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Leopard skull ethching

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Can anyone help me identify the artist? The handwriting looks like Brix Skwikz, but the stamps are not from…

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Nina Hermus

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loopy fruity duck...the collage that is.

Madison

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Incoming from Heleen de Vaan - NL

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Beautiful touch of BLUE from Mary J. Grellner

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CatMail for the Holidays from Lynne Gurnee

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Lynne Gurnee sent this fun CatCard! Purrrrfect!

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LtvSnow and Jon in the mail today

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 20, 2014 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Very well known card arrived in Greece from Jeff, (Like Televisions now? or...)

Like Television SNOW! Excellent for…

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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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Organizing incoming MailArt

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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

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