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Posted by Carien van Hest on May 26, 2024 at 10:41am 0 Comments

By the unsurpassed Adam Roussoupoulos:

i received Mail Art from MomKat

Posted by Zack on May 25, 2024 at 7:11pm 1 Comment

Katerina sends along a card and some envelopes - EAT ART!

but also EAT DIFFERENT ha ha ha

her mail often makes me hungry...

[to be continued]

i received Mail Art from Ottmar Bergmann

Posted by Zack on May 25, 2024 at 7:04pm 0 Comments

although here it looks like yarn or spaghetti, on the actual postcard this guy's beard appears to consist of ground beef. just for the record.

the address side of the card is equally eye-catching -

lovely art…

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i received Mail Art from Sabela Bana

Posted by Zack on May 25, 2024 at 6:30pm 1 Comment

bursts of color to celebrate spring - love those muscular legs! the butterfly's eyes are…

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The Rubber Postcard 45

Posted by William M on May 25, 2024 at 2:31pm 2 Comments

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Posted by Mikel Untzilla on May 24, 2024 at 10:42pm 1 Comment

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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 thousands of members. On December 2nd 2018 the 5000th member joined in.

 

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SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYGUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI CASSE, CARBONI E FRANCOBOLLI A DOMICILIO” a cura di Sandro…Continue

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions May 17.

Palestine 5 Replies

Interesting that there is no Palestinian solidarity mailart group in IUOMA.Continue

Started by M. Stephens in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Tiziana Tomaselli May 14.

''SNAIL SONGS'' Postal Art project 3 Replies

It is about the snails and the songs that various nations are using to call the snail to get out from its housing! Please send the lyrics of the song (text) and possible translation into English. All will be translated from your language or from…Continue

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Started by Predrag Petrovic in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Predrag Petrovic May 11.

Mail art envelope orientation query 3 Replies

Hey mail art friends, is it correct that if I want to send a mail art envelope with the envelope design and its address info oriented to portrait style vs landscape style, it costs extra postage?Continue

Started by Melanie Reed in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by holly johnson May 9.

How Mail-Art changed the World 2 Replies

Dear all Mail-Artists,as a Germany-based cultural anthropologist, I am interested in how Mail-Art emerged, how it reacted to upheavals in the past, and how it deals with current social change movements. I work with postcards and their role in times…Continue

Started by flo abgrund in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Jennifer May 9.

Mail Artists Addresses? 579 Replies

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

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Perry Hoffman May 6.

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 Lettera aperta  di Sandro Bongiani al Direttore della 60. Biennale Internazionale di Venezia Adriano Pedrosa “A Venezia un emporio equosolidale a cielo aperto”Un bazar coloniale del sud del mondo destinato a passare come una precaria biennale…Continue

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Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Bruno Cassaglia - poetArtist Apr 28.

Little notion/s on sending. Before sending... 1 Reply

Hello to all who would like to exchange with me.Please read first my IUOMA page, there's clearly stated what I like and what I don't. Don't put me, or you, in unpleasant situation for any given reason, since it is rude and inappropriate. Once again,…Continue

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