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Collage Text by Brooke Cooks (Seattle, Washington, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on August 30, 2015 at 4:31am 0 Comments

Brooke - 8.29.2015 - 1

Mail art by IUOMA member Brooke Cooks (Seattle, Washington,…

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Received from Erica, Luis, Mars and Denise

Posted by Tammy Riggins on August 30, 2015 at 2:16am 0 Comments

This evening's installment of my blog will feature the work I received from some talented mail artists this week. 

First there is a fun postcard from Erica Durante, The Portable Hole. It makes things disappear at will! I will find this…

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Incoming from Gina Ulgen

Posted by Stephanie Dodson on August 30, 2015 at 12:20am 1 Comment

Today was an all-around good day for international mail. This hotly anticipated envelope from Gina arrived...…

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Interesting Post from Denmark

Posted by Stephanie Dodson on August 30, 2015 at 12:17am 0 Comments

There's a first time for everything and today I had a first. This remarkable post incoming from Denmark sent by Helle Pollas...…

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Mail-Art is....

Posted by Ruud Janssen on August 29, 2015 at 6:19pm 0 Comments

a tile from Heleen....

will give it a good use…

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FluXus Buck and Fleur from Fleur

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2015 at 5:44pm 0 Comments

Another United Eternal Network money, money to Greece ,…

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FluXus Bucks and more from Ex Posto Facto

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 29, 2015 at 5:34pm 4 Comments

Many " funny money" pieces coming to Greece!…

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Summertime by Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on August 29, 2015 at 3:00pm 3 Comments

Kesterson - 8.28.2015 - 1

Mail art by IUOMA member Annette Kesterson (San Francisco,…

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Rec'd from Sue Skene - 8/26/2015

Posted by Chris Wells on August 29, 2015 at 1:51am 1 Comment

This little journal from Sue Skene is made from…

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Mr. John Held from Feb....

Posted by Tomoe N on August 28, 2015 at 3:09pm 3 Comments

info IUOMA

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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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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Miguel Zavarof posted photos
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Miguel Zavarof posted a status
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Miguel Zavarof posted photos
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Linda French commented on Karen Champlin's group ATC REBELS
"Grace, you are sweet and gracious."
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Ian C Dengler posted photos
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Grace Sanford commented on Karen Champlin's group ATC REBELS
"Here's a message I sent to Mercedes.  We are all in this for fun and love of mail-art, so no worries/ no stresses . . . . Hi Mercedes :) Absolutely no worries! There are NO schedules in mail-art whatsoever! It's one of the things I…"
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renata di palma posted an event
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mail art exhibition at Trento, Italy, via Manci 57, c/o Casa della SAT

September 4, 2015 at 6pm to September 18, 2015 at 7pm
exhibition of works of the project MOUNTAINSSee More
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Grace Sanford commented on Karen Champlin's group ATC REBELS
"Also, apologies to Keith Chambers for this late Thank You for Mail-Art received a few days ago. I am really behind in everything right now, but no worries; I'm not stressed about having a backlog of things to do. All will be done, but not on a…"
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Miss Iowa commented on Gina Ulgen's photo
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You may not be an angel..

"Sweet collage!  I love this song, too."
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Miss Iowa posted a photo

Test Yourself

Mixed media collage on watercolor paper. 5x7 postcard sent to an IUOMA member.
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Lorinna Denise Hastings commented on helle susanne pollas's photo
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circles and spots no 7

"Love it but tell me were you ever/are you a printed textile designer?"
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William M commented on Gina Ulgen's photo
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Relax

"very cool. love the stitching too."
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Grace Sanford commented on Karen Champlin's group ATC REBELS
"Apologies for late a Thank You to Fleur Helsingor for received Mail-Art. She sent me a Trio set started by Gaby Muller from Germany and added to by Fleur.  Also a gorgeous Duo set started by Fleur.  I really don't know when I'll…"
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helle susanne pollas posted a photo
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helle susanne pollas posted a status
"yesteday i`got a fantastic card from MIM - thank you"
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Jon Pickell updated their profile
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Jon Pickell left a comment for Patricio - The Celestial Scribe
"Thanks for the note!  Am very happy to participate..."
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Shellie Lewis commented on Angelica Paez's photo
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Give Donald New Hair

"This is an idea whose time has come! :D"
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Shellie Lewis commented on Sheri Rice's photo
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Received from Lynne Gurnee

"This kitty looks cranky!  =^-^="
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Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Dawn Mudore 15 hours ago. 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 on Tuesday. 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

http://archivioophenvirtualart.blogspot.it/2015/08/ryosuke-cohen-meeting-fractal-portrait.html

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

Tags: Maggi, Sandro, Ruggero, Shimizu, Noriko

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.

Is there a way to...

Started by Mercedes La Marquesa in Other Aug 5. 0 Replies

I may have asked before, but perhaps I wasn't clear in my question.  Is there a way to move photos from one album to another?  At the very least I'd like to merge two albums.  I mistakenly made two outgoing albums and would like the contents of both…Continue

 
 
 

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