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Thank you card for another mail art project

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 1, 2014 at 9:07pm 1 Comment

Another card arrived today with a thanks for participation

Remember the fun "ZOO ART"? It was all about…

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A FACE from Georgia

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 1, 2014 at 8:59pm 0 Comments

Very nice card arrived today from Thess to Thess :-)

Georgia sent a "thank you" for her donate-to-IUOMA…

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Cristina Blank aka 5 Blanks: The Kings glasses of the 8th to the 19th century

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 1, 2014 at 7:17pm 1 Comment

Always a treat awaits me when I see a 5 blanks envelope in the mailbox.

This one is made on what…

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West Coast School by Stan Askew (Pasadena, California, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on October 1, 2014 at 6:46pm 0 Comments

Askew - 9.30.14 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member Stan Askew (Pasadena, California, USA)

October 1, 2014 - This is the first mail-art I have received from Stan Askew in California. I offer many thanks for this fine package of wonderfully crafted…

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Carina Granlund: To Ash to Ash to Dust to Dusk

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 1, 2014 at 6:42pm 1 Comment

Or as the saying goes, if you can't beat them, join them.…

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Very abstract? Very trashpo? Very Haptic!

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 1, 2014 at 4:53pm 1 Comment

You see these tantalizing textures?…

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IF YOU SEE THE MONAURAL BUNNY ON THE ROAD SAY HELLO

Posted by Erni Bär on October 1, 2014 at 4:26pm 2 Comments

This fine postcard I found in my letterbox today:…

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Thank you Carina ! I love comics !

Posted by Lorella on September 30, 2014 at 11:40pm 0 Comments

Thank you Mariana Serban!

Posted by Lorella on September 30, 2014 at 11:09pm 0 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........

 

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"Non mi ricordo quello che non vi ricordate ... ma siamo amici, naturalmente! Ti auguro il meglio, ciao  "
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Erni Bär commented on Erni Bär's group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"German rates for parcels up to two kilograms are 6,90 € for EU countries- but from  two to five 16,99 €! I was 40 grams over the limit! "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Cristina Blank aka 5 Blanks: The Kings glasses of the 8th to the 19th century
"Angels and Demons? Have I not sent...seems long ago, must check and see. Liking the "specks" that Cristina "crowned"!"
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"Always a great combination of comics and art...fun stampings, too. Carina has fun it seems!"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Erni Bär's group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"That's expensive even for our sending in Europe!  Well, it is eagerly awaited, and Edmund, and Edmund, can't wait to see  what could be inside! What fun! "
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West Coast School by Stan Askew (Pasadena, California, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Stan Askew (Pasadena, California, USA)October 1, 2014 - This is the first mail-art I have received from Stan Askew in California. I offer many thanks for this fine package of wonderfully crafted work.The piece above – best described as an Artists Trading Card (ATC) – is a postcard size work on thick, durable cardboard. The piece is marvelously clear, brilliantly composed using a studied…See More
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All Things Trashpo

This is a place to explore all things trashpo (Trash Poetry)and found objects.  Trashpo is 1) economical 2) environmentally responsible and 3) challenging. It's a great way to repurpose all the trash that our planet is buried in!
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Erni Bär commented on Erni Bär's group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
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Bhomas Trown posted a status
"After this roll of postcard stamps runs out I might have to take a break from mail art for a while. Everything is just too expensive anymore"
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Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Roberto Scala on Saturday. 380 Replies

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

IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ian C Dengler on Saturday. 17 Replies

It seems to be, ie the bigger the canvas the 'better' it is perceived to be, the more likely it is to be in important (museum) collections, the more money it will get at auctions, the more fame will come to the artist, etc.I know there are…Continue

Friendship/letter/art journal swap

Started by Kelly C in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Laura Elizabeth on Friday. 16 Replies

Hello everyone, I'm new here and looking forward to taking part in mail art swaps.But.. I was thinking I would really like to do a friendship journal swap with one person. Instead of writing letters like a normal penpal we both start a journal and…Continue

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI A SALERNO (Italy)

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions Sep 7. 0 Replies

SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYMOSTRA  RETROSPETTIVAPalazzo Virtuale“GACONCETTUAL POETRY”G.A.CAVELLINI1914 - 2014 Dal 7 settembre 2014  al 27 ottobre 2014Retrospettiva   dedicata  a Guglielmo Achille  Cavellini in occasione del Centenario  della …Continue

Tags: Bonanno, Giovanni, Gallery, Virtual, Sandro

Mail Art Call

Started by Márcia Godinho Leal in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Márcia Godinho Leal Aug 30. 1 Reply

Tema / Theme: "A minha casa" / "My house"Tamanho / Size: livre / freeTécnica / Technique: livre / freeSem júri e sem entradas / No jury and no feesData limite / Deadline: 29/11/2014Exibição /Exhibition: " A minha casa" - Coffee ShopMorada /…Continue

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Fluxus and Mail-Art , Fluxus or Mail-Art

Started by Ruud Janssen in Fluxus and Mail-Art. Last reply by Visual Mom Aug 29. 36 Replies

Are you working both in Mail-Art and Fluxus? If yes, what is the difference for you when you work in one of the fieldsContinue

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