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Diane Keys: Make incision book

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on December 22, 2014 at 1:29am 0 Comments

What else did you except, Marlowe?

A story that just had to be told.  Thank you…

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Twisted Mail Art Call- more incoming!

Posted by vizma bruns on December 22, 2014 at 1:28am 0 Comments

David Dellafiora…

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Cris Algoso

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 21, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

A beautiful thank you card - thank you!

The generous Mr Bär

Posted by FinnBadger on December 21, 2014 at 7:34pm 5 Comments

One of the (many) things I like about mail art is chance encounters, which may turn into nothing. Or they may turn into something. Or they may turn into more than something.

I participated in a mail art call titled 'Le Labyrinthe', which my mail friend Jean let me know about.

The organizers sent out a catalog afterwards, and Laurence Gillot took my address from there and sent me a beautiful artist card.

I responded with one of my triangles, which…

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Rebecca

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 21, 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

Nancy Bell Scott sends an asemic beauty!

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 21, 2014 at 6:51pm 4 Comments

No-glue-event for NBS,

...just fantastic painting! Wow! Deep BLUE here :-)…

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Tinsel Town Holiday Greetings by Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on December 21, 2014 at 4:09pm 0 Comments

Nadine - 12.21.2014 - 2

Mail-art by IUOMA member Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

December 21, 2014 - MinXus-LynXus Hollywood correspondent Nadine Wendell-Mojica put an outstanding year of reporting to bed with these holiday…

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David Stafford

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 20, 2014 at 9:05pm 4 Comments

info IUOMA

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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Bunnies go bye-bye in Milwaukie

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Erni Bär commented on FinnBadger's blog post The generous Mr Bär
"Thanks for this very nice blog, Herr Badger! "Gluepic = German: Klebebild" - kleben means to glue, to paste. I stole the term from Kurt Schwitters, who had worked with real GLUE if I got it right from all the books I read on him and his…"
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TREES

A group devoted to the art of trees: free medium. Without trees the world would be dead and a place of disaster. With trees the world can tackle global warming. Hug a tree and you hug the earth, you hug yourself and your neighbors. Without trees, no love!Without love, no trees.A sequel to the mail art project SIGNS and STONES and TREES (of 1998).See More
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Erni Bär commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Dharmadada Erni Bär: Open Here Carefully
"Dated & signed this time! In case the Self Promoting Thug's stuff will make someday to the till. Happy auction!"
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Erni Bär commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Dharmadada Erni Bär: Open Here Carefully
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CAT LOVERS MAIL ART

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Painting+Drawing=Mail Art

This group aims to Locate, Gather and Connect all the Mail Artists using Painting and Drawing techniques as prevalent in his works, not excluding of course others, but not so relevant in his creationsSee More
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william S. Paley left a comment for Mary J. Grellner
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Bunnies go bye-bye in Milwaukie

"21.12.14 Dare Steven B. B.,.. Surely you are aware that we take our bunnies very seriously here at the I.U.O.M.A.  .....I enjoyed your old postcard/rubber-stamp video.....Why a hippo? Richard C."
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Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman on Friday. 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?

Started by jon foster in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by jon foster on Tuesday. 17 Replies

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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