Monday, November 20, 2006

Bernd Olbrich - Germany

Contribution from Bernd Olbrich, Kassel, Germany. He made a xerox-collage out of the wall. Fascinating to see how the wall has grown. So many windows. This might be the basis for a complete new project.... (maybe a digital version.... Just download this image, and add something to it. Send the digital image to and I will see how the collection grows......

Eddie A.C. - England (backside)

The back-side of Eddie's contribution (from England. The windows he cut out, he made them into this collage with text.

Eddie A.C. - England (frontside)

Art for Uhuru, Eddie A.C, England.

Ruud Janssen - Holland

Contribution by myself. Just a short message in little blocks. Ruud Janssen, Breda, Netherlands.

Klaus Groh - Germany

Contribution from Klaus Groh, Edewecht, Germany.

Marcello Diotailevi - Italy

Contribution from Marcello Diotailevi, Fano, Italy. H plavced some of his selfportraits on the walls, as if he was looking out of the windows.

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Roger Theo Nupie - Belgium

Contribution from Roger in Belgium. A crucifis was drawn on the wall....

Antonio Tregnaghi - Italy

Contribution by LastEXIT, Antonio Tregnaghi, Lucca, Italy. Here the wall is painted yellow. Seems like a nice job to hang down there and paint.....

Friedrich Winnes - East-Germany

Contribution from Friedrich Winnes in East-Berlin, DDR. In those days the text "Kunst ist Waffe (Volkskunst Geheimwaffe!)" had a very special meaning. Art was used in special ways.

Kazumori Murakami - Japan

Contribution that comes unmistakenly from Japan. Kazumori Murakami from Hyogo-Ken in Japan sent this one back

Manfrid Martin - East-Germany

contribution from Manfred Martin, Leizpig, East-Germany (before the wall was down).

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Henning Mittendorf - Germany

Contribution by Henning Mittendorf, West-Germany. He used a text by Wilfried Rash (Forensische Sozialtheratie) in 1977 on this wall, with the title: " Strafvollzug".

SHeila Holz - USA

Contribution by Sheila Holz, USA.

Lon Spiegelman - USA

contribution from Lon Spiegelman, Los Angeles, USA. He wrote this letter on the backside of the conribution. The typical rubberstamps are based on Lon's drawings. I recognize them always...

Margot van Oosten - Netherlands

contribution by Margot van Oosten, Delft, Netherlands. She formed together with Sonja van den Burg, Den Haag, the famous " Afzet" which published lots of materials in the 80-ies.

Artfoot 84 - USA

contribution from Artfoot 84, Berkeley, USA.

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Marisa da Riz - Italy

"Two writings", 1984. Contribution by Marisa da Riz, Padova, Italy.

Franz-Josef Weber - West-Germany

Eyes of the wall by Franz Josef Weber (DHMAL KUNST CHELM) in Siegen, West-Germany.

Volker Hawan - West-Germany

Volker Hawan (West-Germany) wrote this text on the back-side of one sheet. The idea of Nuclear Patterns......

Mogens Otto Nielsen - Denmark

Contribution by Mogens Otto Nielsen, Denmark. He printed his large "He-Art" stamp on the paper.

Thursday, November 09, 2006

C.W. Summers - USA

contribution from C.W. Summers, USA. The text "Has the whole idea gotten out of HAND" has to do with the situation in the USSR in those times.

Ryosuke Cohen - Japan

contribution by Ryosuke Cohen from Japan. Collage.

Expo at Artestudio, Ponta Nossa, Italy.



TAM eats TAM

performance TAM eats TAM. 1985 in Ponta Nossa, Italy.

the expo - Ponta Nossa - Italy - Artestudio.

hanging up the collection

Expo Italy

expo italy - poster 2

Expo in Italy

expo italy - poster 1

Friday, October 13, 2006

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Guillermo Deisler - Bulgaria

Contribution from Guillermo Deisler. He lived in Bulgaria back in 1985. Leter he moved to Eastern Germany.

Arno Arts - Netherlands

Contribution from Arno Art, we will remember his name, he lives in Arnhem, Netherlands

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Alfred Viola - USA

Alfred Viola, Los Angeles, USA.

Paulo Bruscky - Brasil

Contribution by Paulo Bruscky, Recife, Brasil.

Henning Mittendorf - Germany

Contribution by Henning Mittendorf, Frankfurt, West-Germany. He used a text by Theodor W. Adorno, written in 1969.

Joseph W. Huber - DDR

Contribution from Joseph W. Huber, Berlin, former East-Germany. Joseph died some years ago....

Letter - 4

Arranging the exhibition in Amsterdam took quite some preperation. The correspondence you can see below. The Melkweg arranges an assistant for me and payed the hotel for my 3-day stay in Amsterdam to build up the exhibition.

Fourth letter from Melkweg.

Letter - 3

Third letter from Melkweg

Letter - 2

Second Letter from Melkweg

Letter - 1

First letter from Melkweg.

Newsletter - No 1.

The explenation that the collection will start to travel. At that time 365 contributions from 32 countries had arrived in the Netherlands

Invitation-text - in dutch

Text written for the invitation to the exhibition at the Milkyway Gallery (in Dutch)

Thank You note

A thank you note I sent to the contributors after they returned a sheet for the collection.

Invitation Melkweg

Collage made for the invitation for the exhibition at the "Melkweg" in Amsterdam.

Melkweg Magazine - Netherlands

The official magazine of the Milkyway Gallery and music center (Melkweg). As you can see the wall was printed on the cover of their magazine that is distributed inside Amsterdam and to cultural insitutes throughout the Netherlands. A Dutch text explaining mail-art and the project was written for this issue by me.

Harry Fox - USA

The other side of Harry Fox's contribution. Sent as a card.

Harry Fox - USA

Contribution by Harry Fox, USA. He used one of my 'thank-you' walls and added on that one. The other side was also decorated and as a card this contribution arrived at my P.O. Box.

Johan van Geluwe - Belgium

Eyes, sent by Johan van Geluwe, Museum of Museums in Belgium.

Friday, October 06, 2006

TAM was HERE - Tomato Version

A special video made for the TAM was HERE collection. WHen the project was done, video-contributions weren't possible yet. But as you can see, the new ages have increased the possibilities...

Monday, October 02, 2006