24 February 2011
BREAD IS PEACE
MAIL ART CALL: BREAD IS PEACE
ARTISTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT A PIECE OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK BASED UPON THE THEME OF BREAD AND PEACE.
THEME: All countries have bread and many bread varieties, probably bread is the most important food for the entire humanity. Bread, compared to other foods, is pretty simple, however, no other food is capable of evoking such emotions and charm as the fragrance and the smell of baked bread. If we also consider the real power of bread which is capable of satisfying so much people's hunger all over the world, for its simplicity and goodness it is usually considered as a “first-aid” food for all those people who, unfortunately, are living in conditions of hunger and desperate need. Bread is a precious food, and for the entire world it is important and precious as peace. BREAD and PEACE are the basic need of the World.
PARTICIPATION: Open to all
TECHNIQUE: Free technique and free support are accepted.
FORMAT: max size 13 x 18 cm. (5x7 inches)
TERMS: No jury, no selection, no prizes, no returns. Violent, racist or insulting works will not be accepted. O Participants agree to allow reprodion and public axhibitions of their artwork by the organizers of the event.
Please provide you name, surname, country, address + e-mail address and web site if one exists.
EXHIBITIONS: the works will become part of art exhibitions in national and international fairs with the “Consorzio di Tutela del Pane di Matera IGP” starting from April, 2011. The first art exhibition is dated for “SQUISITO 2011-SAN PATRIGNANO” fair.
All postcards will be part of a silent auction with other works of art; the donations will be send to “Basilicata-Mozambico O.N.L.U.S.” and Voluntary Association “Sem Fronterias”, in aid of Mozambican and Brasilian childrens.
All works will be published in a dedicated catalogue that will be presented during the Conclusive Art Exhibition that will that place on December 2011.
DOCUMENTATION: to all participants. All works will be published in the blog http://materamailart.blogspot.com and on Facebook.
Deadline to be received: October 31, 2011
All works must be sent by normal post with postage stamps to:
TINA FESTA - Bread
Viale N. Festa, 3
75100 – Matera - Italy