A Brief User's Guide to the Archive
Ways to map and search the archive
The INTRO section
Introductory texts, forewords by the director and the editors, and this brief user’s guide.
The TEXTS section
Texts, essays, and thematic focus sections highlighting various aspects and key thematics of the archive.
In connection with the textual entries, image tours or visual mappings allow for the user to browse a defined map of images as well as to navigate through the images and posts, opening towards navigating more freely and generating independent searches, establishing new connections and to aid further trajectories.
Links and highlighted words
In the texts there are two different highlighted words:
- Grey, underlined links to specific post.
- Underlined links to networkers or to other websites.
Below the text you’ll find the visual mapping, all posts mentioned in the text.
The FOCUS section
During the exhibition period 18th September 2014 – 18th September 2015 six different FOCUS projects will be added to the site, with an introductory text and links to networkers and posts relevant to each FOCUS project.
The INDEX section
To get both an overview and allow for in-depth searches of individual participants, collaborations, and types of working areas.
- Choose networker name.
- Choose POST (the envelope and contend, book, magazine etc.).
At the top you find a biography.
To the left you find:
- Send from: Place and countries
- Medium: Drawings, Printed matter, Text etc.
- Category: Books, Magazines, Postcards etc.
These sections are all searchable.
To the right you find a link to:
- Texts. This refer to the text in which this post is mentioned.
- Subjects. This is NOT searchable, but write the subject you are searching in the search menu and the desired group will be available.
- Notes. (only for selected posts)
The Archive sections
The archive is divided into three main sections:
- CORRESPONDENCE A-Z
- LOMHOLT FORMULAR PRESS
- MAIL ART NETWORK
Here you can view the entire collection of each section, and browse the different Posts independently.