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Posted by jazzie on August 29, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Received SO MANY GREAT pieces of mail when I went to my PO BOX this week - having uploading gremlins so for now THANK YOU's to Alan Brignull, Alex Norelli (twice!), Bhomas Trown (thrice!), Brooke Cooks, and Mara Pauline. Will get some things out after Labor Day  :~]

My post box is bulging this week!

Posted by Gina Ulgen on August 29, 2014 at 3:20pm 0 Comments

My thanks goes to Rebecca Guyver, Stripygoose, Guido and Brook Cooks. Rebecca's mail came safely in a see through bag and stamped on the outside! Beautiful work on both sides of the card.. its been worth the wait! A fused plastic collage and African inspired painted paper collage.

Stripygoose sent me half a…

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Mail art from Shellie Lewis

Posted by Nina Hermus on August 29, 2014 at 10:50am 0 Comments

Again I received wonderful art from Shellie. A cute envelop and beautiful pastel drawings. Love it all! Thank you Shellie.

DKULTNY Trashpo Fanzine / Summer 2014, De Villo Sloan

Posted by Carina on August 29, 2014 at 10:01am 1 Comment

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Words Starting with H, Alicia Starr

Posted by Carina on August 29, 2014 at 9:40am 0 Comments

Thank you Alicia!

RayBunny packet from Samuel Montalvetti in Argentina

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2014 at 8:30am 2 Comments

Samuel always sends many fun goodies on-and-in his envelope:

...inside:…

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Mail from Tiffany Bahan

Posted by Brooke Cooks on August 29, 2014 at 7:44am 1 Comment

Thanks Tiffany for the wonderful chameleon postcard!  I love the background.  Mail soon.

An nice article about Ray J

Posted by Mim Golub Scalin on August 29, 2014 at 5:19am 1 Comment

I liked this. Someone posted it elsewhere and I decided to share it. But what I really wanted to share was an article about Ray Johnson from the Paris Review.  …

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Garden Plot 1 Amy Morton

Posted by Angie & Snooky on August 29, 2014 at 2:06am 0 Comments

A beautiful little package arrived from Amy with her Garden Plot 1.

Thank you Amy! Summer flowers are always…

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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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Bhomas Trown posted a status
"Dear general public, did you send me a tiny book on big spoons? If so thank you. It got mixed up in a pile of incoming mail art. Let me know"
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Richard BAUDET left a comment for Claudia Garcia
"Happy birthday  Dear Claudia !"
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Richard BAUDET left a comment for Claudia Garcia
"Happy Birthday Dear Claudia !"
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Carmela Rizzuto left a comment for Gina Ulgen
"Thank you for your kind words. Kahlo work and life inspired the drawing."
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Márcia Godinho Leal replied to Márcia Godinho Leal's discussion Mail Art Call
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Márcia Godinho Leal posted a discussion

Mail Art Call

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 / Address:"A minha casa"Correios de Angra do HeroísmoApartado n.º 4Rua do Palácio9700-999 Angra do HeroísmoTerceira - Açores - Portugal…See More
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Márcia Godinho Leal posted an event

Mail Art Call at Angra do Heroísmo

August 30, 2014 at 6pm to November 29, 2014 at 7pm
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 / Address:"A minha casa"Correios de Angra do HeroísmoApartado n.º 4Rua do Palácio9700-999 Angra do HeroísmoTerceira - Açores - PortugalSee More
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Márcia Godinho Leal posted a photo
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Celestino Neto left a comment for Márcia Godinho Leal
"Grupo Toca do Lobo - Mail Art Call     Convidamos voces para participarem do nosso Projeto deArte PostalMago ou Magi, plural da palavra Persa antiga magus,significando tanto imagem quanto "um homem sábio",que vêm do…"
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Carlos I. Botana left a comment for Márcia Godinho Leal
"POSTAL ART INTERNATIONAL CALL “jailart”Proxecto Cárcere calls artists to participate in the open, international project  for the old prison of A Coruña to become a Selfmanaged Sociocultural Center.The works will take…"
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Bruno Cassaglia left a comment for Márcia Godinho Leal
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James Wilkinson posted a status
"So people I've sent things to know, I moved house recently, so don't send anything to the old place. Thanks."
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pedrov_dog commented on Carmela Rizzuto's photo
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Brooke Cooks left a comment for Valentine Mark Herman
"Val, I am glad you recieved the card.  I'm looking forward to seeing your invitation to the past. What should I wear to the exibit- my acid washed jeans from the 80's?  Should I take the time machine or the station…"
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ADD & PASS - The X Files

In the Mail Art activity, there are interesting ideas that are explored, like Mail Art Calls, Collaborative Books, Visual Poetry etc, and we also have the  ADD & PASS, which are created somewhere in the world by a Mail Artist who send by mail one "object", proposing that it be changed or simply Added an Artistic Intervention by another Mail Artist, appealing that the "object" being referred back to an following artist, chosen randomly or not.The original creator Add its Address on the…See More
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Richard BAUDET left a comment for Brooke Cooks
"Welcome Brooke ! hello ...I receive your good mailart ! Thanks a lot ! I prepare something for you very soon !"
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Mariana Serban posted a status
"Claudia,because it still is your birthday, a little mail art for you !!!!"
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Mariana Serban posted a photo
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Richard BAUDET commented on Türkan Elçi's photo
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"I'M A WALNUT TREE" LIST OF PARTICIPANTS:2

"hello ! I participated with 3 mailart  from France, and  you lost my name on your list... don't worry , next time I will send you 4 envelopes. Cheers , friendly yours !"
5 hours ago

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Mail Art Call

Started by Márcia Godinho Leal in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Márcia Godinho Leal 2 hours ago. 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

Tags: Art, Mail

Fluxus and Mail-Art , Fluxus or Mail-Art

Started by Ruud Janssen in Fluxus and Mail-Art. Last reply by Visual Mom yesterday. 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

Tags: Discussion, Mail-Art, Fluxus

Friendship/letter/art journal swap

Started by Kelly C in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Kelly C Aug 22. 15 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm new here and looking forward to taking part in mail art swaps.But.. I was thinking I would really like to do a friendship journal swap with one person. Instead of writing letters like a normal penpal we both start a journal and…Continue

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Laura Elizabeth Aug 22. 377 Replies

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

Mostra Collettiva Internazionale di Guglielmo Achille Cavellini a Salerno (Italy)

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Piero Barducci Aug 18. 2 Replies

Il battitore libero raggiunge SalernoSettantatré artisti rendono omaggio a Guglielmo Achille Cavellini nel centenario dalla nascita. L’iniziativa, virtuale, è…Continue

Tags: Virtual, Ophen, Art, Gallery, 2014.

 
 
 

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