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Susan McAllister's Red & Black Saga Continues (Berkeley, California, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on December 19, 2014 at 1:21am 0 Comments

Susan - 12.18.2014 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member Susan McAllister (Berkeley, California, USA)

December 18, 2014 - Susan McAllister has been a fantastic correspondent in 2014 and has factored into my sub-project of mapping West Coast USA mail-art.…

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Triple L welcome

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 18, 2014 at 9:26pm 0 Comments

My stepdaughter has just joined IUOMA after seeing what I have been getting up to. Her IUOMA name is Triple L. Let's give her a big welcome!!

Trashcan Sinatra

Posted by FinnBadger on December 18, 2014 at 8:58pm 2 Comments

I had been wondering what to send back to Laurence in response to the great little game she sent me naked in the mail.

A few days after it arrived, on garbage collection day, this was attached to my trash can:

And the back:…

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Lisa Mencke

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 18, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

The Courage to Misspell by WA Rodgers (Takoma Park, Maryland, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on December 18, 2014 at 5:05pm 2 Comments

Wendy - 12.18,2014 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member WA Rodgers (Takoma Park, Maryland, USA)

December 18, 2014 - Inside-the-Beltway, Washington, DC-area correspondent WA Rodgers sent me this lovely holiday mail-art that displays her distinctive style…

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Ano Novo, vida nova_Sidnei Piedade

Posted by Sidnei Piedade on December 18, 2014 at 3:18pm 0 Comments

 
 
 
ANO  NOVO ,VIDA NOVA
Sidnei Piedade…
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SHRINKING FROM GLUE?

Posted by Erni Bär on December 18, 2014 at 3:07pm 3 Comments

This one arrived here at my place today:…

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Jon Foster: The Borat Man

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on December 18, 2014 at 3:00pm 1 Comment

I received a little project from Jon to find a new body for his friend Borat.  I like how Jon photoshop (the verb) the moustache on this guy.  A great job Jon.  It had me rolling on the floor with laugher.…

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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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Dan Mouer commented on DKULT's group All Things Trashpo
"It's my second bit of mail with a KDJ stamp."
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Mail-Art Cafe

The Place where there is no specific theme. A real social group for you......See More
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DKULT commented on DKULT's group All Things Trashpo
"perhaps as a result of the post about the hubcap tree, we have been jacked.  The tree has been completely stripped. This is all that is left.  "
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Parissa Shiralian left a comment for Linda Faye French
"I'm glad you like it :) "
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Cris Algoso left a comment for Petrolpetal
"You're very welcome! :)"
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back to the future

mail art collage - december 18, 2014
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Jan Hodgman commented on Dimitra Papatheodorou's group Envelopes
"An envelope I received from Marni on neighboring Whidbey Island! I really love this envelope! (I don't mind my address being exposed, I like it as part of the wholeness of the piece, but respect others' opinions on this....) "
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De Villo Sloan commented on DKULT's group All Things Trashpo
"Imagine there's no Elgin, it's easy if you try. No Hell below us. Above us only sky... Hubcrap tree. Anyway, Dan has a KDJ stamp! Who made the KDJ stamp?"
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stan askew commented on stan askew's photo
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a cowboy christmas forever

"wallace berman is definitely a unique and essential artist in the history of california art, though he chose to stay under the radar for most of his career. if memory serves me well, i think he was in england for a show at the fraser gallery in…"
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Risu Belochka updated their profile
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Nina Hermus left a comment for Petrolpetal
"Glad you liked it. It is quite thick. Did it get any damage? I try to send more extreme things."
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DKULT commented on DKULT's group All Things Trashpo
"DVS is the xmas wrench"
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Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on Carina's photo
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Artist in Seine/Dean

"Hi, Midnight and I just got in from seeing th Pinder circus.  Now that was a great show.  Did you look up Tutu on youtube?"
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De Villo Sloan commented on stan askew's photo
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a cowboy christmas forever

"This was my day to learn something new - about Wallace Berman. Wow, an interesting and talented guy. I'd like to track down his publication Semina w/ all the Beat and Black Mt. writers. How did the guy manage to get on the cover of the Sgt.…"
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MOAN LISA left a comment for Linda Faye French
"I've gone to fashion models because certain people were giving me a hard time about the nudes I used to do. But I've done other things as well; cardboard n' stuff."
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FinnBadger commented on FinnBadger's blog post Trashcan Sinatra
"Well, Laurence did say she wanted 'unusual items' to be mailed, so I thought it qualified. And it was pristine, having only been *attached* to a trash can, rather than actually placed in one, or found on the ground. I will keep your wise…"
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Maria José Silva - Mizé left a comment for Sisu Haruna
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Maria José Silva - Mizé left a comment for Sisu Haruna
"Amigo Sisu, boa noite.Vou deixar aqui fotos da artmail que criei para a sua amiga, pelo seu aniversário.Vou enviar por correio postal amanhã.Saudações Criativas. Mizé"
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Linda Faye French left a comment for Erni Bär
"Erni, I promised to send you the glass yesterday, and it still isn't wrapped!! So sorry. I'll get on it today and it can go tomorrow. I hang my head.  --Linda"
3 hours ago

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How to add photos by mobile?

Started by Catharine Brown in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Richard Canard 21 hours ago. 1 Reply

I saw a link then lost it, does anyone know how I can upload pics from my mobile?Thanks!!CContinue

Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ti Ar Raden yesterday. 8 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

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

"Mise En Boite" Collettiva…Continue

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Christine A. Tarantino / "MISE EN BOITE / Quasi un’opera collettiva"

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects Dec 4. 0 Replies

SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYVia S. Calenda, 105 – Salerno  "MISE EN BOITE / Quasi un’opera collettiva"MOSTRA  COLLETTIVA INTERNAZIONALE dedicata a  Christine  Tarantinoa cura di  Giovanni  BonannoTesto critico  di  Douglas  Dawson 7 dicembre…Continue

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