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A box-top from Eraser Heed!

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 24, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Now here is an usual mailing...naked box top!

Wonderfully printed with Niklas' rubber stampings:…

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Life Suggestion Box Travelling Collaborative Art Project

Posted by Diane Keys on October 24, 2014 at 12:39am 1 Comment

Your input is greatly desired!  The Life Suggestion Box has currently made 4 stops and I have posted the most recent 'batch' of entries on my blog!!

Travelling Suggestion Box Collaborative Art Process

My Life…
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Kim taking flight :-)

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 23, 2014 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

Kim Jung Youn from Korea is visiting in Japan,

gets some free "spirits" :-)

and met up with Vizma!…

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Eco Mail Art from Carmela Rizzuto

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 23, 2014 at 9:34pm 0 Comments

Brightened a rare "rainy day" in Greece :-) Lovely BLUE envelope

and CIRCLES of colors, both sides! (I, too, have…

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Card from David Aponte

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 23, 2014 at 9:23pm 0 Comments

Always fun to see Sub-Real Alchemy in the mailbox

Ok, that's a famous electronic game hero. But the "classic" art…

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Thom Courcelle's "All Hallow's Eve"

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 23, 2014 at 9:00pm 2 Comments

An enjoyable card by Thom is arriving airborne...worldwide

This came to Greece, and very interesting Priory stories:…

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LuluBird, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on October 23, 2014 at 7:37pm 1 Comment

Thanks LuluBird!

PLEASE DON'T BLOG ANY MAIL ART I SEND YOU......EVER

Posted by Valentine Mark Herman on October 23, 2014 at 7:27pm 0 Comments

Please consider any Mail Art I send you as a private communication from me to you, and do not blog it here or elsewhere.

if you really must share it with someone, then do so with your husband, wife, partner, boyfriend, girlfriend, children, cats, dogs (including Bassett Hounds), hamsters, and what have you.

If you do blog the Mail Art I send you, then I will never send you anythihg ever again.

"You don't really mean that, do you, Val?"

I most certainly…

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VITAMIN BLUE STICKS BETTER WITH UHU

Posted by Erni Bär on October 23, 2014 at 3:42pm 2 Comments

Number three of today comes from Greece:…

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POVERTY DOESN'T BURDEN ANY QUALMS WHEN NOT HANDING OUT CANDY ON HALLOWEEN

Posted by Erni Bär on October 23, 2014 at 2:20pm 5 Comments

It's very useful  knowing that in a couple of days. Halloween has still not become a real tradition here yet, and last year nobody rang the doorbell for "trick or treats" - but you never can tell! What does THAT mean you might think now. Well, have a ,look at this one from my letterbox today (it's actually # one out of three):…

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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........

 

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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Thom Courcelle's "All Hallow's Eve"
"Thom seems to be spreading the word :-) ...with fun Priory limericks !"
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Richard Canard commented on Diane Keys's blog post Life Suggestion Box Travelling Collaborative Art Project
"24.10.14 Dare Diane Keys,  ...I was gonna put this in a mailing, but  I can see that you are obviously in need of some sort of response: My two cents: ( & in regard to the matter of Ferguson , Missouri  & constantly…"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Mim Golub Scalin's group CIRCLES
"Vinyl art ...vinyls are circles, too, yes? "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Mim Golub Scalin's group CIRCLES
"Ol' 2011 boekie project for "Windmills of Your Mind", but onion prints are CIRCLES, too :-) Nice circles jj! Mim made a great fun group."
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Vinyl Art
"Did Valentine Mark Herman say: "DO Blog it" ???? And I was busy deleting my comments here so not to offend :-( Well, the 45 rpm vinyl has been recorded and is ready to be blogged..soooo "
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Jennifer Jones (JJalltheway) commented on Mim Golub Scalin's group CIRCLES
"I was actually just back from the Post office mailing a big round cardboard circle card to Mary England when I got back and got the invite for this group. How perfect! So I hollered "Yes"!"
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Jennifer Jones (JJalltheway) commented on Mim Golub Scalin's group CIRCLES
"Oh yes Katerina!! I knew there would be a certain overlap of the Onions group and the circle group! Nice job!"
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52ndchorus

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catherine butterfly

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God Save the Queen! God Save the United Kingdom!

"Thankyou! It has a Dutch companion piece, too: "
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The Tale of a City , 2014

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Outgoing - silent

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mail art collage

"Miaou! Very nice indeed. love the stamps, the bank notes, and all the rest of it. (I use banknotes from time to time. This piece is called "In Elvis we trust": Miaouagain"
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Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Linda Pelati 23 hours ago. 382 Replies

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

AN INSANE FRENCH ARTIST?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Other. Last reply by Prairie Kittin yesterday. 14 Replies

The following story appeared in today's UK "Daily Telegraph":COCK-A- DOODLE OOH.... A MAN WHO SUFFERED FOR HIS ARTA South African performance artist who tied a live rooster to his penis during an impropmtu open-air show near the Eiffel Tower was…Continue

Do you receive a lot of phony messages?

Started by Stacey Hopkins in PROBLEMS. Last reply by Terry Owenby yesterday. 5 Replies

Since joining IUOMA, I've gotten an alarming number of messages that are obvious hacks (the message will appear in an e-mail as if posted to my IUOMA inbox, but are not actually there when I click through).Crap like:"Hello my good friend, How are…Continue

Tags: emails, fake, spam

Friendship/letter/art journal swap

Started by Kelly C in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by PATRICIA LANDON on Sunday. 18 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm new here and looking forward to taking part in mail art swaps.But.. I was thinking I would really like to do a friendship journal swap with one person. Instead of writing letters like a normal penpal we both start a journal and…Continue

Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Terry Owenby on Saturday. 3 Replies

How do you organize your incoming MailArt:- in binders or boxes or... for the old pieces- on display boards or framed or... for the recent pieces- in chronological order, by artist, by call?For those of you who hold events, what are your…Continue

Interested in a Collab Book?

Started by jon foster in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Terry Owenby on Saturday. 4 Replies

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

 
 
 

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