Join us for a conversation between Michael Crane, author of Correspondence Art: Source Book for the Network of International Postal Art Activity (1984)
and PaP artists Liz Jones, Annabel Pettigrew, Harry Meadows, Gemma Gore, James Aldridge and Laura Eldret. The event will include an overview of the history of correspondence art and conversation exploring the methods, values and role that this form of art making may play in our current times of social distancing.
Correspondence Art: Source Book for the Network of International Postal Art Activity is a long out-of-print anthology by Michael Crane and Mary Stofflet, and is belived to be the authoritative work on correspondence art. It was compiled during the peak of correspondence art activity, with contributions from many of the medium’s major players. Contributors: Ken Friedman, Dick Higgins, Ulises Carrion, Judith A. Hoffberg, Marily Ekdahl Ravicz, Jean-Marc Poinsot, Thomas Cassidy, Milan Knizak, Klaus Groh, Kenneth Coutts-Smith, Richard Craven, A.M. Fine, Tomas Schmit, Thomas Albright, Anna Banana, Andrzej Partum, Stephan Kukowski, Robert Reehfeldt, Steve Hitchcock, Edgardo-Antonio Vigo, Geoffrey Cook, Gaglione 1940-2040, C.E. Loeffler, Ken Friedman, Georg M. Gugelberger, James Warren Felter, and Peter Frank.