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Stamped and Posted exhibit reception

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stamped and Posted exhibit

Stamped and Posted exhibitJoin the University Libraries at the Stamped and Posted exhibit reception on Thursday, September 12. The exhibition celebrates mail art — a rare, fun, and enticing form of art and print culture.

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What: Stamped and Posted exhibit reception
When
: Thursday, September 12 | 7:00 p.m.
Where
: Elmer L. Andersen Library, Wallin Center (ground floor)
Parking & directions

This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are requested.

Mail art became a traceable genre in the early 1960s. Artist-selected networks formed “add and pass” exchanges that resulted in visually provocative correspondence that was stamped and delivered via the United States postal system, fax machines, or computers. Zines and posters were likewise revolutionary in content, design, and format.

This deep mail art network from the collection of artist and art educator Mimi Holmes is the most recent acquisition for the Francis V. Gorman Rare Books and Media Collection. Collaboratively curated by Mimi Holmes, Deborah Ultan, Jennifer Riestenberg, Emily Janisch, and Elena Stuart. Exhibit designer: Darren Terpstra.

Exhibit dates: July 22 to September 30, 2019

Details

Date:
September 12
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

University of Minnesota Libraries
Phone:
612-624-4520
Email:
libevent@umn.edu
Website:
http://www.lib.umn.edu

Venue

Wallin Center
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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