The Missing Post Office
Saya Kubota at Daiwa Foundation, London
Arttist Saya Kubota gave a talk on her Missing Post Office project, which receives and looks after letters that you want to write but don’t know where to send at Daiwa Foundation, London, 9 February.
The Missing Post Office opened on the island of Awashima on 5 October 2013 and welcomes all to come and read their discarded messages of humanity. There are over 7,000 letters are under the care of the postmaster Mr Nakata.
The Missing Post Office welcomes unaddressed post cards and keeps them for eternity.
The Missing Post Office was created by artist Saya Kubota as a part of the Setouchi Art Festival around the Islands of the Seto Inland Sea in Kagawa Prefecture. It’s actually a renovated post office which closed down in 1991.