MinXus Mail Bag: Summertime is Easy with Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

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Mail art by Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

We do not know why we are so lucky to have a wonderful and generous correspondent like Annette Kesterson, but we always deeply appreciate the work she sends us. She is definitely a mink ranch regular. We are thrilled to share this engaging summery piece she sent us as the first post on MinXus-Lynxus III. Here is the reverse side:

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We adore Annette’s work, and there are always curious wrinkles that keep it from being run-of-the-mill Mail Art NouveauX. For instance, note the overlaid copyright information at the bottom of the first scan. We find that curious. Also note the use of cut up in the text, and the references to gender identity that result. We believe Annette Kesterson puts serious thought into her work, executes it with considerable skill and has an artistic vision of significance. We just have not been able to work it out to our satisfaction yet in a way we can explain. So we look forward more than ever to receiving mail from her.

We did find this very interesting interview with Annette that reveals more about her and her projects:

http://www.supernaturale.com/articles.html?id=204

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2 comments

  1. scarletlibrarian · August 28, 2015

    you know underpants is hiding in there, right?

    Like

    • minkrancher · September 2, 2015

      Miss Scarlet, Dw didn’t find no underpaints in thur.

      Like

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