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Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books

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Kathleen Nartuhi replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"It looks like I too will have to begin work on my book in December to send in January. As usual it's complicated! :) Cheers, Kathleen "
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Kathleen Nartuhi replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Hi Marcela, Will of course send only a common paper envelope. Is there an Argentina size requirement? Here in the USA a common paper envelope maximum size is 15.55 cm x 29.210 cm x .63500 cm (6 1/8 inches x 11 1/2 inches x 1/4 inches thick). …"
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Karen Alekyan liked cheryl penn's blog post An Encyclopedia of Everything Turns 300 Books
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Jac Balmer replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Hopefully have finished today (if they don't stick together while being flattened). I'm happy to sent in two batches or all at once after Christmas"
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Lisa Iversen replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Just checking in... and will send on time.  Hope the SA postal strike is soon resolved!"
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CityTitle

"Youhouuuu, very happy right now. Got the photos and they look good. Polaroid style like for Couch Potato. I'm sending them tomorrow! (thanks for posting the pic!!)"
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Collaborative books originally made for An Encyclopedia of Everything, now uploaded by Marie Wintzer (Japan) on scribd.com. City has physically not been made yet - we are waiting for photographs to cross the oceans, and with the current postal…
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cheryl penn commented on cheryl penn's group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Marie Wintzer (Japan)has just uploaded our two collaborative books, made for An Encyclopedia of Everything on scribd.com https://www.scribd.com/BooksOfEther SO exciting :-)! "
Nov 5
Petru Viljoen replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"Thanks for the requirements regarding packaging of the books, Marcela Peral. I haven't started work yet, know what is needed to to the job but haven't acquired the materials for it yet. Postal strike still ongoing in South Africa with no…"
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Karen Alekyan left a comment for cheryl penn
"HI, many thanks:))"
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Marcela Peral replied to cheryl penn's discussion 3.0 # 14 (Holes) in the group Collaborative Mail Art Artists' Books
"I´ll begin my books in December and send them in January... I think it´s better to send after Christmas and the New Year! If you´re sending anything to Argentina I beg you use a common paper envelope NO PLASTIC OR HARD ENVELOPES…"
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Your website address:
http://cherylpenn.com/wpb/
Name of institution/organisation/press/studio?
1999 Jelly Bean Studio. See also www.cherylpenn.com
Background
Lecturer painting and art history. Book maker, curator.
Your Blog address
http://an-encyclopedia-of-everything.blogspot.com

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Cheryl penn's Blog

An Encyclopedia of Everything Turns 300 Books

Posted on July 22, 2014 at 4:30 0 Comments

20th July 2013.

I have started the collation (massive task!) and systematic documentation of all the works received for An Encyclopedia of Everything, for an on-line catalogue due for down loading when this installation is exhibited in October (D.V. at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban). Two highpoints stand out for me. One, the date of An Encyclopedia of Everything turning 100 books was 29th July 2013. This means that in just a year, over 200 books have been made and swopped and travelled…

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The Dissemination of Unique Books into the World as Mail Art

Posted on March 4, 2011 at 20:32 3 Comments

I predominately make one-off unique books. When they are bought, they sit on shelves gathering dust, very seldom seeing the light of day. So now, once they are made, I cut them up and send them out as mail art into the world. A process based art practice.  The World is a Town, inspired by the Novgorod Codex was the first recycled hand made book to  suffer this fate. The second book to undergo the knife is Bones of Contention. This work originally took nine months to complete. In one…

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The World is a Town

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 3:36 2 Comments

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

The World is a Town

Posted on September 26, 2010 at 3:29 0 Comments

The World is a Town is a unique artist's book I made in 2009. It is

based on the Novgorod Codex which dates back to the 11th century. For

further information on this book see my website www.cherylpennartistsbooks.com - it is Book 38.

ANYWAY!! I intend to disseminate this work as Mail Art. Everyone who sends me

mail art interpreting the title "The World is a Town" will receive a

mail art piece of this… Continue

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At 3:44 on November 5, 2014, Karen Alekyan said…

HI, many thanks:))

At 10:52 on October 10, 2014, Marie Wintzer said…

Yaaay, my first friend :-)) 

At 9:38 on May 27, 2014, catherine mc cue boes said…

hi Cheryl the book exhibition does look great and is a bit hard to get all the works in the photoes but very glad it is up with just the  artist talks and opening to go.

At 0:13 on April 12, 2014, Maddy Pethick said…

hi Cheryl

nice to join the group - not new to this site but only just starting to join in : )

At 4:17 on July 30, 2013, fátima queiroz said…

Hi, Cheryl

How are you?

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For you....thanks!

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At 18:56 on February 25, 2013, Colleen Ross said…

Dear Cheryl,

Thanks so much for your very kind words about my book "10 Seconds of Falling" for your "Encyclopaedia of Everything" Collaboration.  And an unlimited thank you to you for triggering my new found interest in making books - resulting from that course you gave at The Labia some years ago.   :-)

At 4:12 on February 23, 2013, Anete Ulmane said…

Hello, Cheryl! I'm from IUOMA and now I want to join book artists communities.

Did you receive my bookie "Journey in a more peaceful world" ?

At 4:25 on February 15, 2013, Angie Cope said…

Oh boy Cheryl. March 10th is

http://dayofawesomeness.com/

At 10:07 on February 9, 2013, rObfOs said…

Hi Cheryl,  thanks for the welcome.  I've had a look at your blog and your images are really intriguing and interesting.  I'm pretty new to the phenomenon of collaborative book arts, with my first project being BookArtObject2012.  I'm looking forward to doing more and "meeting" more interesting artists like yourself.  Kind Regards,  Robyn (rObfOs)

At 0:15 on January 10, 2013, Geraldine Hudson said…
Thanks :) looks like a great group, I hope to have time to collaborate later on this year!
I'm also planning an artists books month in my small exhibition space in the autumn, will send out invites when it's all finalised, meanwhile it's inspiring looking at all the great books here!
 
 
 

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