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"Summer's End" from Cascadia ArtPost

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 23, 2014 at 5:32pm 0 Comments

NOT! Can it be "Summer's End"? Scenario by Cascadia Artpost:

Interesting sand construction and warning…

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THE LEMONS OF MENTON

Posted by Erni Bär on September 23, 2014 at 4:33pm 6 Comments

The land where the lemons are in bloom (and, of course, bear rich fruit) seems being in the very South of France, close to the Italian border. The place is called MENTON and is famous for the annual lemon festival taking place there - believe it or not:…

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The "Crazy Wisdom" of Visual Poet/Trashpoet Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on September 23, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

September 23, 2014 - Around the time of the release of the summer 2014 issue of the DKULTNY…

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Disconnecting the Unsocial Network

Posted by Tofu on September 23, 2014 at 2:01am 0 Comments

Years ago I was reluctant to join Facebook.  But I have to admit, it did help me reconnect with a few people who I had lost touch with.  And, at times, it’s helped me connect with more people about my art and widen my circle a bit.  But in recent years, Facebook has become more and more about algorithms that essentially are designed to make you look at advertising rather than what your friends might have posted.  I don’t know how many times I have heard someone say, “Did you see…….on…

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Don't miss classic after summer read from Mailart Martha!

Posted by Rebecca Guyver on September 22, 2014 at 9:27pm 2 Comments

Martha has been to France.  Did she see Dean?  Did she eat croissants? To find out, read the whole of mailart Martha's boekie ont my blog!  …

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Wondrous watercolor from Bill Porter

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 21, 2014 at 3:15pm 2 Comments

Just as I mailed off a small watercolor painting to Bill, this beauty arrived!

It is fluid and lovely...with…

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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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CALL FOR MAIL ART | Correspondence Exhibition at Q Gallery, Franklin Arts Center

September 22, 2014 at 6pm to November 12, 2014 at 11:45pm
CORRESPONDENCE | An International Mail Art ExhibitionThe Crossing Arts Alliance presents its upcoming exhibition, "CORRESPONDENCE", an international mail art exhibition, and invites artists from all over the world to participate. This exhibition is open to everyone, all ages and skill levels, and has an open theme, allowing artists to express their creativity and ideas to the fullest extent. This exhibition will be on display in the Q Gallery, in the Franklin Arts Center. DEADLINE - November…See More
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Joseph Matheny left a comment for David Hurley
"I responded to your message via the email you left. "
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Rebecca Guyver commented on Diane Keys's group IUOMA MOBMA (Museum of Bad Mail Art)
"Oh the shame, the shame.  I have came to the page, even typed something, a winner even, I think, and then deleted it.  I have just been swamped by mail art exhibitions, holidays and family health (nothing too serious just demanding).…"
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"Ciao Ruud, ho fatto richiesta di entrare col "SACS- Spazio Arte Contemporanea Sperimentale" che ho cofondato 10 anni fa. un fraterno abbraccio , bruno"
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Mail Art Martha left a comment for Tina W.
"Tina you could not have guessed how in need of your 'Free your mind' advice I was today. I came in, having had an upsetting experience and there it was. Just the pep talk I needed. Having done a few minutes meditation now I am free,…"
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"Hi Marek! The smile project sounds like fun!  How do I join? Lillia"
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Ruud Janssen commented on Ruud Janssen's group Serge Segay (1947-2014)
"Dear Ruud, it seems a sort of nightmare, here we are again to talk about a friend’s death. Serge’s son sent us the very sad news. We were hoping to meet Serge again and have him here in Torino as we think to prepare an exhibit at our…"
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CALL FOR MAIL ART | Correspondence Exhibition at Q Gallery, Franklin Arts Center

September 22, 2014 at 6pm to November 12, 2014 at 11:45pm
CORRESPONDENCE | An International Mail Art ExhibitionThe Crossing Arts Alliance presents its upcoming exhibition, "CORRESPONDENCE", an international mail art exhibition, and invites artists from all over the world to participate. This exhibition is open to everyone, all ages and skill levels, and has an open theme, allowing artists to express their creativity and ideas to the fullest extent. This exhibition will be on display in the Q Gallery, in the Franklin Arts Center. DEADLINE - November…See More
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for Cascadia Artpost
"Great "scenario"! Thank you for the card... but it is NOT "Summer's End" here...yet. blogged: "Summer's End" from Cascadia ArtPost"
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"Summer's End" from Cascadia ArtPost

NOT! Can it be "Summer's End"? Scenario by Cascadia Artpost:Interesting sand construction and warning sign:…See More
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Profile IconClaire Silver, De Villo Sloan and Umberto basso joined Ruud Janssen's group
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Serge Segay (1947-2014)

Serge Sigei 19.03.1947 - 21.09.2014.Today the sad news of the death of another Visual Poet and writer/artist reached us. Serge Segay died this sundag. News came from Russia (Dmitry Babenko) which published the news on facebook.See More
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IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Erica Durante 16 hours ago. 16 Replies

It seems to be, ie the bigger the canvas the 'better' it is perceived to be, the more likely it is to be in important (museum) collections, the more money it will get at auctions, the more fame will come to the artist, etc.I know there are…Continue

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by allison anne Sep 15. 378 Replies

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

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI A SALERNO (Italy)

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions Sep 7. 0 Replies

SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYMOSTRA  RETROSPETTIVAPalazzo Virtuale“GACONCETTUAL POETRY”G.A.CAVELLINI1914 - 2014 Dal 7 settembre 2014  al 27 ottobre 2014Retrospettiva   dedicata  a Guglielmo Achille  Cavellini in occasione del Centenario  della …Continue

Tags: Bonanno, Giovanni, Gallery, Virtual, Sandro

Mail Art Call

Started by Márcia Godinho Leal in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Márcia Godinho Leal Aug 30. 1 Reply

Tema / Theme: "A minha casa" / "My house"Tamanho / Size: livre / freeTécnica / Technique: livre / freeSem júri e sem entradas / No jury and no feesData limite / Deadline: 29/11/2014Exibição /Exhibition: " A minha casa" - Coffee ShopMorada /…Continue

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Fluxus and Mail-Art , Fluxus or Mail-Art

Started by Ruud Janssen in Fluxus and Mail-Art. Last reply by Visual Mom Aug 29. 36 Replies

Are you working both in Mail-Art and Fluxus? If yes, what is the difference for you when you work in one of the fieldsContinue

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