New Mail Art Section

  New Mail Art section While we continue with the process of catalog, inventory and digitized the donations received in our Mail Art Collection a few months ago, we took the opportunity to present a new section on the MIDECIANT website about Postal Art.      

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Alfonso Aguado’s donation

  Alfonso Aguado’s donation We are very happy to tell you that we have received several works by Alfonso Aguado for a few months, which we find a copy of No. 27 of the assembled magazine of visual poetry “La Jirafa en Llamas” as well as several books of visual poetry and notebooks full of […]

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Pere Sousa’s donation

  Pere Sousa’s donation From the MIDECIANT we are very proud to be able to receive donations like that of our friend Pere Sousa, an excellent collection of drawings, visual poetry, postal art and other techniques that will allow us to expand our funds and help keep telling our great story. Thank you very much […]

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The technological revolution of Solimán López

  The technological revolution of Solimán López Our friend and colleague Solimán López, of which we have some works in our collections, recently spoke about the technological revolution that society is experiencing and how he has been able to apply it in his multimedia work that will be presented from September 17 to 22 in […]

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The MIDECIANT expands its funds with 5,000 pieces of the Mail Art International movement

The International Museum of Electrography, Center for Innovation in Art and New Technologies (MIDECIANT) of the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) expands its funds with 5,000 pieces and thousands of complementary documents from the Mail Art movement of the artists Ibirico, Reglero and Valdor With this donation, this center of the regional University expands up to more than 9,000 permanent works of electrographic and digital art work.

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Donation from great artist Jesús Pastor

We have been working (and enjoying) in the last months with many artworks from a generous donation from great artist and good friend Jesús Pastor. Here you have a little sample of five images made by calcographic engraving and xerography techniques. We hope you like it. Thank you, Jesús!

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The art of photocopy. 1970-1985

Today at 8 pm will be opened at José de la Mano Gallery of Madrid the exhibition “El arte de la fotocopia. 1970-1985 (cuando la copia se convierte en original)”. This exhibition, which can be visited until November 8th, has works from many artists of the spanish copy art movement, and among them, many from Alcalacanales and Equipo AC, of our director José Ramón Alcalá, who, in addition, has created a new installation with Rubén Tortosa and supported by Miguel Sánchez.

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The freezing of a memory: Tribute to Edith Weyde

Edith Weyde was a German chemist at the Agfa company in Leverkusen who, together with the Belgian engineer André Rott, created the process of transferring images by diffusion or Diffusion Transfer Reversal (DTR), with the aim of automating the photographic process, was one of the bigger advances in silver copying techniques (silver salts). It is the basic process that allowed the instant photography of companies like Polaroid, Kodak or Fuji and even the origin of the direct electrophotographic reproduction system.

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