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Beautiful touch of BLUE from Mary J. Grellner

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 20, 2014 at 1:21pm 1 Comment

Textured painted card , very happy haptic details:…

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CatMail for the Holidays from Lynne Gurnee

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 20, 2014 at 1:20pm 0 Comments

Lynne Gurnee sent this fun CatCard! Purrrrfect!

It put a smile on my face...very cheerful them thar kats and…

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LtvSnow and Jon in the mail today

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 20, 2014 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Very well known card arrived in Greece from Jeff, (Like Televisions now? or...)

Like Television SNOW! Excellent for…

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Exposure

Posted by Linda Faye French on December 20, 2014 at 6:02am 0 Comments

So. OK. EVERYTHING I've said about ANYTHING has been appearing on the MAIN PAGE?!!! OK fine. Now I know. At least I think I know.  There's probably all kinds of stuff I could be 'in' on if I, too, had been reading the MAIN PAGE! --Linda

Boekies

Posted by Linda Faye French on December 20, 2014 at 5:22am 9 Comments

Before I stumbled on IUOMA, I didn't know what a 'boekie' is. Except in the betting world with different spelling. I have made many, many little books, but just call them 'little books,' unless they are journals and then they are 'journals' or 'art journals.' So now I know that I have been making 'boekies'. And journals and art journals.  And mail-art.  --LInda

Cascadia

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 19, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Ok, time for CAPS on! :-)

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 19, 2014 at 5:06pm 5 Comments

Deck the Halls of IUOMA with boughs of holly...and SANTA caps!

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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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Erni Bär commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Beautiful touch of BLUE from Mary J. Grellner
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Erni Bär commented on Linda Faye French's blog post Boekies
"True, Badger. I first read that word in connection with Cheryl Penn, and she's from Kwa Zulu Natal in S. A. Here another double page from the urban exploration boekie: "
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"Exchange faces" donating to IUOMA

This group is made to support IUOMA by donating via PayPal.I "Exchange Faces" of my project, for more than 5euros you donate at IUOMA.Every time you donate money via Paypal, i will post you a postcard.All postcards are unique and numbered from 1 to 350, but i donate only 50 for this purpose.Please, join the group and support IUOMA.ISee More
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FinnBadger commented on Linda Faye French's blog post Boekies
"Boekie is Afrikaans for 'little book', which is why it sounds like Dutch, Erni."
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Erni Bär replied to Erni Bär's discussion SHADOW-SCULPTING ON AKADEMIE LEVEL in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"Good ones. Now, in the afternoon, there are occasionally short periods of sunshine between the showers. I took a chance for these two an hour ago: "
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"In German this bird's called Kohlmeise."
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) replied to Erni Bär's discussion SHADOW-SCULPTING ON AKADEMIE LEVEL in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) replied to Erni Bär's discussion SHADOW-SCULPTING ON AKADEMIE LEVEL in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"Yes..there is SUNSHINE in Thess...finally! "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Erni Bär's group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"Will be 14-15oC here and SUNSHINE for shadows... You are right, Erni...there is a bird called: great tit! ha! and that is the yellow-belly that is on my backyard tree these days! "
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Erni Bär commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Ok, time for CAPS on! :-)
"This weather requires warm clothing for hippos: "
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Erni Bär replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"Very enjoyable. Edmund has his own e mail address since yesterday evening now (edmundhippo@gmail.com). It's my "official" here at IUOMA from now on and all the news about comments etc from here reaches us that way: I hope that nobody…"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Richard BAUDET's photo
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Many thanks Katerina nikoltsou !

"Just one of a very few little paintings that I did one sunny day in Halkidiki, Richard. Thank you for the posting it. xxx"
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Erni Bär commented on Linda Faye French's blog post Boekies
"That's true. In November 2011 I received this one from Cheryl & her students. It's all about the urban exploration we had discussed before and, alas, the blog I back then wrote got lost due to certain circumstances; "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post The ViZma Bruns & Marie Wintzer Love Hotel Boekie - Are you +18 ?
"Excellent! That is a puurrrfect "boekie" for In Seine! BRAVO Marie and Viz!"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Linda Faye French's blog post Boekies
"And this IUOMA "platform" is a fun place, Linda...just enjoy! "boekie" is a term from South Africa, and the Master Creator of Boekies is Cheryl Penn , who lives in South Africa, (though no longer a member here :-( Also, some are…"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
""Rockin around the Xmas tree..." "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Ok, time for CAPS on! :-)
"Edmund is a cutie with the white cap...stay warm in the winter cold! Greetings from the Gang: "
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Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman yesterday. 9 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

How to add photos by mobile?

Started by Catharine Brown in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Richard Canard on Thursday. 1 Reply

I saw a link then lost it, does anyone know how I can upload pics from my mobile?Thanks!!CContinue

Interested in a Collab Book?

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

PADIGLIONE TIBET / BIENNALE DEL FIN DEL MUNDO - Centro Cultural Unzue - Mar del Plata – Argentina

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions Dec 11. 0 Replies

BIENNALE DEL FIN DEL MUNDO  IV edizione 2014/2015direttore artistico: Massimo ScaringellaItalia Paese invitato d'onoreProgetto speciale…Continue

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"Mise en Boite" - Christine A. Tarantino, 1948-2012

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Giovanni Bonanno Dec 7. 6 Replies

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Christine A. Tarantino / "MISE EN BOITE / Quasi un’opera collettiva"

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SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYVia S. Calenda, 105 – Salerno  "MISE EN BOITE / Quasi un’opera collettiva"MOSTRA  COLLETTIVA INTERNAZIONALE dedicata a  Christine  Tarantinoa cura di  Giovanni  BonannoTesto critico  di  Douglas  Dawson 7 dicembre…Continue

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