Postcards For
Democracy

A demonstration to support the 225 yr old U.S. Postal Service & the right to VOTE

Postcards for Democracy - Step 1 - Buy Stamps
Postcards for Democracy - Step 2 - Make Postcard Art
Postcards for Democracy - Step 3 - Mail to 8760 Sunset Blvd

In light of the threat to our postal service, at a time that could jeopardize the democracy of the country, let's join forces for this collective postcard art demonstration

How to Join the Demonstration

  1. Buy USPS stamps (35c for postcards)

  2. Make your postcard (or recycle someone else's)

  3. Mail it to "8760 Sunset Blvd, CA 90069-2206"

What can I send?

Here's what Mark Mothersbaugh and Beatie Wolfe have been mailing...
...but you can make and mail any postcard design/statement you want!

Foresight (2020) by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

Foresight

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe
Seeing Voices Hearing Dreams by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh

Seeing Voices Hearing Dreams

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

Where Do We Go From Here?

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe
stay alive inside by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

Alive Inside

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe
Raw Panic by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

Raw Panic

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe
Trust In No One (2020) by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

Trust No One

by Mark Mothersbaugh x Beatie Wolfe

The Rare Joy, The Fine Hell

by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh
We Are Bubbles by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh

We Are Bubbles

by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh
From the Moon by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh

From the Moon

by Beatie Wolfe x Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh

489-1-Once Upon A Time-80520 copy489-2-Whatever Is Going On In The World Today-80520489-18-Is My Good Book Your Good Book-80520489-28-Please Remember We Will One Day Leave This All Behind-80520489-33-Use Every Eye You Got-80620 copy489-79-Technology Watches Over Us-80720 copyWouldn't It Be Nice If We Could Just Agree To Disagree489-94-Administer Proper Collection Techniques-80720 copy490-45-Please Be Patient-081120 copy490-95-I Don't Know What Happened-081520 copy490-101-One Day They Will All Be Destroyed-081520 copy

the Space Chamber Ziggy Flash

the Space Chamber Ziggy Flash by Beatie Wolfe

Recycled from the Mylar walls of her Victoria and Albert museum installation (the Raw Space Chamber), Beatie Wolfe's postcard art is also embedded with a microchip which when tapped takes you to the 360° AR Raw Space world

And then what?

The postcards will become part of a collective installation - art directed by Mark Mothersbaugh & Beatie Wolfe and exhibited in a physical gallery & virtual space - as a testament to these times

Mark Mothersbaugh and Beatie Wolfe the co-founders of Postcards for Democracy

Hold on, I've another question...

Q. I want to post it to a friend, does that still work?
A. Yes, post it to your pal but take a photo/scan of the design and email it to mail@postartfordemocracy.com

Q. Should we avoid posting around the election?
A. Yes, while the USPS sorts and delivers 470+ million pieces of mail each day it would be good to refrain from putting your postcards in the mailbox for the fortnight either side of the election (Nov 3rd). That said keep buying those stamps and making your postcards, just hold off posting during that period.

Q. What should be on the postcard?
A. Other than a stamp, anything that you like, from a statement to a poem to a doodle to a design incorporating an old sticker you found in your wallet. And you don’t have to be an artist!

Q. Is this a non-profit?
A. Yes, this is an art demonstration and if any profits are raised they’ll go to art/vote enrollment charities.

Q. Is this open to the rest of the world?
A. Yes, anyone, of any age, from anywhere, can do it.

Q. I’ve got an even weirder question?
A. Then email mail@postartfordemocracy.com and we’ll give it a go.

I’m in! But one last time, what do we do?

Just make & mail your original postcard creations (you can also recycle an existing one!) to “Postcards for Democracy, 8760 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069-2206, USA

email/social us a photo of the card too (if you can)
#postcardsfordemocracy

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