Dot to Dot Above Ground Level based at 42 Richard Stannard House, Bridge Street, Blyth, started 5th August 2014 and will be running until 31st October 2014. As part of this socially engaged project, I have been on site every Thursday delivering sessions involving Mail Art. Each day has brought a seperate theme and focus, with ideas inspired by projects published on the International Union of Mail Artists website and the blogger site Mail Art Projects.
Thursday 7th August Theme: I Dream of……. Exhibition opportunity at Incline Gallery, San Francisco (December 2014), ArTik Freidburg and Civil Academy Berlin, Germany. After the exhibition the artwork will be given away to residents in nursing homes, orphanages and homeless shelters.
Thursday 14th August Theme: Resist 100 years of war 1914-2014
Last session: Thursday 28th August 11-4.30pm Theme: International Collage Push your collage to the limit! What really represents your area, your town, lets take Blyth across the world to the Ukraine for an international exhibition of collage! What happens to my artwork? You give it away, but join an international movement of Mail Artists