pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET on sat 14 feb 04
...the operative, salient point here, was that "not all
Try and understand that.
Of course you do not want to mail fragile things, nor would
you have needed TO do so.
But then too, what WOULD you do if the 'piece' was accepted
to the Show, or wouold your 'slides' of course represent
something 'else' THAN the piece you would enter?
Anyway...these were "local" Shows, intended to be for a
local community. Not for people as live far away per-se to
send in slides of something other than what they WOULD
enter, they COULD enter pieces if they wanted, by getting
the pieces there however they liked.
Hence, not all Shows are alike...not all Shows relied on
I think the "Orton Box Show" also..does not rely on
'slides', but, relies on the actual Work as in their case is
mostly sent in, but, we may recall, is 'small' sized Work...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Susan Setley"
> In a message dated 2/13/04 10:11:09 PM, pdp1@EARTHLINK.NET
> > Hi Susan, all...
> > Too, some Shows do not rely on 'slides' or other silly
> > perfunctorate ways of demeaning or punishing all
> > but, instead, rely on the actual Work beingsent or
> > to the Gallery or it's annex.
> > That was how we used to do it.
> I don't think slides are silly. I would not want to have
the expense of
> mailing fragile pieces, and having to trust strangers to
pack it well for the
> In addition there are space problems. Not all shows have a
> The one I talked about does not.