17 March 2015

A Celebration of Mail-Art/ Passing the Flame

Works received will be a component in Anna Banana’s retrospective exhibition 45 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana Sept. 19/15 to Jan. 3/16, with an opening event Sept. 18/15 from 8-10 pm at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria All works received will be exhibited and in workshops conducted by Banana,

OPENED & REPLIES created by gallery visitors who agree to create and mail a response to your work, so . . . . make your envelope APPEALLING! THEME: A CELEBRATION OF MAIL ART;

Passing the Flame DEADLINE:
July 31, 2015
 FORMAT: Max size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches - 14 x 21.5 cm.

WORKS RECEIVED will be passed on to those who respond to them, but will remain on display until the end of the exhibit. A CATALOG documenting the Celebration will be sent TO ALL SENDERS The gallery will make scans of some of them for possible use in the catalog.

A Celebration of Mail Art Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1040 Moss Street
Victoria, BC,
Canada V8V 4P1

REGIFTING THE BANANAS, another major component of this retrospective offers the banana items (toys, kitchen gadgets, clothes, jewellery, accessories I’ve been gifted with over the years) to new owners who will complete a catalogue form about the item(s) claimed. This event, along with a display of Encyclopedia Bananica will be at the gallery collaborating on the exhibition 45 Years of Fooling Around with A. Banana Sept. 19 - Oct. 24, 2015 at Open Space, 510 Fort Street, Victoria BC V8W 1E6, Canada This exhibition is dedicated, with thanks, to the artists of the International Mail Art Network who have kept me in bananas all these years.

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