Mailart & ArtByMail // open_calls & exhibitions repository

Editorial printed matter plays a crucial role in the dissemination and promotion of mail_art. It not only showcases the artwork created, but also provides insights into the artists' creative process and the concepts they explore. Through well-designed printed matter, such as catalogs, zines, and artist books, the artwork can reach a wider audience and gain recognition beyond the immediate mail_art community. Moreover, printed matter can serve as an archival record of mail_art exhibitions and events, preserving the artwork and its context for future generations. It allows for the documentation and research of this often-overlooked genre of art.

As someone with experience in the field, I have seen the impact of high-quality printed matter on the promotion and appreciation of mail_art. It is an important tool for creating awareness and understanding of this unique form of art, as well as building a sense of community and connecting artists worldwide. Therefore, designing and producing editorial printed matter for mail_art exhibitions should be considered a crucial part of the exhibition's planning and execution. The attention to detail in design and content can greatly enhance the overall experience of the exhibition and leave a lasting impression on the audience.


This printed booklet serves as a comprehensive guide to mail_art and art_by_mail open calls, and is an invaluable tool for promoting this dynamic and diverse art genre. The booklet is distributed widely, with copies sent to museums, libraries, and galleries all over the world. However, its primary audience is other artists, who use it to keep up to date with the latest open calls and opportunities for participation in this exciting art form.

The booklet is designed to be informative, user-friendly, and visually engaging. It features different open calls, with details such as submission deadlines, guidelines, and contact information. The calls themselves are diverse and wide-ranging, covering a range of themes and artistic approaches.

In addition to providing information about open calls, the booklet also serves as a platform for artists to showcase their own work.

Overall, this booklet is an essential resource for anyone interested in the world of mail_art and art_by_mail. Whether you are a seasoned artist looking for new opportunities to showcase your work, or a newcomer interested in exploring this exciting genre, the booklet offers a wealth of information and inspiration to help you on your artistic journey.


1. create 40 numbered pieces

2. send it

3. we’ll “randomly” mail them

4. get next issues?

5. repeat

6. (…)

7. non-profit


required submissions » 40

required dimensions » 63 x 63 mm | 2.5 x 2.5 in


#000 v.α // 40's booklet

#000 v.α // 40's booklet

30.08.2018
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_000
#001 v.1 // 40's booklet

#001 v.1 // 40's booklet

30.09.2018
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_001
#002 v.1 // 40's booklet

#002 v.1 // 40's booklet

20.01.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_002
#003 v.2 // 40's booklet

#003 v.2 // 40's booklet

04.03.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_003
#004 v.2 // 40's booklet

#004 v.2 // 40's booklet

26.04.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_004
#005 v.2 // 40's booklet

#005 v.2 // 40's booklet

01.08.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_005
#006 v.3 // 40's booklet

#006 v.3 // 40's booklet

18.09.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_006
#007 v.3 // 40's booklet

#007 v.3 // 40's booklet

16.12.2019
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_007
#008 v.4 // 40's booklet

#008 v.4 // 40's booklet

29.02.2020
0€ with included postage / against 40 original pieces of artwork

mail_art & art_by_mail booklet
REF 40sbooklet_008
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