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Posted by Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) on May 27, 2020 at 4:30pm 0 Comments

Today has been a good day for receiving good things in the mail.

various add and passes, some mini zines, some random ephemera to use, and a nice letter written on the back of some old photos. All from Jennifer Wallace, Bonniediva, and Cody Whitby. Thanks all of you, I'll be getting somethings to send to you in the next week or so.

I also had…

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All the way from Baltimore, from Tom Brown

Posted by Carien van Hest on May 27, 2020 at 10:57am 0 Comments

I like the 3D feel of the stamps very much, they are like building blocks. Thank you!

Mail art from California, USA

Posted by Carien van Hest on May 27, 2020 at 10:00am 0 Comments

Thanks so much, James Chester.

Mail art from Shrewsbury, United Kingdom

Posted by Carien van Hest on May 27, 2020 at 9:20am 0 Comments

This beautiful artwork made me silent. Thank you very much, Jennifer Wallace!

Lovely work from Jayne B. Lyons

Posted by Linda Rogers on May 26, 2020 at 7:41pm 0 Comments

(I don't think I have posted this as received but forgive me if it is a repeat, I am performing archeological work on my workspace).  This card and ATC were so lovely I posted them on my board for a time.

Plethora of prints from Mindaugas

Posted by Linda Rogers on May 26, 2020 at 7:18pm 0 Comments

Mail from Lithuania got through.  (Address change noted).  Just a sampling of the goodness as I couldn't fit it all on camera (or on my messy table). 

Vintage Postcard from Toni Antonetti

Posted by Linda Rogers on May 26, 2020 at 6:22pm 0 Comments

Mail Arrived!

 

From Sabrina: her fantastic print

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 26, 2020 at 12:51pm 1 Comment

So lovely, so fine!

and also, Sabrina sent this beautiful collage...CIRCLE! fine paper pulp, too.

Butterflies, washi, flowers for Spring:…

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From Alan Brignull in the UK

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on May 26, 2020 at 12:49pm 2 Comments

Yay IUOMA!...and i see "Salonica" in the clipping :-)

Now the city population is 1 million, and we export: mail art! ha!

'So enjoy exploring maps and map fragments...is that Ramsholt  near Ipswich…

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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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This is more than my-treat-of-the-week ... I wonder if I'll ever stop smiling at, 'there is always ...'?
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Jennifer Wallace replied to Jennifer Wallace's discussion MOOP:JOURNALS
"Heather - I added to one of the journals back in January and enjoyed it. I heard from someone else (not a mail-art-contact) not long back who'd also contributed to one, and she'd been asked to send it back to the organisers rather than on…"
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Heather Wilkie (paganfrog) replied to Jennifer Wallace's discussion MOOP:JOURNALS
"Jennifer, I just found this older post by you. did anything come of this moop journal? Id be interested to know. it looks the sort of thing i enjoy. way back when 1000 journals was new, i liked to see what was added to them all"
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"Hiii Bonniediva. thanks for the mail art envie and the awesome letter. everything is fabulous and ill be mailing you back soon. :-)"
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"recieved your mini zine today, thanks for sending it to me :-)"
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Incoming mail-art

Today has been a good day for receiving good things in the mail.various add and passes, some mini zines, some random ephemera to use, and a nice letter written on the back of some old photos. All from Jennifer Wallace, Bonniediva, and Cody Whitby.…See More
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"In keeping with your "to communicate..." your certificate of participation in the mail art call Literature and Mail Art will be on its way to you tomorrow.  Thank you very much for being with us."
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The Embassy of Utopia and "E" started this group … We would like to reconstitute the totality of sheets "brain cell" since N°1. For the archives of the embassy, thank you for sending to us "brain cell" of Ryosuke Cohen. In december 2017 the 1000th…See More
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"And Jenn, I am so happy you are enjoying the group. My vocation I think has finally revealed itself. I like to entertain, since a child I have been a bit of a clown. Thank you to all of you that contribute to the fun!"
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MOOP:JOURNALS

Started by Jennifer Wallace in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace 21 minutes ago. 9 Replies

Not my own project, but one I've just signed up for. It's limited to the UK, though.CALL-OUT: Be part of our…Continue

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Jenn Miltenberger on Friday. 547 Replies

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

Back Back Back again after a long break!

Started by Lindsay Stewart in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Jenn Miltenberger May 18. 4 Replies

HI FOLX! I took a long break off of mail art (5-7 years) but I’m back with a reignited passion for  sending and receiving weird shit in the mail. I haven’t stopped making in the past years and I have a couple “ADD N’ PASS” projects that I’d love to…Continue

HOMAGE TO MAIL ART

Started by STEFAN BALOG in Other. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace May 8. 1 Reply

HOMAGE TO MAIL- ART   Collages on canvas, 100x200 cm, 2020      Created by:  Stefan Balog       790 stamps from 77 countries – 6 continents ( Algeria, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan,…Continue

Abbreviations

Started by Carien van Hest in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Nancy Bell Scott May 4. 12 Replies

Is there a list of abbreviations concerning mail art?A&PATCMAand so on. Please help me out.Continue

"planetins project"

Started by Bruno Cassaglia in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Bruno Cassaglia Apr 22. 4 Replies

With "planetins project", I would like to bring my work of Mail Art to maximum freedom, go beyond the theme projects, and send as much as possible to mail artists. This is to complete a network of contacts which I already started in 1980. a…Continue

collage

Started by Lucky Pierre in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Richard Canard Apr 7. 1 Reply

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When they come back..

Started by Vel Crowe in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace Apr 7. 2 Replies

...what do you do with them?Every now and then a piece of ail art will come back to me with a notation such as Recipient has moved; or No such Address, or like that--it happens to everyone, right?Well, what do you do with a card that you've sent…Continue

"#GlobalViralEmergency / Fate Soon" - Art between science, nature and technology

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects Apr 3. 0 Replies

"#GlobalViralEmergency / Fate Soon" - Art between science, nature and technologySPACE OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERY"#GlobalViralEmergency / Fate Soon"Art between science, nature and technologycurated by Sandro Bongianiwith the collaboration of Ruggero…Continue

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