September 2012

Christine A. Tarantino - Hjuler BROTKATZE collaborations on exhibit at FzKKe Gallery, Germany, Sept. 1 - 30, 2012.

With the Blood of a Daylily - Poems & Drawings by the Homeless Poet by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:

THESE HANDS PRAY FOR GERONIMO, a visual poem of American Indians, by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:

Christine A. Tarantino's ECDYSIS, snake skin artist book exhibited with 99 other book artists in Italy, curated by Maddalena Castegnaro.

Christine A. Tarantino, Sign and Language Group Exhibit, Open Stal, The Netherlands.

Christine A. Tarantino series of 40,"Being Human"
published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #20,

RED LIPS - What is Your Version for Me? by Christine Tarantino is published by Words of Light now available in print or eBook formats. New version includes ALL 42 artists from 13 countries plus additional text and images by Christine Tarantino.

August internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO
features artist STEVE RANDOM.

WORDS OF LIGHT BOOKS, Art Publications By
Contemporary Artists, new blog offering various format books
published by Christine A. Tarantino.

Christine A. Tarantino/Words of Light publishes THE
by Walter Festuccia.

Christine Tarantino, "Instant Person 1 & 2", self-portraits with Polaroid Camera for POLAROID MADNESS, project of Franticham, Ireland. On-line exhibit and exhibition Kassel, Germany during the DOCUMENTA 2012. "INSTANT PEOPLE"250 polaroid self-portraits by 175 artists from 22 countries.11.– 23. Juli 2012 Zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung am Mittwoch, dem 11. Juli 2012 ab 19 Uhr möchten wir Sie und Ihre Freunde herzlich in denKasseler KunstvereinWerner-Hilpert-Straße 2334117 Kassel, einladen.

Christine A. TARANTINO, "Ecdysis" artist book exhibited at Villa Excelsa, Sannicola, Italia. Curator, Maddalena Castegnaro
Opening night:

July internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Anna Banana, Darlene Altschul, & John Mountain.

"THESE HANDS" call for entries, newest project from Christine TARANTINO.

June internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Antoni Miró.

"Fear No NewNew Art" artist book published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #19, Ireland.

"E-mail Between the Artist & Her Lover" artist book exhibited Villa Giulia, Italia. Curator Marisa Cortese.

"WHO AM I?" artist book exhibited Mostra Internazionale, Italia. Curator Virginia Milici.

"RED LIPS of Christine Tarantino", art booklet by Bruno Chiarlone published in Italy.

May internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artist RYOSUKE COHEN.

Christine TARANTINO, "RED LIPS FOR DALAI LAMA" exhibition @ INviso, Padiglione TIBET, AssociazioneSal Viana frazione Saliana Pianello del Lario (CO)curated by Ruggero Maggi.

April internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artists Daniel C. Boyer and Richard Canard.

Christine Tarantino, "NEWNEW ART Mono-Prints"
published in"Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 18",
Redfoxpress, IRELAND.

DODODADIANI featured this month
in internet art exhibit at Christine Tarantino Collection. Dododadiani
internet art exhibit

RED LIPS Project: What is your
version for me? Send or RED LIPS, Box
121, Wendell, MA 01379 USA
"Sometimes I need red apple. Sometimes I need
redlips."-- Nam June Paik
Your RED LIPS art modification will yield
online documentation, maileddocumentation, and potential publication. Please
include a mailing address withyour submission.

Christine Tarantino, "Better Together: Harmony; Radiance; Consciousness; Evolution", International Mother Language Day Art Exhibit, Kathmandu, NEPAL, by invitation of Rafique Sulayman, Curator.

Christine Tarantino, "Flux-USA Gallery of Stars with Lucy Chew Intervention" exhibited in Group Show: Fluxfest Chicago 2012 (Chicago, USA) FROM THE ARCHIVE Mailart and Fluxus from the archives of Fluxus/St. Louis. Opening reception Chicago Art Institute, Joan Flasch Library.

February online art exhibits from 'The Christine Tarantino Collection' features Guido Vermeulen and Gerson Wenglinski this month, both artists from Belgium.

Christine Tarantino, "RED-BERRY Series" published in "Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 17", Redfoxpress, IRELAND.

FAX Exhibit, The DeVos Art Museum, Michigan, USA, curated by Ribas; organized by The Drawing Center and ICI, NYC. TARANTINO "I of the EYE-FAX", asemic writing series:

Wooden Postcard Exhibit, Stehekin Post Office, Stehekin, Washington, USA. Christine Tarantino work:

Christine Tarantino, "PhotoBooth" work published in new book, "Photobooth Performances" by Ginny Lloyd.

Christine Tarantino, Mail Art and Video Performance at Galleriea Terre Rare, Bologna, Italy, January 28 - February 8, 2012. Project of Maurizio Follin, Italia.

Christine Tarantino, RED LIPS for Dalai Lama, collage exhibited at Venice Biennial Tibet Pavilion – Palazzo delle Esposizioni Sala Nervi - Torino, project of Ruggero Maggi, Milan, Italy.

Christine Tarantino exhibited at Foundation IK New Year Celebration Exhibit "I WISH", The Netherlands, by invitation of Ko de Jonge.

The Christine Tarantino Collection, newest Christine Tarantino art blog started on January 1, 2012. Showcasing selected works from my 20 year collection of works on paper from artists around the globe.

Christine Tarantino-Hjuler BROTKATZE Collaboration exhibited at GALERIE "Offenes Atelier D.U. Design", Austria, Barbara Rapp, Curator.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Artist Books(open editions unless noted as unique, and are available from the artist's collection.)

Words of Light, 53 Parole a Contemplare, 2009,unique artist book created for Festival World Pavilion, Venice Italy, project of Tiziana Baracchi:

evento parallelo - parallel event


JOY, unique artist book, white text on black paper in clear stand-up frame, 2009

Created for Linea Infinita Multimediale Book Art Exhibit in ITALIA

Copy 1/2 of Artist Book created in 2008-2009 by Christine Tarantino and Keith Buchholz. Original sent to Fiero del Libero, Turin Italy

Artist book created for "ART=START="archives, by invitation of Ko de Jonge

Artist Book collaboration in progress (October 2008), by Keith A. Buchholz and Christine Tarantino.

A PLEA TO FORSAKE, 8 was produced by Words of Light International Publishing in Wendell, Massachusetts, USA in August, 2008.Inspired by the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and motivated to create a unifying, meaningful project, I posted an ongoing mail art call in July 2005, calling for all artists’ works to express for all nations to forsake “the negatives”.The spectacle of human’s destructive fury against themselves and their achievements continues in the forms of: war; race hatred; religious sectarianism; and boomerang evils of materialism.This eighth and final edition holds the consciousness of 11 artists from Germany, Greece, Italy, Uruguay, and USA. A numbered, signed, and dated color printed, small hidden-book structure artist book is reserved for each contributing artist. Original works and an artist copy are archived at Words of Light Int’l Publishing and displayed here.

La Vita e Semplice, 2008, artist book created entirely from found/discarded materials, for Utopia Library, project of Vittore Baroni, ITALIA.

Season's Virtues, unique artist book created in 2008, origami flower-fold.

Poverty: Will Work For Food Or Shoes , one of six artist books from series, ISSUES IS US, created in 2001 entirely from found/discarded/recycled materials.

A Plea To Forsake, 7, 2008. This edition holds the consciousness of 11 artists from Canada, The Netherlands, USA, and Yugoslavia.

Reading The Landscape, 12 Poems on Photographs(unique) by Christine Tarantino, USA and Guido Vermeulen, BELGIUM. An artist book/ mail art project organized by Elaine Rounds, CANADA.

A Plea To Forsake 6, 2007.

This edition is a tribute to the great cultural monuments of Europe destroyed in World War II, and holds the consciousness of 10 artists from Italy, Japan, Brazil, and France. A numbered, signed, and dated color printed, small hidden book structure artist book is reserved for each artist.

A Plea To Forsake 5, 2007, Mail Art/ist Book, (small hidden book structure).

A Plea To Forsake 4, 2007,
MailArt/ist Book, (hidden book structure).

A Plea To Forsake 3, 2007,
Mail Art/ist Book,

Hidden Book Structure.

A Plea To Forsake 2, 2007,

Mail Art/ist Book (hidden book structure).


Artist Book, concertina accordian fold.

ABSTRACT ART DESIGNS, Thanksgiving Day 2006
Unique artist book, concertina accordion-fold, 300 pages, 150 students’ works, 8 x 1200 inches

(20.3 x 3048 cm.)


Artist books; set of four, digital printed, hand-bound books for children; a seasonal approach to help children understand Nature and her gifts.

(48.3 x 63.5 cm.)

WHO AM I?, December 2006
Unique artist book, organic-stained and altered xeroxed book pages, 11 pages, 7 x 8 ½ inches (17.8 x 21.6 cm.)

Artist Book, accordion fold, birch bark covers with feather and raffia tie, inkjet printed,

3 x 3 inches (7.6 x 7.6 cm.)

Artist Book, accordion fold, with sleeve, approx. 3 x 9 inches (7.6 x 22.9 cm.)
Includes Little Spirit’s feather.

ISSUES IS US: Poverty, Materialism, Prejudice, Animal Neglect, Violence, 2001
Artist Book, 5 unique structures in folders, mixed media, found/organic materials, 16 x 11 inches (40.64 x 27.9 cm.)

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AMAZING COSMOS, 2006 Artist Book, flower-fold, 18 pages, Words of Light Int’l Publishing, 13 x 7 inches (33 x 17.8 cm.)

SCRIBBLES, DOODLES, AND MARKINGS, 2007, artist book of original desk graffiti, painted covers, side bound, with painted paper portfolio, 14 pages, 11 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches
(29.2 x 44.5 cm.)


Jennifer Kosharek said...

hi! I know your interested in mail art and artists books--I just created a book of mail art from a mail art show I just had. I'm selling it on etsy. photos of the show can be seen on facebook group called mail artists unite. I also have a blog...

I'll be sending you a piece of mail art!
jennifer zoellner

Anonymous said...

wow--amazing work here!!