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Incredible Card by Michele K. Henderson (Buhl, Alabama, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on November 24, 2014 at 3:27pm 0 Comments

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Michele K. Henderson (Buhl, Alabama, USA)

November 24, 2014 - Deepest thanks go out to Michele K. Henderson who sent me this lovely card from sunny Alabama. Michele knows that I spent some time…

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Banana Mail Art from Rebecca

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

Wonderful banana cut-out and stitched envelope,

beautiful pastel colors and banana yellow swirls!…

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Banana Mail Art from Stripyoose

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

Also from the UK, came this banana and banana-birdie:…

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Banana Mail Art from Angie and Snooky

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 1:14pm 1 Comment

Hey Mr Tallyman, tally me bananas!

Here is a Snooky Special for Banana Day :-)

A collage creation by Angie…

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Banana Mail Art from Lynn Radford

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 1:13pm 0 Comments

Here is another Banana Mail Art special! STICKERS!

Not copied, oh, no, real stickers...from a whole lot of…

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Banana Mail Art from Carina in Finland

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 1:13pm 0 Comments

Going BANANAs! BaBaBaBa

Carina sent this fun card and had me laughing for days! BaBaWhat?…

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Hello? Banana phone call from Paris

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 24, 2014 at 12:34pm 1 Comment

Banana Mail Art arrived in Thess...from the Artist in Seine

How to recycle old cell phones! Amazing

...and…

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David Stafford: Your ticket to Rapture

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on November 24, 2014 at 11:08am 2 Comments

Have you ever thought who could ever replace Gary Larson?  Well look no further, because here's the…

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Angela COPE & Snooky: Joséphine Baker & her famous banana costume

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on November 24, 2014 at 10:59am 1 Comment

Who doesn't remember Joséphine Baker?  I go swimming in a pool named after her, and always thought she was French.  But no, she was American.  Born in St. Louis Missouri. 

She performed the Banana Danse sauvage, wearing a costume consisting of a…

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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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Angie & Snooky commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Banana Mail Art from Angie and Snooky
"Hi Katerina. I'm so glad it made it to you. I wondered if the aroma would last! It smells like banana candy not so much actual bananas - but that's good too. Happy banana month!"
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Incredible Card by Michele K. Henderson (Buhl, Alabama, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Michele K. Henderson (Buhl, Alabama, USA)November 24, 2014 - Deepest thanks go out to Michele K. Henderson who sent me this lovely card from sunny Alabama. Michele knows that I spent some time in Alabama and am always eager to hear from old friends and to make new ones from that part of the world. I was in Auburn, Alabama (not to be confused with Auburn, New York). Michele, a superb…See More
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"MIMinal Mim :-) Fantastic banana card... going bananas today, and will blog the bananas arriving in Greece, too!"
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Morning Star Poles photos inspired by Mike Oldfield's "Tubular Bells".

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by stripygoose yesterday. 4 Replies

I have been working on a series of Aboriginal-type Morning Star Poles for a few weeks, and have just completed the first series of 18 that will be included in my forthcoming "Masques" (Masks) Exhibition.Last night I listened to Mike Oldfield's…Continue

TAM Rubberstamp Archive

Started by Ruud Janssen in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ruud Janssen yesterday. 12 Replies

The archive is now 26 years old. There were 2 large exhibitions (One in San Francisco, One in Moscow). The collections now has grown quite large. What should be the next step for the archive? I have already planned a next publication, but the…Continue

Tags: Mail-Art, Breda, Netherlands, Janssen, Ruud

Open Call by Mark Bloch

Started by Jennifer Kosharek in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ruud Janssen yesterday. 2 Replies

OPEN CALLAnnouncing the Cavellini in New York City Mail Art Show. No fees, no restrictions, open to all, artist and non-artist alike. Any size, any medium. Deadline: November 14, 2014. Send to "The NYC Cavellini 2014 Mail Art Show" c/o PAN, Mark…Continue

Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ti Ar Raden on Wednesday. 5 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

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Tulio Restrepo Nov 15. 386 Replies

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

Interested in a Collab Book?

Started by jon foster in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by jon foster Oct 28. 6 Replies

The first ten people to volunteer will be included in this project. I will mail to…Continue

 
 
 

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