Details of [Baren
** OPEN **
- Medium: Woodblock print (hand rubbed or pulled on a press, B&W or colour, any pigments, any paper). Note: Baren Exchange is a program for forum members to create, exchange and display editions of woodblock prints. Relief prints pulled from wood substitutes and wood-like materials, including linoleum, corian, MDF, resingrave, and similar are acceptable as are collagraphs. Coordinators are obligated to reject prints whose primary method of production is by other means. For example: monotype, intaglio, stencil, lithography, ink jet, laser, photocopy, etc are to be rejected by the coordinator.
Paper size: 6 X 11 inches
Technique: Primitive (Use objects, rocks, etc., to dent, mark and score the block to create texture. You can go as far as not using cutting tools)
Image size: Any size to fit paper (any orientation), any number and shape of panels
Paper type: No restriction
period: OPEN September 1, 2021 to October 1st, 2021
SIGN UP PAGE
Drop-out deadline: November 1st, 2021 If you must drop out
of the exchange, please do so as early as possible
in order to give people on the waiting list
time to complete and submit their prints.
Delivery deadline for finished
prints: November 30th, 2021
- PLEASE carefully observe drop-out and delivery deadlines and print requirements. See penalty below.
fill out and submit the print information form
to send your print details for the colophon page as soon as you have the information. The coordinator gathers the information to prepare the colophon prior to mailing. If you do not submit any information, only your name and location will be published alongside your print.
#87 print information form
must be an active member of [Baren] in order to
participate in this exchange.
The mailing list
that makes up [Baren]
is open to everyone to join,
and the membership is thus made up of a mix of
'lurkers' and active participants in the forum.
Signing up for an Exchange obliges your active
participation in [Baren]
discussions... If you remain a 'mystery' name,
it leaves everyone feeling quite uncomfortable.
SUBSCRIBE to the [Baren] Forum
for coordinator: email@example.com
is essential that the coordinator be in close and
timely communication with you. You must respond
promptly to e-mails sent from the coordinator and
must notify the coordinator of any change in e-mail
address. If you become 'lost' and do not respond
to communications from the coordinator, you may
be dropped from the exchange without further notice.
If this occurs after the Drop-out deadline, a penalty may
Rejected prints: If your
prints do not conform to the above specifications
for Medium, Image size, Paper size, Paper
type, and/or Delivery deadline then
the coordinator should promptly reject them, notify
you by email, and (if you enclosed sufficient postage)
promptly return them. You may repair and/or replace
the prints prior to the delivery deadline or drop
out of the exchange prior to the drop-out deadline
Penalty: The [Baren] Exchange
Manager will promptly notify you by email if it is determined
that you are subject to penalty, which may prevent you from future participation in [Baren] Exchanges. Please see this page for all the Exchange Rules of Participation.
Delivery information: You
must enclose a print for each participant plus ONE ARCHIVE PRINT (see list below), a self-addressed
mailing label, and sufficient return
postage (in the coordinator's native currency
or postage). If you do not know
the exact amount of return postage, please send
more than you think will be required, a guideline
is $12 for USA to USA delivery, $25 for international
delivery. Please deliver your prints in a package
that can easily be reused for shipping the collated
suite back to you.
In the USA, the
best way to send the prints is Priority Mail. Flat
rate envelope is $7.90 anywhere in the US and will
fit the smaller chu-ban exchanges. For larger size
exchanges, please see:
Calculate postage at USPS.com
For International Priority
Mail please see: Calculate postage at USPS.com
your coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
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