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Holiday Mail-Art the Way Nature Intended by liketelevisionsnow (Tamworth, New Hampshire, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on December 18, 2014 at 2:21am 0 Comments

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Mail-art by IUOMA member liketelevisionsnow (Tamworth, New Hampshire, USA)

December 17, 2014 - This has been a good year for learning more about the amazingly talented and always elusive liketelevisionsnow. After four years…

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Neil Gordon, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on December 17, 2014 at 11:29pm 0 Comments

Thank you!

Mizael

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 17, 2014 at 7:00pm 4 Comments

Borderline Grafix

Posted by MOAN LISA on December 17, 2014 at 6:16pm 1 Comment

A CASE OF CARD REFUSAL AND PECAN PIE

Posted by Erni Bär on December 17, 2014 at 6:08pm 2 Comments

Second mail art piece of today is from Wentzville, Missouri:…

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2014 - THE YEAR WE MAKE CONTACT

Posted by Erni Bär on December 17, 2014 at 4:16pm 2 Comments

I don't know how it's been with you, but I definitely made it. Contact, I mean. With what or whom you may ask. Well, look at this, please. It was in my letterbox today brightening up this dark'n' rainy day in December:…

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T Dignard

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 17, 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments

Christmas Twister from Paris hits Thessaloniki

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 17, 2014 at 1:03pm 3 Comments

It blew in to the city from the Artist in Seine!

..with a "Twist" :-)...(like we did last summer...yay...)…

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Linda French: I was just thinking about something

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on December 17, 2014 at 11:08am 1 Comment

My very first mail art piece from Linda French.  It was well received here in Paris…

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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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Prince Eugen is BACK, and trying to beat the IUOMA Censor

(Repititiion no 20). Poor Prince Eugen Someone Up There doesn't appreciate him and deleted my earlier photo and caption. Second time lucky, Your Majesty?
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Valentine is on Valium for 5 Days! Anything can happen. And probably will.

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"Merci M Duck. Merci Magret. You tried to mend a shoelace with a punnekin. Sacre bleu! (Or whatever colour punnekin you have) Of course I knit these things myself. Where do you think they come from? When you were a kid (last week?) didn't your…"
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"The piece does look like a little television. Do you remember the cowboy?  --Linda"
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"Does a return to spiritual art make you a target? Fearless target?  --Linda"
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"It is.  --Linda"
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I saw a link then lost it, does anyone know how I can upload pics from my mobile?Thanks!!CContinue

Organizing incoming MailArt

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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?

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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

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