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Kunst! Kunst! Kunst!

Posted by Amy Irwen on September 19, 2014 at 12:52am 0 Comments

The Haptic Werewolf Strikes AGAIN!

Some Wise advice for Jeep(ing) Jool....not sure what Erni is trying to warn me about with the threat of a pending injection...…

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ARTE CORREO RECIBIDO DE ANTONIA MAYOL

Posted by Arte Correo CA on September 19, 2014 at 12:30am 0 Comments

Muchas gracias Antonia!!…

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The Paris Connection 2014

Posted by Amy Irwen on September 19, 2014 at 12:28am 0 Comments

such a surprise arrived in August! A collaboration from Artist in Seine, Stripygoose, Mail Art Martha and Scott Thomson...Much Thanks *!*…

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Gina Ulgen, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on September 18, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Postcard size, groovy image from Gina.  Thank you very much!

Moan Lisa, your post has landed

Posted by Borderline Grafix on September 18, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Altered book page from the prolific Moan Lisa - thank you!

LITTLE BY LITTLE (OR KALE KALE AS THE TIBETANS SAY) THOM'S BOOK RETURNS TO SENDER

Posted by Erni Bär on September 18, 2014 at 5:40pm 5 Comments

Today I received a wonderful thick and heavy envelope from Iowa City:…

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Artist In Seine sends a library of rare books and...

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 18, 2014 at 1:30pm 4 Comments

Are these French bookshelves, but from Italy???...or Provence, France????

The rare books come with the "Picasso"…

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On the Edge, Artist in Seine

Posted by Carina on September 18, 2014 at 11:00am 4 Comments

The master of…

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Cards collage card from the Haptic Werewolf :-)

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 17, 2014 at 7:12pm 11 Comments

Aha! Get ready to send a package to Hamburg, and mail art arrives from there! Kurt whistling...

It is "magic" ! And a…

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CAT MAIL from Fleur!

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 17, 2014 at 5:52pm 1 Comment

Yep, as "LUCK" would have it, another Black Cat in my mail box! "Cat Politics"!

This was sent from…

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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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IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman on Tuesday. 15 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

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by allison anne on Monday. 378 Replies

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

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

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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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