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Artpool (Budapest) Cavellini poster

Posted by Borderline Grafix on September 23, 2014 at 10:14pm 0 Comments

The front and back of the Artpool poster, 62 cm H x 43 cm W

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Post-Pop by Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on September 23, 2014 at 8:55pm 5 Comments

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)

September 23, 2014 - Most likely due to Ray Johnson’s influence, mail-art has always been a supportive place for Popart and Popart-influenced work, even…

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LITTLE BY LITTLE THOM'S BOOK RETURNS TO SENDER (PART IV)

Posted by Erni Bär on September 23, 2014 at 8:46pm 3 Comments

Today the fourth sending of worked over leaves or pages of "Thom's Book" was in my letterbox. It's made the long way as a kind of DIN A 4 postcard from Cranberry Isles in Maine, USA, and had been cancelled on July 27th if I read the stamp right. What took the piece of cardboard almost one month to cross the Atlantic? Wrong question, I guess. The green…

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"Summer's End" from Cascadia ArtPost

Posted by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on September 23, 2014 at 5:32pm 0 Comments

NOT! Can it be "Summer's End"? Scenario by Cascadia Artpost:

Interesting sand construction and warning…

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THE LEMONS OF MENTON

Posted by Erni Bär on September 23, 2014 at 4:33pm 6 Comments

The land where the lemons are in bloom (and, of course, bear rich fruit) seems being in the very South of France, close to the Italian border. The place is called MENTON and is famous for the annual lemon festival taking place there - believe it or not:…

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The "Crazy Wisdom" of Visual Poet/Trashpoet Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

Posted by De Villo Sloan on September 23, 2014 at 12:30pm 1 Comment

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

September 23, 2014 - Around the time of the release of the summer 2014 issue of the DKULTNY…

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Disconnecting the Unsocial Network

Posted by Tofu on September 23, 2014 at 2:01am 0 Comments

Years ago I was reluctant to join Facebook.  But I have to admit, it did help me reconnect with a few people who I had lost touch with.  And, at times, it’s helped me connect with more people about my art and widen my circle a bit.  But in recent years, Facebook has become more and more about algorithms that essentially are designed to make you look at advertising rather than what your friends might have posted.  I don’t know how many times I have heard someone say, “Did you see…….on…

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Don't miss classic after summer read from Mailart Martha!

Posted by Rebecca Guyver on September 22, 2014 at 9:27pm 2 Comments

Martha has been to France.  Did she see Dean?  Did she eat croissants? To find out, read the whole of mailart Martha's boekie ont my blog!  …

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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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De Villo Sloan commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Post-Pop by Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)
"Great to see your comment, Richard. And thanks for the work you sent during my absence, BTW. You know I'm not content to just post the image & write: "Jon Foster sent me this wonderful mail-art." You know I'm always asking,…"
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Heleen de Vaan commented on Heleen de Vaan's group We love those postal additions!
"Not only Val and the French Post were so kind, also Edward Meyer, from Ripley Entertainment, was so kind to send me pictures of the arrived mail.  About August 24th I posted these three tiny objects: Alas they arrived too late for the…"
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ATC Listening to Music

Artist trading card, graphite on paper, mounted on board, signed and papered on the reverse, 2.5 x 3.5 inches, 2014
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De Villo Sloan commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Post-Pop by Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)
"Hi Rebecca, you & I seem to see the same things in Jon's piece: the post-WW II Era white male supremacy, "Madison Ave." capitalism. For my rant, I even thought about framing some sort of post-feminist pop idea but obviously…"
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Richard Canard commented on De Villo Sloan's blog post Post-Pop by Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)
"23.09.14 Dare Mister De Villo Sloan, Always a treat to seen what Jon F. & Sir Valentine are up to....certainly don't know what I might have to do with it. ...I  just utilize second-hand  cardboard & cut up old magazines like…"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) replied to Erni Bär's discussion JAMMING WITH EDMUND 2014 in the group OFF SCENE AKADEMIE HAMBURG
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Erni Bär's blog post LITTLE BY LITTLE THOM'S BOOK RETURNS TO SENDER (PART IV)
"Great to see the "pages" being returned to Hamburg! Rebecca did a fine BLUE tone addition, wow!"
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Heleen de Vaan commented on Heleen de Vaan's group We love those postal additions!
".. and Valentine was so kind to send me a picture of the arrived envelope. As you can see, not only the postmark has been added, but also the number 11. And even - before another postperson wrote this correct number - a postperon has written the…"
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"Ciao Mauri, sono bruno cassaglia, che ti scrive però dalla pagina del SACS di Quiliano. Cercherò di pubblicizzarlo da qui. un grazie anche da parte di Cristina Sosio che lo conduce con me, e dall'assessore alla cultura.  ti…"
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SACS Arte left a comment for Rosa Biagi
"Ciao Rosa, questa volta ti scrivo come direttore artistico del SACS di Quiliano insieme a Cristina Sosio. se ci dai un aiuto è ben accetto! ti abbraccio . bruno cassaglia"
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IS SIZE IMPORTANT IN CONTEMPORARY ART?

Started by Valentine Mark Herman in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Erica Durante 22 hours ago. 16 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 Sep 15. 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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