February 2016

Iona/Glasgow: Iona Craft Shop/Wax366, 2016
11 x 21cm, 2pp artist's postcard letterpress on thick grey card - in 2015 Bellingham cast models of the planets out of bronze and buried them in a remote field on the island of Iona. Each was buried a relative distance from the surface as their average orbits are from the sun.
This card is an extension of that work when two astronomers Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown proposed that a large ice planet might be found far out in the solar system and only so far apparent due to it's effects on other orbits.
Belling in response, cast a new model of the hypothetical planet and thrown into the sea from "The Bay at the Back of the Ocean" on the west coast of the isle o Ioan next to the site of the original "Hidden Solar System".
it is proposed by Bellingham that the new planet be given the name Echo suggested by the words of Batygin who in stressing the speculative foundation of his evidence said "all we have now is an echo".
JOINT: Iona/Glasgow: Iona Craft Shop/Wax366, 2016
30 x 21cm, 1pp. Reproduction of am open letter from Bellingham to the scientists suggesting the name of the "planet" be called Echo based on the words of Batygin. Folded for mailing else VG+.
JOINT: Iona/Glasgow: Iona Craft Shop/Wax366, 2016
10.5 x 15cm, 2pp. Full colour postcard with a photograph of the model ice planter on teh shore of Iona prior to be cast into the sea, verso details of the image. VG+
JOINT:
D5 printed envelope hand addressed by Bellingham to Paul Robertson.

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Iona: Iona Craft Shop, 2016
15 x 10.5cm, 2pp artist's postcard - in 2015 of the planets out of bronze and buried them in a remote field on the island of Iona. Each was buried a relative distance from the surface as their average orbits are from the sun.
This card is an extension of that work in postcard form where the island of Iona is placed amongst the planets as if it is in the outer reaches of the solar system.

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Glasgow: WAX366, 2016
8 x 15.5cm, 2pp announcement card asking recipients to take part in "a day of tolerance" - "a temporary state of Utopia" on the leap day in 2016. Typographic design. VG+
JOINT:
30 x 21cm, 1pp. Offset black on red letter explaining the concept. Folded for mailing.

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