World Collage Day, 9th May

Coming soon for World Collage Day the 200 or so envelopes in which the Schwitters’ Army collages arrived at MERZ in January. Collages by named artists inside and sometimes on the outside of the envelopes and packages. While at each stage of their journey the envelopes were stamped and labelled, providing anonymous collages of their journey to MERZ in Sanquhar. The Envelope Exhibition was intended to be a celebration of the local Post Office, the oldest in the world, but now reminds us generally of the trail of unknown contacts that left their mark linking collage artists from around the.

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