Pawel Petasz

Santas Ortodox: MAIL ART1986
Mixed media collage work, rubber stamped, 280 x 315 mm.

The artist asks the receiver to ‘reorganise the ingenuity of assembled below materials into surprise junk mail message to Pawel Petasz…’ Printed on the verso is a secondary statement from the artist: ‘All 1980-86 fruits of this mail art project are lost stolen by unknown artists in broad Nov.26 daylight burglary into the trunk of my car parked by mere accident in front of the territorial management of postal service in the city of Bydgoszcz’.

Selection of handmade and handstamped booklets including: Genuine Hand-Stamped Amulets Against Unfortunate Accidents (c.1978); 10 Hand Printed Theses (1978); Obsolete Rubber Stamps Vol.1 (1978); 12 Pages of Contemplation (1978).