Mailart and correspondence art call:

The idea is to create a fictional city of the distant future known as the Metropolis of Destructon through original mail art and correspondence art. Techniques can be illustration, collage, graphic design, artistamp, sequential art, xerox-art, printmaking, poetry or pros. The subject matter is open but should add some element to expanding this fictional city. All submissions are through the mail and should be scanable for presentation on

All submissions will receive a return correspondence from:
Mr. Sparrow, Postmaster General M.o.D.

Deadline for submissions: June 1st, 2009


All works:
Creative Commons Attribution No Derivatives License.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Peter Dowker, Quebec Canada

The Party's over..., 2008
modified postcard with rubber stamp, acrylic paint and scratches
4" x 6"

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additional postcard with modifications and rubber stamps on reverse
Nature will always find a way to take it back.
-Mr. Sparrow, Postmaster General M.o.D.

Matthew Murray, Vancouver Canada

City in Decay, 2008
modified postcard with fire, ballpoint pen and tape
4" x 6"

Sunday, July 20, 2008

David Berube, New York USA

On the reverse side David Berube writes:

"This creature is a hybrid created by toxic waste combining with insect larvae & hatching in the pods of the insanitateous vinus plant. This creature, although harmless looking, will engulf it's victim with it's vine-like appendages & strangle to death it's prey."

Now that's a cold embrace!
-Mr. Sparrow, Postmaster General, MoD

Insanitateous vinus plant, 2008
Lino block print, collage and perforations on recycled card
4" x 6"

Josh Ronsen, Texas USA

Proposal for Luxury Apartment Building, 2008
ink jet on card
4" x 6"

Karen L. Chew, California USA

Venice Rising, 2008
collage and letraset
7" x 5"

Roland Halbritter, Germany

Metropolis 9/11
collage, rubber stamp and drawings on old handwritten card board
8" x 5"

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