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Posted by FinnBadger on February 26, 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

MomKat sent me a ton of love from Thessaloniki - thanks!

Even the stamp has a hot pink background.

I also like the 'phi' on the date stamp for Phebruary :)…

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Flickr Album of Outgoing Mail art

Posted by Dan Mouer on February 26, 2015 at 6:01pm 0 Comments

I have created a Flickr album of selections from my outgoing mail art over the pasty ear or so, for anyone who is interested in perusing.

Outgoing Mail Art Selections

Posted by Annamaria Massardo on February 26, 2015 at 3:43pm 0 Comments

Mail Art not blogged...yet :-(

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on February 26, 2015 at 3:05pm 9 Comments

Many thanks for all the mail art that has come this past week,

Cannot blog them yet, waiting for the laptop to be repaired,

But here they are :…

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A Little More Syntax from Linda French (Two Harbors, Minnesota, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on February 26, 2015 at 2:30am 0 Comments

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Linda French (Two Harbors, Minnesota, USA)

February 25, 2015 - Linda French is as prolific as she is generous. She sent me another gorgeous piece while I am still pondering what to send her…

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Incoming postcards to brighten up a dreary winter.

Posted by FinnBadger on February 25, 2015 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

I am not really known for being a colorful guy, although every now and again I can pull something off. So it really brightens up the mailbox and my day, particularly in these weeks of below freezing grey grey days to see color on the mat when I get home.

Thanks, Jazzie.

And thanks, Liberty. I…

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New Asemics by Jan Hodgman (Anacortes, Washington, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on February 25, 2015 at 3:12pm 0 Comments

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Mail art by IUOMA member Jan Hodgman (Anacortes, Washington, USA)

February 25, 2015 - I am thrilled to share work recently received from Jan Hodgman. She has a natural interest in and talent for asemics, and I am glad to be…

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Somehow people always think that if a group of artists work together that then there must automatically be some kind of organisation that coordinates it all. Well, in mail art there are many groups working together. These groups themselves also work together, but there is NO organisation that arranges all the things that go on in the mail art network. The I.U.O.M.A. is the Union that mail artists can become a member of. The Union has no rules. Everybody who is active in mail art and hears about the Union can become a member just by saying so.

In 1988 the idea of the IUOMA was born. I invented this name and made forms for people to become a member of this (fictive) union. About 300 mail artists reacted in a year, and official membership cards were made, even a official Union Magazine was published. Anybody who was a member of the Union could also claim a special function within the Union.

Even today, people still join the Union. And somehow it gives power, to say that YOU are a member of the International Union too. The Main address of the Union is at the TAM-address, P.O.Box 1055, 4801 BB - Breda - Netherlands. It is just the center for archiving all the things that are going on. But I am not in control of the Union. I just invented it. And to make it official, I made myself General-President of this Union. Sure was impressive when I travelled to the USSR in 1991 and went to visit some friends there who were also members of this Union........

Today online on Ning there are almost 4000 members....

 

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Johnny Marr (The Smiths guitarist) Mail-Artist?

Started by jon foster in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Neil Gordon on Monday. 16 Replies

Yesterday I was floating around the Record Store Day website looking for limited releases coming out on that day. At the bottom of the page I noticed a trailer for a movie about independent British record stores. As I watched all of the talking…Continue

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by dystatic on Saturday. 398 Replies

I think, it would be very imteresting to have a mailing list of all of us.

Mail Art Project / CARD MUSEO DIOTTI

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Le Petit Prince - Mail Art - The Little Prince

Started by Yana Yaroshevskaya in Mail-Art Projects Feb 18. 0 Replies

2015, announced as a year of literature in Russia, will go under the…Continue

walker art center exhibition on fluxus: "art expanded, 1958-1978"

Started by allison anne in Fluxus and Mail-Art Feb 18. 0 Replies

was curious whether any of you had caught this exhibition at the walker in minneapolis. it draws from their own collection of fluxus works and ephemera,…Continue

Interested in a Collab Book?

Started by jon foster in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Terry Owenby Feb 18. 36 Replies

The first ten people to volunteer will be included in this project. I will mail to…Continue

 
 
 

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