Home Gallery Video Ivan Cash Snail Mail vs. Email When Was the Last Time You Received a Handwritten Letter? Artist Ivan Cash Asks People to Reflect on Snail Mail vs. Email Published on Nov 12, 2013 Editor's Pick The work of artist Ivan Cash serves as a reality check that forces us to contemplate how the digital revolution has impacted our emotional lives. Previously, he conducted experiments that asked people "What's the last photo you took on your phone?" and another that invited people to draw complete strangers' portraits. Now, building on a previous project, "Snail Mail my Email," which transformed people's emails into hard copies and sent them by post, Mr. Cash took to the streets and asked people, "When's the last time you received a handwritten letter?" Their replies make for a poignant commentary on how although the internet makes life a lot more convenient and connected, it also, in a way, erodes emotional links afforded by a old school communication. Rate this Ad You must be registered to rate the ad. Please Login or Register Now About CreditsDateNov 12, 2013Artist:Ivan CashClient:Ivan Cash Tagsart CategoryWeb Film Latest Creativity News on Ad Age Community Films Signs Young, Winecoff Joins Epoch Murillo to Lead McDonald's Team at Alma, Mariano Joins Zulu Alpha Kilo Have You Entered Our 40 Under 40 Contest Yet? Related work Ivan Cash: Signs of the Times Ivan Cash: Last Photo L.A. Ivan Cash: Last Photo N.Y.