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RCA Secret 2017 (London), with a total of two postcards each by FL@33’s Agathe Jacquillat and Tomi Vollauschek for the 23rd annual postcard exhibition and fundraising sale, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 9–15 September 2017.
RCA SECRET 2017 | TOMI VOLLAUSCHEK'S POSTCARD CONTRIBUTIONS (2 OF 4)
Shown here are two postcard contributions by FL@33's Tomi Vollauschek featuring two of his glitch photographs taken during a strong storm when the TV signal was shaky, which resulted in pixelated TV broadcasts including a BBC weatherman (#19) who warned the nation about the ongoing storm and what looks like a digital glitch jellyfish (#937). Happy accidents captured to celebrate the beauty of errors and glitches and technical shortcomings of everyday mediums.
___ Another two FL@33 2017 contributions created by Agathe Jacquillat were posted on a separate project page – you can see them here.
___ Agathe and Tomi contributed a total of four postcards for Stewarts Law RCA Secret 2017 – the 23rd postcard exhibition and fundraising sale.
___ All proceeds support students at the Royal College of Art.
___ We would love to know who bought our cards. Please do let us know if you have any of our RCA Secret contributions. If you can and don't mind please send us a picture or two of the framed postcards for this very website.
Prices for these original works of art increased over the years but are still available for a reasonable £55 (considering that some sell for thousands of pounds at auctions sometimes). You guess who it's by. The postcards are signed only on the reverse. The author of each work remains a secret until after the cards are purchased and the signature on the back is revealed.
___ There are usually approximately 2,000 – 3,000 postcards on display (in 2016 a total of 3,120 with a maximum of three by contributor, while in 2017 there were only 1449 cards on display with a maximum of two by contributor) – and as we wrote in FL@33's book Postcard (Laurence King, 2008):
Viewers (...) must pretend not to be disappointed if they mistake a FL@33 card (such as those featured here) for a Damien Hirst or ...
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