Giovanni Strada

Leben und Arbeit/biography

Giovanni Strada was born in 1939 in Ravenna, where he still lives today. There he studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti. Giovanni Strada has been active  in the mail art scene for over forty years and has a strong connection to DADA as well as to popular music. He likes to use Sheet music and characters for his mailings. Together with his wife Renata he does performance art. Nomen est omen – for “Strada” means road – they bring their art to the street and to the whole world


Giovanni Strada wurde 1939 in Ravenna geboren. Dort studierte er an der Accademia di Belle Arti und dort lebt er auch noch heute. Giovanni Strada ist seit über vierzig Jahren in der Mail Art-Szene aktiv und hat einen ebenso so starken Bezug zu DADA wie zur Populärmusik. Gern benutzt er Notenblätter und -zeichen für seine Mailings. Gemeinsam mit seiner Frau Renata tritt er als Performance-Künstler auf. Nomen est Omen – denn “Strada” heißt Straße – bringen sie ihre Kunst auf die Straße und per Post in die ganze Welt.

Mail Art Projekte/Mail Art Projects:

  • Ravenna dal Mondo/Ravenna from the world (1990)

Ausgewählte Arbeiten/selected works

Literatur (Auswahl)/literature (selection)

  • Ravenna dal Mondo, Editiono Essegi, Ravenna 1991

Links

Author: Mail Artists' Index

Mail Artists' Index Biographies, works and links concerning important Mail Artists. – Biografien, Arbeiten und Links bedeutender Mail Art Künstler. Mail Art | Mail Artists | Postkunst

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