15 episodes

Artist and Chief Correspondent Jennie Hinchcliff brings you a podcast about the art genre known as "mail art" or "correspondence art". Senders Receive highlights movers and shakers in today's postal modern movement, long time mail artists and people who love interacting with the postal system.

Senders Receive: Making Mail / Sending Art Jennie HInchcliff

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Artist and Chief Correspondent Jennie Hinchcliff brings you a podcast about the art genre known as "mail art" or "correspondence art". Senders Receive highlights movers and shakers in today's postal modern movement, long time mail artists and people who love interacting with the postal system.

    Episode 15: (part 02) Books! Books! Books! (about Ray Johnson!)

    Episode 15: (part 02) Books! Books! Books! (about Ray Johnson!)

    Episode 15: Senders Receive host Jennie Hinchcliff discusses books about Ray Johnson!In the not-so-distant past, it used to be difficult to find books about correspondence artist Ray Johnson. Most books were either out of print or incredibly expensive. Episode 15 highlights three recent books with Ray Johnson as the subject matter: Siglio Press's 2014 reprint of the Johnson classic The Paper Snake, Matthew Marks Gallery's Ray Johnson, and the recently released exhibition catalog Ray Johnson c/o.________________________________________________________________ SHOW NOTES:
    --> documentary: How To Draw A Bunny
    --> Siglio Press's reprint of The Paper Snake
    --> Matthew Mark Gallery's Ray Johnson
    --> Ray Johnson c/o at The Art Institute of Chicago
    --> Irma Boom: The Book Is Not A .PDF Resources for seeking out used books: Add AllBook Finder________________________________________________________________Follow Senders Receive on Instagram and learn about upcoming episodes: @sendersreceivepodcast The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ 

    • 32 min
    Episode 14: (part 01) Books! Books! Books! (about mail art!)

    Episode 14: (part 01) Books! Books! Books! (about mail art!)

    Episode 14: Senders Receive host Jennie Hinchcliff discusses books about mail art!

    Suggestions from SR listeners resulted in a fantastic list of books to be discussed (now and in future episodes!) For Episode 14 Jennie reviews “The World of Donald Evans” (Wally Eisenhart), “45 Years of Fooling Around With Anna Banana” (Michelle Jacques), and the listener suggested “Hand Illustrated Postal Envelopes” (David Swales).
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    SHOW NOTES:
    "The World of Donald Evans" by Wally Eisenhart
    "45 Years of Fooling Around With Anna Banana" edited by Michelle Jacques
    "Hand Illustrated Postal Envelopes" by David Swales

    Resources for seeking out used books: 
    Add All
    Book Finder
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    Follow Senders Receive on Instagram and learn about upcoming episodes: @sendersreceivepodcast

    The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

    • 21 min
    Episode 13: (part 02) mail artist, artistamp maker, & archivist Chuck Welch / Crackerjack Kid (New Hampshire, USA)

    Episode 13: (part 02) mail artist, artistamp maker, & archivist Chuck Welch / Crackerjack Kid (New Hampshire, USA)

    Chuck Welch a.k.a. Crackerjack Kid continues the conversation in Part 02 of his Senders Receive interview!

    Crackerjack has spent the last twelve years archiving and organizing his mail art collection, for inclusion at the Smithsonian Museum's Archives of American Art. He has curated mail art exhibitions for various institutions, most recently the show "Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art" at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Vermont. For Part 02 of his interview, we discuss what it’s like to open an exhibition on the brink of a pandemic, meeting other mail artists in person, and the effect of the early internet on mail art. 

    This is Part 02 of a two part interview.

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    SHOW NOTES:

    --> What Is Mail Art? : an interview with Chuck Welch and mail artist Shmuel (Stewart Copans) : https://youtu.be/vubEgu5bxVg

    --> Finding Aid to the Jean Brown Papers at the Getty Research Institute:

    --> Dick Higgins (Something Else Press) writes about intermedia

    --> upcoming exhibition: Ray Johnson: c/o at The Chicago Art Institute




    Follow Crackerjack on Instagram at: @crackerjackkid3

    Interested in corresponding with Crackerjack? Send him a DM via IG!

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    The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

    Is there a postal modern or mail art maven that you'd like to hear more about? An individual that you think should be interviewed by Senders Receive? Send us an email at: sendersreceivepodcast.com!

    Follow us on Instagram: @sendersreceivepodcast

    • 47 min
    Episode 12: (part 01) mail artist, artistamp maker, & archivist Chuck Welch / Crackerjack Kid (New Hampshire, USA)

    Episode 12: (part 01) mail artist, artistamp maker, & archivist Chuck Welch / Crackerjack Kid (New Hampshire, USA)

    Chuck Welch (a.k.a. The Crackerjack Kid) is author of "Eternal Network: A Mail Art Anthology", one of the earliest and best anthologies of mail art thought and writing. His artistamp and mail art works have long circulated throughout the Network; recent artistamp issues cover topics such as BLM, C19, and political protest. 
    Crackerjack has spent the last twelve years archiving and organizing his mail art collection, for inclusion at the Smithsonian Museum's Archives of American Art. He has curated mail art exhibitions for various institutions, most recently the show "Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art" at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center in Vermont. He has been the focus of museum shows, notably "Errors, Fakes, and Oddities" and "Mail Art Archives and Correspondences by Chuck Welch" at the New Hampshire Institute of Art Sharon Arts Gallery, in Manchester, NH. 
    This is Part 01 of a two part episode.
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    SHOW NOTES:
    Omaha Flow Systems :: Ken Friedman
    Postcards to Brattleboro: 40 Years of Mail Art
    Errors, Fakes, and Oddities at the New Hampshire Institute of Art
    Eternal Network: A Mail Art Anthology (readable .pdf)
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    The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
    Is there a postal modern or mail art maven that you'd like to hear more about? An individual that you think should be interviewed by Senders Receive? Send us an email at: sendersreceivepodcast.com!
    Follow us on Instagram: @sendersreceivepodcast

    • 35 min
    Episode 11: mail artist & maker Mitsuko Brooks (Brooklyn, NY)

    Episode 11: mail artist & maker Mitsuko Brooks (Brooklyn, NY)

    Episode 11: Mitsuko Brooks was born in the Aomori Prefecture of Japan and moved to the United States at an early age. She is a 1.5 generation Shin-Issei Japanese American artist living and working in New York. Her mail art collages, artists books, zines, and assemblages are in special collections and libraries throughout North America, including the Smithsonian's Archive of American Art. Her work often utilizes storytelling or personal narrative while incorporating dense layered visuals or the use of materials others might consider discards. ______________________________________________________________________________
    Show notes: 
    Follow Mitsuko's adventures on Instagram: @mitsukobrooksand via the web: https://mitsukobrooks.com
    "Return to Sender" at the Steve Turner Gallery
    Mitsuko discusses mail art for Printed Matter's 2020 exhibition We Live in Real Time: A Window Exhibition of Mail Art Made During the Pandemic
    Those baby fawn stamps we talk about!
    A brief overview of the Gutai Art Association
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    --> The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
    --> Is there a postal modern or mail art maven that you'd like to hear from? An individual you think should be interviewed by Senders Receive? Send an email to sendersreceivepodcast.com and let us know!
    --> Follow us on Instagram: @sendersreceivepodcast
     

    • 49 min
    Episode 10: mail artist, zine maker, & prankster Ken Miller (Newtown, PA)

    Episode 10: mail artist, zine maker, & prankster Ken Miller (Newtown, PA)

    Episode 10: Ken Miller's mail art zine "Shouting at the Postman" (started in 1995) was (and is) a labor of love, focusing on personal stories, mail art anecdotes, and the occasional recipe. Currently, Ken (literally) weaves mail art out of photos and creates collages out of memory.

    Join Senders Receive host Jennie Hinchcliff as she sits down with Ken and gets the lowdown for episode 10!

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    SHOW NOTES:

    Visit Ken's website Shouting at the Postman and follow him on IG: @shoutingatthepostman

    Beluga Post artistamps (mentioned in this interview with mail artist Kiyotei)

    Mail artists mentioned: Jan Priestler, Eberhard Janke/Edition Janus, Pedrag Popovic, György Galántai/Art Pool Research Center

    • 49 min

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