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Samantha Tartaro (ArtByMail)

Posted by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata on August 5, 2015 at 2:07am 2 Comments

ART ON MY MAIL BOX

PIECE NUMBER 100

@loochyberd (Samantha Tartaro) is an awesome artist and i'm the proud owner of one of hers masterpieces... this, has travelled around 5.500km from New Jersey till Portugal. I do love her…

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@loochyberd (Samantha Tartaro) is an awesome artist and i'm the proud owner of one of hers masterpieces... this, has travelled around 5.500km from New Jersey till Portugal. I do love her work since i…

Posted by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata on August 5, 2015 at 2:04am 0 Comments

@loochyberd (Samantha Tartaro) is an awesome artist and i'm the proud owner of one of hers masterpieces... this, has travelled around 5.500km from New Jersey till Portugal. I do love her work since i have a soft spot about ceramics and specially…

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rec'd from Moan Lisa

Posted by Chris Wells on August 5, 2015 at 12:31am 0 Comments

I received two poems and two visual works from Moan…

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The Opposite of Trashpo or the Gina Ulgen Fan Club (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on August 4, 2015 at 4:19pm 4 Comments

Gina - 8.4.2015 - 1

Mail art by IUOMA member Gina Ulgen (Norwich, Norfolk,…

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The real Front Door Gallery, where Mail Art gets really seen

Posted by Mail Art Martha on August 4, 2015 at 1:15pm 47 Comments

Hi fellow mail artists:

The July show is on and my replies will be posted as soon as I can. The entire collection of art works I have received since…

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Spontaneity from Tiffany

Posted by FinnBadger on August 4, 2015 at 3:47am 0 Comments

It's always fun to receive something unexpected in the mail. Tiffany spontaneously sent this outstanding piece inside an outstanding envelope.…



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..Cherchez Laurence...

Posted by Mariana Serban on August 3, 2015 at 11:31pm 1 Comment

 Thank you so much Res,for the explanations given to Dean ! that was right, in the next photo you can see the surprise !

I apreciate so much the art of Laurence !! goood idea, Res, to remember her works by posting them once more !!!...me…

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NOTICE

Posted by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata on August 3, 2015 at 11:26pm 0 Comments

From the 17th till the 29th of August i'll be far away from my mailbox, so please avoid sending big boxes since my ID would be needed to pick them up at the postal office.

I'm leaving papers at the postal office permitting other people to…

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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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I may have asked before, but perhaps I wasn't clear in my question.  Is there a way to move photos from one album to another?  At the very least I'd like to merge two albums.  I mistakenly made two outgoing albums and would like the contents of both to be in one folder so I can eliminate the duplicate.  I know I could delete the photos and then upload them again, but if there is a simpler way I'd like to know how.See More
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De Villo Sloan commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post The Opposite of Trashpo or the Gina Ulgen Fan Club (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)
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Monsenhor enVide neFelibata commented on Monsenhor enVide neFelibata's blog post Samantha Tartaro (ArtByMail)
"yeap Erin, ... i do have a soft spot on ceramics... ya can see it here » http://www.envidenefelibata.blogspot.pt/search/label/ceramics i can't see myself in only one technic or area...  "Gotta Catch 'Em All""
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Monsenhor enVide neFelibata commented on Erica Durante's group Swapping Art Supplies
"YAY Tammy ... I really did... i've been using some of your 'clutter' (sorry but i like to call it clutter, although they are precious items) ya might start to see some of your CLUTTER being posted somewhere in a few days"
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Erin Young commented on Monsenhor enVide neFelibata's blog post Samantha Tartaro (ArtByMail)
"Cool"
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"wonderful clutter from Tammy Riggins!!!! since i describe myself as he following, it was a blast opening the box: Art Director at www.marionetasmandragora.com puppet builder / coaster, coloring book, eraser & typewriter collector / Jagermeister…"
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Is there a way to...

Started by Mercedes La Marquesa in Other 1 hour ago. 0 Replies

I may have asked before, but perhaps I wasn't clear in my question.  Is there a way to move photos from one album to another?  At the very least I'd like to merge two albums.  I mistakenly made two outgoing albums and would like the contents of both…Continue

JOIN my event

Started by Rebekka Koefoed/rkglas.dk in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata 7 hours ago. 1 Reply

- spreading the word:Call for all mail artists.Specifications:Theme:…Continue

Tags: EVENT

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Rebekka Koefoed/rkglas.dk 15 hours ago. 411 Replies

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

Exquisite Corpses

Started by Phoebe Willison in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata yesterday. 19 Replies

Hello!I’m currently in my final year of art school in London, and as a part of my degree show I’ve created a postcard exchange, and I am wondering whether anyone would like to play?It exists as a pass along project, with the underlying theme of…Continue

Tags: network, drawing, along, pass

Venezia !

Started by Mariana Serban in Mail-Art Projects yesterday. 0 Replies

  Bruno, congratulations for your participation at ''Beienalla di Venezia !!!"Continue

TIBET PAVILION - 56 Biennale di Venezia 2015

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Bruno Cassaglia on Sunday. 1 Reply

PADIGLIONE TIBET 2015  /  9 maggio  -  28 agosto 2015  VENEZIA     TIBET PAVILIONproject by Ruggero Maggi Santa Marta…Continue

Tags: Je, Italy., Lama, suis, Tibet

DeepDream [online image transmogrification]

Started by Ficus strangulensis in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Jul 24. 3 Replies

DeepDream! Wow! This is an online, image manipulation service which takes your file input and changes it according to arcan rules [???] apparently using imagery it finds online. So far it seems to add a lot of faces and eyes but I imagine it will…Continue

ABOUT EVENT CALLs

Started by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata in Technical Details in Mail-Art. Last reply by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata Jul 14. 2 Replies

Well... imagine someone creates an event for a mail art call.And that I have more than one idea and end up creating more than one artwork.Do you think correct to mail one to the "EVENT CALLER" and the rest to some other participant of such event? Or…Continue

Tags: call, art, mail

RECEIVED & SENT ARTWORK

Started by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Monsenhor enVide neFelibata Jul 14. 2 Replies

I try to keep an updated database of address.I keep track of the amount of mailart sent and from whom I receive so to never forget to mail back. For now, the given numbers are: SENT 312 / RECEIVED 37 ... , I know that many mail gets lost into a deep…Continue

 
 
 

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