An essay written by Belén Gache, in which this art researcher and artist
deals with the early manifestations and historical developments of Mail
Art worldwide, its connections with other artistic activities, and
references to the prevailing cultural context of the times. Specifically
in relation to Argentina, she deals with the first Mail Art experiences
by Edgardo Antonio Vigo and by Liliana Porter together with Luis
Camnitzer, to conclude with references to contemporary artists.
The book also includes writings by early Mail Art artists such as
Liliana Porter, Horacio Zabala and a writing by Fernando Davis about
Edgardo A. Vigo. Works and texts of personal projects include those of
artists Laura Andreoni, Alejandra Bocquel, Hernán Cagliano, Andrea
Cárdenas, Mónica Christiansen, Jorge Daffunchio, Rosa Farfán, Paula
Ferraresi, León Ferrari, Fernando García Delgado, Mabel Giaccarini,
Alicia Gil, Osvaldo Jalil, Maribel Martínez, Norberto José Martínez,
Dolores May, Nora Menghi, Omar, Carlos Pamparana, Hilda Paz, Beatriz
Ramírez, Juan Carlos Romero, Patricia Salas, Víctor Sitá, Javier
Sobrino, Martín Vega, Roxana Villarino, Ivana Vollaro. Moreover, a
presentation by Centro de Arte Experimental Vigo and two current
texts by artists John M. Bennett (USA) and Vittore Baroni (Italy).
PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK
(from left to right):
FGD, Hilda Paz, Horacio Zabala, Belén Gache and Juan Carlos Romero
Wednesday 7, December 2005 .
Centro Cultural Recoleta, Patio del Aljibe
institutional auspices .