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Posted by Linda Faye French on December 20, 2014 at 6:02am 0 Comments

So. OK. EVERYTHING I've said about ANYTHING has been appearing on the MAIN PAGE?!!! OK fine. Now I know. At least I think I know.  There's probably all kinds of stuff I could be 'in' on if I, too, had been reading the MAIN PAGE! --Linda

Boekies

Posted by Linda Faye French on December 20, 2014 at 5:22am 5 Comments

Before I stumbled on IUOMA, I didn't know what a 'boekie' is. Except in the betting world with different spelling. I have made many, many little books, but just call them 'little books,' unless they are journals and then they are 'journals' or 'art journals.' So now I know that I have been making 'boekies'. And journals and art journals.  And mail-art.  --LInda

Cascadia

Posted by Petrolpetal on December 19, 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

Ok, time for CAPS on! :-)

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 19, 2014 at 5:06pm 3 Comments

Deck the Halls of IUOMA with boughs of holly...and SANTA caps!

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Junanne Peck

Posted by MOAN LISA on December 19, 2014 at 5:06pm 1 Comment

Mail Art Not Made by Katerina.Greece.09.23.14

Posted by Amy Irwen on December 19, 2014 at 4:51pm 1 Comment

A wonderful idea...send an arty post card with the fix-en's NOT ATTACHED! This is a wonderful invitation to create outside of your box and return a new piece back to Greece....Creativity at it's best...

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PURE, RAW AND FRESH.DKult.USA 09.22.14

Posted by Amy Irwen on December 19, 2014 at 4:28pm 0 Comments

Trash runs a muck on trashday. DKULT found this survivor hanging on for dear life on a street pole! Recycling at its best....

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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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"Oh oh oh. I get it. Thank you. Joining IUOMA is like starting a new job; it takes a long time to get up to speed, and there's a whole new vocabulary to learn.  But I'm hangin' in there.--Linda"
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"I can't imagine these pieces hanging on a wall, but I can imagine them in a book that has pages to turn, or a slide show, which is the way I viewed them tonight.  --Linda"
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"This piece is very satisfying to look at. A lot to see, a lot to think about, too. And that great fork bracelet.  --Linda"
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Please can Dennis come fishing with me, Mrs Hopper?

"Dennis Hopper? Can't get past this 'Repetition no. 22'. Have to sit here and think about J. Nicholson and P. Fonda, too.  --Linda"
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"I am developing the distinct impression that I am an ignoramus. Erni, what do you mean by "here at the platform"? Sidenote: I am also sending you a wire-wrapped basalt stone from the beach.  --Linda"
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Bio-Kuss (2014)

"As creepy as the "new" music they are performing at the club that used the image for their flyer? This one  had already been posted to someone yesterday."
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Bio-Kuss (2014)

"That is one creepy ape.  --Linda"
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"Oh no! Oh no! Santa! Chin up! Remember the cookies!  --Linda"
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The Unexpected: Art in Transit

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Organizing incoming MailArt

Started by Ti Ar Raden in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman 20 hours ago. 9 Replies

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

How to add photos by mobile?

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I saw a link then lost it, does anyone know how I can upload pics from my mobile?Thanks!!CContinue

Interested in a Collab Book?

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PADIGLIONE TIBET / BIENNALE DEL FIN DEL MUNDO - Centro Cultural Unzue - Mar del Plata – Argentina

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Discussions Dec 11. 0 Replies

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"Mise en Boite" - Christine A. Tarantino, 1948-2012

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Giovanni Bonanno Dec 7. 6 Replies

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Christine A. Tarantino / "MISE EN BOITE / Quasi un’opera collettiva"

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