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Carina Granlund.Finland

Posted by Amy Irwen on April 18, 2014 at 9:00pm 1 Comment

A wonderful envelope arrived in January from Carina....some Trashpo Tags

and two (2) wonderful ATC's....the first is "Long Shadows"…

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Cascadia Art Post

Posted by Petrolpetal on April 18, 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

Angie and Snooky.USA

Posted by Amy Irwen on April 18, 2014 at 8:54pm 0 Comments

two wonderful collages postcards....one has Snooky's paw of approval !!!!

cool pooches…

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Matthew Stolte.WI.USA

Posted by Amy Irwen on April 18, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Bookie "sea stars" has a balance of poetry and Matthews collages....all about the delicate balance of the ocean habitat that is becoming harmful to all life,…

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tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on April 18, 2014 at 7:58pm 1 Comment

This postcard announces "CircumSubstantial Playing & Blindfolded Tourism" (Part 1: Volunteers Collective Revisited) at the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh Friday Aug. 10, 2001E.V.

If you go to his website, you will learn (as I did) that Part 2 is titled "CarCophony", Part 3,…

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Some Guy named Keith in Anaheim

Posted by Rebecca Guyver on April 18, 2014 at 7:00pm 3 Comments

Lots of new work on the MSK blog! Latest arrival was from Keith Chambers, although I am not entirely sure if he meant for it to be for The Postal Ledger or MSK.

http://monosemikodachrome.blogspot.co.uk

But like I keep saying, it doesn't really matter! I blogged Keith's postcard yesterday but it has been sitting on my computer table and each time I pick it up I notice more.

Like who…

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Keith S Chambers: Better to have a used Camel then no Camel at all

Posted by Artist in Seine on April 18, 2014 at 6:56pm 3 Comments

From the famous "some guy named Keith" series, I received the used Camel.  Now maybe the others received cute animals from Keith, but I say that it's better to have a used Camel then no Camel at all.

And if I find myself in the middle of the desert, I'll really be happy not to have one of…

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Susan McAllister: Red Ambassador arrived in Paris

Posted by Artist in Seine on April 18, 2014 at 6:45pm 1 Comment

Normally I can come up with a title for Susan's work.  Not that they need titles, but most of them just speak to me.  However, this one had me running in my shoes.

So I looked at the back and Susan's words of wisdom rang in my ear; Red Ambassador arrived in Paris.

This…

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Valentine Mark Herman: Euro Million

Posted by Artist in Seine on April 18, 2014 at 6:31pm 4 Comments

The Euro Million and how it will transform even a Triphase

Thanks Val, I got your…

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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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Four Quid for the Night

"Becoming a "Beatnik" in 1968 I purchased an outdoor sleeping outfit as Kerouac described in Dharma Bums - a duck down sleeping bag and a plastic poncho. Heavy to carry but good for sleeping outside."
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Erni Bär commented on Artist in Seine's blog post Erni Bar: Hold on to your pretzel (Brezel in German) Part Two
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Elizabeth Zois commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group Group for Cat-Lovers
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Susan McAllister commented on Artist in Seine's blog post Susan McAllister: Red Ambassador arrived in Paris
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"I have to jump in on the sleeping-in-strange places conversation.  In southern Mexico, my ex- and I stayed in a cheap room where the toilet flushed hot water, and the light bulb in the shower dangled inches from one's head. Also, my ex was…"
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Lynne Gurnee left a comment for Sheri Rice
"Hi Sheri, Yes, let's exchange mail art! Thanks for asking!  (-:  Lynne"
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Borderline Grafix commented on Rebecca Guyver's blog post Some Guy named Keith in Anaheim
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Sheri Rice posted a status
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Linda Richards commented on Prosthet's group Obituaries
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Obituaries

I collect newspaper obituaries and would like to expand my collection to include obituaries from around the world.Everyone is invited to send me obituaries and I'll create mail art inspired by them to send in return.See More
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Snail Mail Preservation Art

In an effort to preserve Snail Mail via the postal service, we can send a postcard with a message/ artwork visible on one side of the postcard that can be seen both by the postal worker and the recipient of the card.You can send a postcard to anyone OR someone who is in this group. The goal being to support the postal service as well as to enliven recipients' and postal workers' day.  cheryl hSee More
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Linda Richards replied to Litsa Spathi / NOBODY's discussion Mail Artists Addresses?
"Linda Richards 2509 Rose Hill Lane Riverbank, CA 95367"
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Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Linda Richards 4 hours ago. 349 Replies

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

New VINYL ART Group!

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Would you like to join me in a new Group called 'VINYL ART'?I suspect that many of you, like me, have somewhere in your house/garage/attic a collection of old Vinyl records that you have probably not played for a long, long time, but nonetheless…Continue

Un artista globale nel rapporto tra arte e vita / G. A. Cavellini 1914-2014

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects on Monday. 0 Replies

SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYVia S. Calenda, 105 - Salerno “VIRTUAL UNDERGROUND”G.A.CAVELLINI1914 - 2014 Progetto  dedicato all’anniversario del centenario di Guglielmo Achille Cavellini, in collaborazione con l’Archivio Cavellini di Brescia. a…Continue

Tags: Ophen, Archivio, Bongiani, Mail, Art

Latin American Mail Art

Started by Deb Wilson in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by anamerari Apr 12. 5 Replies

Hi. I am a mail artist and a Latin American Historian. I am considering a project on Mail Art in Latin America: the evolution, what makes it unique, and how involved the region is in the art form. I have read what is on the web but I would like a…Continue

LUCIANO PERA for GUGLIEMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI 1914-2014

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Information Apr 6. 0 Replies

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI1914 - 2014GACAUTOSTORICIZZAZIONE(Corrispondenza) Luciano Pera By Guglielmo Achille CavelliniUna grande amicizia sempre…Continue

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