Land of olive trees
International Mail Art Project
Invitation for participation
Artists and friends of art from all over the world you are invited to send by post a small and original work of art, inspired by the olive, related to the environment, the natural sciences, the mythology, the history, the literature, the folklore etc.
The holy-olive tree of Athens, possesses the first place between the fruitful trees of Greek nature that had every important part in economy, in social development, and also in the adoration, in the glorifies and in customs.
Objectives of this project are:
The multicultural dialogue through art, of every place where olive flourishes as a tree, or as a symbolic value of peace and prosperity of populations
The comprehension of the contribution of olive in social, cultural and economic life and the consciousness of environmental repercussions that is related to culture and the management of its products.
The promotion of the importance of olive products and traditional Mediterranean diet in health.
Subject: Land of olive trees
Participation: Free of charge
Technique: free (photograph, painting, drawing, etching, collage, mixed techniques, etc).
Size: (21 x 21 cm). Sending in envelope.
On the back of the work, we request you to include: title, complete name, country, postal address, e-mail and web site, (your addresses and the documents of contact, will not be published on internet).
The works are not judged, not compete, not sold, will not be returned.
All works will be presented in the International Mail Art Exhibition in Greece, Tunis, Switzerland and Italy.
All works will be publicised on the blog http://land-of-olive-trees.blogspot.com/
Certification of participation will be sent to all participants, afterwards the exhibition.
Printed catalogue (depends of the sponsors).
- 1 to 8 July 2012. Cultural Center of Psachna Euboea, Greece. With the sponsorship of the city of Messapia - Dirfys. The exhibition will have the character of party with music and other events parallel to the knowledge of the typical products of Euboea, on the occasion of the celebration of the International Year of Cooperatives 2012.
- 7 to11 Setembre 2012 as part of the 10th International Art Festival of Monastir in Tunisia.
- 14 to 28 October 2012. ERGO Art Lab, as part of the Month Culture Lugano Switzerland.
- January 2013. MITREO ISIDE Roma Italia
Organization: Evian Centre of Arts http://eviancentreofart.blogspot.com/
Project- Assiduity: Fedra Rachouti http://fedrarachouti.blogspot.com/
Nikolaos Rachoutis http://nikosrachoutis.blogspot.com/Co-operation
Municipality of Messapia – Dirfys http://dirfion-messapion.gr/
Cultural Association of Artists and Friends Art Evia http://mailartevia.blogspot.com/
ΑΒΑΜ Association Fine Arts Monastir http://www.monastirart.org.tn/index.htm
ERGO Art Lab, Lugano Switzerland http://ergoartlab.blogspot.com/
Hellenic Community of
Associazione Culturale MITREO ISIDE Italia http://www.mitreoiside.com/
Associazione Culturale Arte Continua Italia http://www.art-ambiente.it/
Toruń Twin - Cities Association Poland http://www.tmpt.torun.pl/towarzang.html
ERGO Art Lab
Via alla Campagna n.22
CH - 6900
Lugano Svizzera - Swiss
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