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Archive for March, 2014

MATCH BOX POP UP @ SIKKA, DUBAI - 25 MARCH

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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Join us at our pop up event at Sikka between 5 and 7pm. We will be in Courtyard B near the main stage until the music starts at 7.

Bring your Dubai matchboxes along, meet others taking part in People Make Places, and view 100s of magical matchboxes we have collected from our collaborators across Australia and Europe.

Sikka is a free art festival celebrating local visual artists, contemporary music and culture. Tuesday is the event’s last day which is being held in the historical Al Fahidi neighbourhood. Nearest metro station on the green line is Al Fahidi. More location info at
http://www.sikka.ae/en/SIKKA2014/Pages/visitor.aspx#.UzBv6qXGnlI

For more information and matchbox invitation instructions for People Make Places visit
http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions2014a.php

ENCOUNTER…/PEOPLE MAKE PLACES - DUBAI

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

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We are currently Encountering Dubai.

Those that have joined or would like to take part in our People Make Places - Dubai project, please be sure to read the instructions at
http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions2014a.php

To collect or deliver a matchbox please contact us at matchboxprojects@gmail.com. We also are planning to obtain a Dubai phone number so all can phone or text us to arrange a time to meet to deliver Dubai matchboxes. Look back here over the next few days for the contact number.

THANK YOU VENICE

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Thank you Venice. We look forward to introducing everyone’s magical matchboxes to all we meet, where ver we go. We hope to get back very soon

Grazie Venezia. Saremo lieti di introdurre scatole magiche di Venezia a tutti ci incontriamo, dove ver andiamo. Speriamo di tornare molto presto.

Image:
Leanne and Naomi Shedlezki in collaboration with the People of Venice
People Make Places: Venice, 2013-2014

OGGI -VENICE MATCHBOX PUNTI DI CONSEGNA - MATCH BOX DELIVERY / VENEZIA ADDIO

Monday, March 17th, 2014

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LUNEDI SERA - 17 MARCH

Grazie per aver partecipato al “People Make Places Venice” Match Box Project!
Saremo liete di viaggiare con la tua bella scatola e condividerla in giro per il mondo.

Lunedi sera porteremo con noi pił di 300 scatole di fiammiferi della magica Venezia (compresa la tua) alla OSTERIA DELLA RIVETTA Santa Croce 637a (30135) Venezia (19:00-21). Invitiamo te e i tuoi amici a venire a vederle e a salutarci.

Per coloro che non hanno ancora creato/consegnato le loro scatole di fiammiferi, prego leggete le istruzioni su:

ITALIANO
http://www.matchboxprojects.com/italian.php

Leanne Shedlezki and Naomi Shedlezki

Italian phone number: 346 780 3910 (+39 346 780 3910)

Join us to celebrate and farewell the 300+ impressions of Venice we will be taking with us (we leave on Tuesday).

Thank you for participating in our “Encounter” and/or “People Make Places Venice” Match Box Projects! We are looking forward to travelling with and sharing everyones beautiful Venice matchboxes around the globe.

On Monday evening we will take with us 300+ magical Venice matchboxes to OSTERIA DELLA RIVETTA Santa Croce 637a (30135) Venezia (19:00-21). We invite you and your friends to come and say goodbye before we return to Australia.

For those who have not created/delivered their matchbox yet please see project invitation at:

ENGLISH
http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions.php

LONDON FAREWELL - FINAL LONDON MATCHBOX POP UP - 11 MARCH 2014

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

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We warmly welcome you and your friends to say goodbye and celebrate People Make Places: London! Join us at our final Matchbox pop-up depot where we will present many photographs from our Encounters across the globe - including those from London. We will also be bringing with us a selection of our Matchbox Time Capsules.

This celebration marks our last night in London. For those that haven’t delivered their matchboxes, this will be the last opportunity to do so. (If you cannot make it to this pop up and would like your London matchbox to join our journey, please contact us on +44 755 459 6005 to arrange to meet up over the next week.

WHEN:
Tuesday 11 March
17.30 -21.00

WHERE:
Bella Shenkman Room(to 6.30) Sir Hugh Casson Room
Keeper’s House (to 9pm)
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD

WHAT TO BRING:
* Your family and friends

* Your matchbox portraits of London - please read matchbox instructions beforehand at http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions2014a.php

(Family and friends are welcome to prepare something for their own London matchbox too - they can obtain the matchbox dimensions on our instructions page)

ADDITIONAL DELIVERY TIMES
For those that cannot make it and would like to get their matchboxes to us at an alternative time before our final pop up,, please text or phone our London mobile 0755 459 6005 to arrange a time this week.

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LONDON - MATCH BOX DELIVERY DATES: 9,10 & 11 MARCH

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

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We look forward to receiving Matchbox deliveries in London this coming Sunday(late afternoon/evening) and all day/evening Monday and Tuesday.

Text or phone us to arrange a time to meet to deliver your London matchbox. Friends and family are also welcome to pick up a matchbox and join our journey.

Invitation instructions can be found at the following link. Please read them before starting to create:
http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions2014a.php

All our also invited to join us on Tuesday night at our farewell pop up event at the Royal Academy (see blog post below)

London mobile: 0755 459 6005 (+44 755 459 6005)

SEE BELOW BLOG POST FOR OUR FINAL FAREWELL CELEBRATION/MATCH BOX POP UP ON TUESDAY 11 MARCH

SUNDAY 9 MARCH - EDINGBURGH MATCHBOX DELIVERY MEET UP

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

We will be at the following locations collecting matchboxes on Sunday. Please join us.

9.15 am-10.30 am
Southern Cross Cafe
63a Cockburn St (on the corner of Fleshmarket Close),
Edingburgh EH1 1BU

10.30am-1.30pm
If you cannot make one of our set delivery points, call us to meet us somewhere on our 10.30-1.30 travels across town.

1.30pm-2pm
The Fruitmarket Cafe (@ Fruitmarket Gallery)
45 Market Street
Edinburgh EH1 1DF

(see here in the morning to double check times)

For any questions or 0755 459 6005 (+44 755 459 6005) (currently we can receive calls and texts but can only text back)

NOTE:
Please read the invitation instructions before creating and returning your matchbox. They can be found at http://www.matchboxprojects.com/MatchboxPortraitInstructions2014a.php

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