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Posted by Tracey Holloway on August 31, 2015 at 8:03pm 0 Comments

I started doing mail art via snail mail in the mid 1990s and did end up having to discard some of it in various moves - some I did manage to keep and have uploaded some of it to my flickr page in an album called Mail Art - it can be found at …

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Carina, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on August 31, 2015 at 7:22pm 0 Comments

Thank you Carina for the kind words and the wonderful artwork.  Kafka is collage!…

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Cascadia Artpost, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on August 31, 2015 at 7:20pm 0 Comments

A great postcard from Cascadia - and yes I will send you what you requested, Jack.  Thanks!…

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Bottles, bottles, bottles for Roland Halbritter

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2015 at 4:59pm 0 Comments

Roland has an on-going mail art call for bottles,…

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Special from the Crackerjack Kid

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2015 at 4:58pm 0 Comments

Always good to see Chuck Welsh in the mail :-)…

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Monsenhor says Mail Art is Dead?

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 31, 2015 at 4:57pm 1 Comment

or NOT! In a black trim envelope:…

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Only to be looked at WITH your parents' permission. "Ladies in Red: the Impressionists meet the Playboy Bunnies"

Posted by Valentine Mark Herman on August 31, 2015 at 3:43pm 3 Comments

Here is another Great Big Collage. This one shows some surprising similiar poses bertween Monet, Manet et al's and Heffner's model harems.…

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Asemic Writing by Henry Denander (Stockholm, Sweden)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on August 31, 2015 at 3:28pm 0 Comments

Henry - 8.30.2015 - 1

Mail art by Henry Denander (Stockholm,…

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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........

Today online on Ning there are almost 4000 members....

 

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ALFA/BETA 26

In questa pagina viene accolto chi sceglie la scrittura come progetto d'arte, attraverso le innumerevoli possibilità che i 26 segni dell'alfabeto, o i segni da essi rielaborati, suggeriscono. See More
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Cari Amici, visto che esistono altri gruppi dedicati a una nazione, vorrei tentarne uno per L'Italia, non per isolarci ma per restare in contatto noi col resto del mondo.  vi abbraccio , bruno cassagliaSee More
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"I can't send snail mail without an address!!! BF"
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The Blessed Father left a comment for Tera
"I'll send some blessed crap your way soon. Bless You Too BF"
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res commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Monsenhor says Mail Art is Dead?
"what an interesting idea!"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Katerina Nikoltsou: Eye Barcode Therefore Eye Exist
"This was an extremely FAST delivery, thanks to  Hellas Post and La Poste! And thanks for blogging, xxx"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Katerina Nikoltsou: Eye Barcode Therefore Eye Exist
"Blue paint cans, eh? Imaginative idea, InSeine :-) But they were Greek yogurt cups...stamped all over! "
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Fleur Helsingor commented on Karen Champlin's group ATC REBELS
"I also received a fine envelope from Keith Chambers containing a Veronica Lake ATC, some postage stamps and stickers and other ephemera, and a starter duo that I'll put in my queue for early September. He also added the finishing touches to a…"
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"Below is what should have arrived. I should have sandpapered the shiny postcard before gluing perhaps. Ah well..."
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"Oops. It seems half of my drawings peeled off in the post."
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Funny Postcards

The Postcard is an often used medium in Mail-Art. Here is an overview of funny postcards that have been sent out or received. Please join in and post the postcards you receive or send out.See More
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Patricio - The Celestial Scribe left a comment for Karen Alekyan
"Karen: what you show to me is what I received.  My point is that the two pieces I see at this time are part of an air mail envelope inside the external one. These two pieces are completely separated and because of that, I thaught there was…"
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Started by Roberto Bergamo in Mail-Art Projects 12 hours ago. 0 Replies

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Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Dawn Mudore on Saturday. 413 Replies

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

LA MAIL ART e la WEB ART

Started by Bruno Cassaglia in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Lia Franzia Aug 25. 4 Replies

Cari Amici...la mail art  si rinnova diventanto web art?Dear Friends ... mail art is renewed diventanto web art?Continue

Composition Notebook Exchange

Started by Sue Skene in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ali Price Aug 18. 1 Reply

Three years ago I was in an international art journal exchange which proved to be a fascinating experience. Unfortunately though, my journal during the last leg of its journey, was lost en route to India. For at least six months I never gave up the…Continue

DeepDream [online image transmogrification]

Started by Ficus strangulensis in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ficus strangulensis Aug 16. 4 Replies

DeepDream! Wow! This is an online, image manipulation service which takes your file input and changes it according to arcan rules [???] apparently using imagery it finds online. So far it seems to add a lot of faces and eyes but I imagine it will…Continue

Ryosuke Cohen / Meeting Fractal Portrait Project 2015

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects Aug 15. 0 Replies

MEETING FRACTAL PORTRAIT PROJECT 2015 Tour Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany. from August 7 to August 25 included (dal 7 agosto…Continue

Tags: Maggi, Sandro, Ruggero, Shimizu, Noriko

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Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions Aug 15. 0 Replies

MEETING FRACTAL PORTRAIT PROJECT 2015Tour Italy, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany.from August 7 to August 25 included (dal 7 agosto al 25 agosto incluso).I will go on a trip with Noriko Shimizu (my pertner) for portrait project.   At each place I…Continue

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My mail art going to bicycle call

Started by Tomoe N in Mail-Art Projects Aug 12. 0 Replies

mim bicycle mail art callI have done a couple of postcards that will send to Bicycle mail art call. I printed my own photos that took in San Francisco on the…Continue

JOIN my event

Started by Rebekka Koefoed/rkglas.dk in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Rebekka Koefoed/rkglas.dk Aug 10. 2 Replies

- spreading the word:Call for all mail artists.Specifications:Theme:…Continue

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Wabi Sabi

Started by Mercedes La Marquesa in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Mercedes La Marquesa Aug 8. 4 Replies

Who was asking about it? I can't seem to find the thread.

 
 
 

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