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Today I received my first mail art through IUOMA!

Posted by Nina Hermus on April 15, 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

And I have posted already mail art to Richard Baudet and JessiebyDesign.

The mail art that I have received is from Petrolpetal. It is beautiful. It is called ARTEFACT and it sure is. I love it. Thank you so much.…

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Painted envelope from Puerto Rico...Piro Rias

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 15, 2014 at 3:39pm 0 Comments

The envelope has been cut open and laid flat to see the painting on both sides:

That is a very nice circle piece that…

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Odd shaped postcard from Jessie in Nebraska

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 15, 2014 at 3:29pm 1 Comment

It coud put you in a pickle! (And with washi tape, too!)

It's the "Traveling Pickle" !!!!!!!

I might just have…

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Deeply Religious Easter from Andrea Jay

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 15, 2014 at 3:20pm 1 Comment

NOT! Pure clever comics..OOF...POW! Sock it to him, sock it to him, Geez!

The flip side has bunny fun and I am liking…

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Hello everybody!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Jean-François VIGEON on April 15, 2014 at 10:57am 0 Comments

Just a few words to say how I am sorry! Actually I can't be present in IUOMA but if you want you can visit my blog :

plus-beaux-les-echanges.over-blog.com

Thank you and have nices postal exchanges!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jean-François Vigeon (FRANCE)

A Beautiful Swimmer from Petrolpetal

Posted by Carina on April 15, 2014 at 8:53am 0 Comments

Two envelopes arrived from Petrolpetal (South Africa) yesterday!

Thank you so much Petrolpetal!

MAIL ART RECIBIDO DE RICHARD BAUDET

Posted by Arte Correo CA on April 15, 2014 at 2:57am 0 Comments

Muchas gracias Richard!

The price of overseas art

Posted by liketelevisionsnow on April 14, 2014 at 7:30pm 5 Comments

To my overseas friends, the cost of postage for an overseas postcard has gone up to $1.10! I have to restrict what I'm sending overseas as a budget choice not because I don't want to send overseas mail art. I wish I could send more! Thank you for understanding.

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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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Un artista globale nel rapporto tra arte e vita / G. A. Cavellini 1914-2014

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

SPAZIO OPHEN VIRTUAL ART GALLERYVia S. Calenda, 105 - Salerno “VIRTUAL UNDERGROUND”G.A.CAVELLINI1914 - 2014 Progetto  dedicato all’anniversario del centenario di Guglielmo Achille Cavellini, in collaborazione con l’Archivio Cavellini di Brescia. a…Continue

Tags: Ophen, Archivio, Bongiani, Mail, Art

Latin American Mail Art

Started by Deb Wilson in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by anamerari on Saturday. 5 Replies

Hi. I am a mail artist and a Latin American Historian. I am considering a project on Mail Art in Latin America: the evolution, what makes it unique, and how involved the region is in the art form. I have read what is on the web but I would like a…Continue

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Blaine Waterman Apr 10. 347 Replies

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

LUCIANO PERA for GUGLIEMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI 1914-2014

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Information Apr 6. 0 Replies

GUGLIELMO ACHILLE CAVELLINI1914 - 2014GACAUTOSTORICIZZAZIONE(Corrispondenza) Luciano Pera By Guglielmo Achille CavelliniUna grande amicizia sempre…Continue

Tags: Salerno, Sandro, Mail, Pera, Luciano

Please help me ......

Started by samiha tohamy in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Apr 5. 5 Replies

Hi I Samiha Tohamy of EgyptInterested in  mail art     I'm doing research for a Master of mail art at the College of Art Education, Helwan University . If possible, have your references or images of mail art , upbringing and philosophy.Where he does…Continue

 
 
 

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