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Lynn Radford is on to something here ...

Posted by Angie & Snooky on August 27, 2014 at 7:38pm 0 Comments

If you write so small that no one can read it, it forces them to scan it in order to enlarge it and then gets it blogged. Brilliant.

Something about QSL and greasy trash and devote followers. 

Cool postcard alteration from the Triple Atomic challenge. Did you…

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Amy Irwen: R.I.P.

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on August 27, 2014 at 3:30pm 3 Comments

I had entitled this one "D", but Amy had another idea in mind.  I like Amy's aspects of Man Woman and machine.  Thread and no thread, and a sense of "Don't thread on me" (The American flag of 1775).  You have come a long way and Betsy Ross would be proud of you Amy.…

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ISLAND 2014 from “Neverland” to “Utopia”… Mail-Art International Call

Posted by Iltempo Lastoria on August 27, 2014 at 10:20am 0 Comments

Utopia is one of the most common concepts of happiness of people of all races, cultures and religions in one or another form. Be it Christianity with its concept of Heaven and paradise called The Garden of Eden waiting ready for the faithfuli, Norsemen Asatru with mighty Asgaard floating among clouds with its halls of Valhalla prepared for the bravest warriorsii, Muslims with Jannah – their own paradise designed to be a resting place for martyrsiii, and Sir Thomas More’s…

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Thank you Katerina.Greece.07.22.14

Posted by Amy Irwen on August 27, 2014 at 12:18am 2 Comments

Wonderful Blue Stamped Post Card, front and back....along with envelope....

Thank you Kat...hugs to…

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Great Kalligraphic envelope from Richerd Baudet

Posted by Frieder Speck on August 26, 2014 at 7:35pm 2 Comments

Thanks I love your Art!

I love the Black ductus ! I will bring something on the way soon

Mail art from Antonia Mayol Castello in Spain

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on August 26, 2014 at 3:50pm 1 Comment

Veiled behind the red transparent sheet: two women...

What are they doing...two moths? or two…

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Rebecca Guyver : Better Short than bread

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on August 26, 2014 at 10:58am 3 Comments

An intense story of Love, Money and Butter Shortbread.  I can't wait to see how it ends.  Does she fall into a cup…

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ROSE: She had an odd Art

Posted by Dean aka Artist in Seine on August 26, 2014 at 10:29am 7 Comments

My very first piece from Rose in Australia.  She had an odd Art, but I think she is over it now.  Simple, yet powerful.…

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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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Amy Irwen commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Amy Irwen: R.I.P.
"This was homage to Robin Williams....such a sad passing."
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Erni Bär replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"It should have said that: Edmund is a Flower Child who works HARD and relaxes even harder. I don't know what the Spell Chick was thinking... but you understands :-) "
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Dean aka Artist in Seine's blog post Amy Irwen: R.I.P.
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Lynn Radford is on to something here ...

If you write so small that no one can read it, it forces them to scan it in order to enlarge it and then gets it blogged. Brilliant.Something about QSL and greasy trash and devote followers. Cool postcard alteration from the Triple Atomic challenge. Did you take the challenge Lynn?…See More
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Gina Ulgen commented on Gina Ulgen's blog post My Massive - Mini Mail Art Send Off
"Well, thats 38 envelopes released into the postal system, I've now raised my odds of lost mail! The postcard booklets were a great find on ebay, a little warped, but great for their age. No-one but mail artists would see their potential!"
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Marni Webber commented on Gina Ulgen's blog post My Massive - Mini Mail Art Send Off
"Wow what an amazing amount of work! Love the little booklets."
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Carmela Rizzuto left a comment for Kit Gonzales Moore
"Hi Kit--- I picked up my mail art today. Thank you for the lovely blue birds--creative use of different techniques. I'm glad that you are enjoying the Gelli-printing process. I'm working on another project right now so I won't be…"
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"Love what you're doing Jeanne. Old pattern books and the illustrations are great (I have a few I haven't been able to bring myself to chop up yet!) and recently got some old yellowing patterns too that I can't wait to use!"
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Erni Bär left a comment for Bhomas Trown
"Ja, ja! Herzlich willkommen!! "
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Erni Bär commented on Erni Bär's blog post HALP! 13 TOADS INVADED MY HOME TODAY!!
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Amy Irwen commented on Amy Irwen's blog post Thank you Katerina.Greece.07.22.14
"At least I am posting July's now....getting that much closer to real time! I will be sending something your way soon....hugs..."
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Diane Keys commented on Diane Keys's group All Things Trashpo
"i guess the link doesn't work unless you have fakebook but for anyone that wants to make a deal w the Zuckerdevil, the All Things Trashpo group is also over there https://www.facebook.com/groups/706383319419704/"
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Bhomas Trown commented on Erni Bär's blog post HALP! 13 TOADS INVADED MY HOME TODAY!!
"I am jumping for joy here! Thanks Herr Bear. And thanks Richard Canard for introducing me to Andrea Jay. When I get home, I'll share her postcard about the toads of Todt Hill Road, or lack thereof."
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Erni Bär replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
"Those among the hippos who take their duties serious have any right to rest copiously: "
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"This reminds me of crazy quilts, except so much better."
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"BEAUTIFUL, intricate, engrossing, lively!"
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"I like the combination of modern and antique here, it's cool."
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Friendship/letter/art journal swap

Started by Kelly C in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Kelly C on Friday. 15 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

Mail Artists Addresses?

Started by Litsa Spathi / NOBODY in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Laura Elizabeth on Friday. 377 Replies

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

Mostra Collettiva Internazionale di Guglielmo Achille Cavellini a Salerno (Italy)

Started by Giovanni Bonanno in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Piero Barducci Aug 18. 2 Replies

Il battitore libero raggiunge SalernoSettantatré artisti rendono omaggio a Guglielmo Achille Cavellini nel centenario dalla nascita. L’iniziativa, virtuale, è…Continue

Tags: Virtual, Ophen, Art, Gallery, 2014.

Online Representations of Mail Art

Started by lady von halbach in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Jul 24. 10 Replies

Would anyone care to discuss the etiquette of online representations of mail art?Some of the pieces I've received (both personally and for a project that I'm currently involved in) are copyrighted. Is it acceptable to scan and make online galleries,…Continue

Mail Art Call

Started by David Stafford in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by David Stafford Jul 14. 2 Replies

I think I'm going to do a Mail Art Call but I'm not sure what the best way to announce it. What is the preferred protocol?Continue

 
 
 

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