RJ – Brasil


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