Tuesday, September 25, 2007

"We Are One Human Family!" mailart can be viewed at http://mlkmailart.blogspot.com.


The submission deadline has passed for this project. THANK YOU to all those artists who submitted mailart! Those items received before September 1, 2007 are posted below. Those received after September 1, 2007 will not appear on this site but will be included in the exhibit of original works on October 13th in Ashland, Oregon, U.S.A.

The original works will be featured at a hands-on Mailart Workshop for teachers and parents who are interested in learning how to use mailart as a teaching and learning tool for their students. View submissions at http://mlkmailart.blogspot.com.

Workshop Details
Date: October 13th, 2007
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Place: Mojo Rising Workshop and Event Studio, 140 Lithia Way, Ashland, OR
Registration: Request a registration form by emailing mlkmailart@yahoo.com and writing “Registration” in the subject line.
Admission: Free
Questions? mlkmailart@yahoo.com OR 541-821-2021

This Mailart Workshop will prepare participants to participate in the “We Are One Human Family!” mailart project. Please visit http://mlkmailart.blogspot.com/ to view a sample of submissions. The original works for this project will be exhibited on January 20th, 2008 at Medford, Oregon’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day at South Medford High School.

Original Project Information:

WHAT IS MAILART? It is any creation you send through the mail. In this case, we ask that it follow these guidelines:THEME: How can mailart be used to expand and enhance your class curriculum?MEDIA & TECHNIQUE: OpenDEADLINE: September 1, 2007SEND TO: Tanya Bemis, P.O. Box 1018, Ashland, OR 97520, U.S.A.PLEASE INCLUDE: Your name, return address, & your nationalityOTHER: No entry fee. No returns. Documentation to all participants who provide email address. Please make sure your submissions are child-friendly as they will be exhibited at a public school.This mailart project is a prelude to an even larger event. Your submissions will be used in a hands-on workshop for parents and teachers in Southern Oregon who wish to participate with their students in an international mailart project for the 2008 tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.To participate in the mailart workshop for parents and teachers, please request a registration form by sending an email to mlkmailart@yahoo.com. Type "workshop registration" in the subject line.Workshop Information: Date: October 13th, 2007. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Venue: MOJO Rising Workshop & Event Studio, 140 Lithia Way, Ashland, OR 97520. For a map, visit http://www.mojorisingstudio.com/. Admission is FREE!To participate in the international mailart project for the 2008 tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, please visit http://mlkmailart.blogspot.com/.