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i received Mail Art from Cascadia Artpost

Posted by Zack on November 30, 2023 at 6:36pm 0 Comments

Ticket! Ticket! [series 12] has arrived!

always great fun to open this packet; 5 sheets this time!

of course i've been seeing other postings, as you have, if you follow the…

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i received Mail Art from Sabela Bana

Posted by Zack on November 30, 2023 at 6:26pm 0 Comments

a duo of socialish images; was that skull drawn for Paulo Teles?  the envelope features a signature gato and a stamp that appears to be doing the visual equivalent of eavesdropping (spying?) on Los Kremlins.

muchas gracias…

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i received Mail Art from Sonia Eva

Posted by Zack on November 30, 2023 at 6:19pm 0 Comments

this cool 2-sided aquarelle from which i learned madrono = strawberry tree; i'd love to see this tree in person! 

but wait - there's more - 

the envelope inside the envelope contains a…

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El Escriba Celestial 231119

Posted by Mikel Untzilla on November 30, 2023 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

Cascadia Artpost 231119

Posted by Mikel Untzilla on November 30, 2023 at 5:55pm 0 Comments

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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........

Today online on Ning there are thousands of members. On December 2nd 2018 the 5000th member joined in.

 

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Call for MailArt - The Wild Flowers Show 3 Replies

CALL FOR MAILART!!! - The Wild Flowers ShowDUE DATE April 10, 2024SHOW May 1st - 31st, 2024POSTCARD SIZE - A6 4inx6inSHOW ADDRESS Louisiana State Exhibit Museum(LSEM), 3015 Greenwood Rd, Shreveport, LA 71109SUBMISSION ADDRESS LSEM c/o Cindy Magee,…Continue

Started by Cindy Magee in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Mail Art Martha on Monday.

Jimmy Connors 7 Replies

I noted the new PO box address from Jimmy Connors, but I lost that note. Can someone help me out? Thank you.Continue

Started by Carien van Hest in Other. Last reply by Predrag Petrovic Nov 24.

MA went out today!!

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Started by Jimmy Hackney in Mail-Art Projects Nov 23.

Sending ID photos 3 Replies

Hi I took photos in a photo booth to print passport sized photos, but I wasn’t used to taking pictures with the automated machine plus I am a claustrophobic, so I printed in a wrong sizes. I think I can’t use them as a passport photo anymore but…Continue

Started by Tomoe N in Mail-Art Discussions. Last reply by Nick Tauro Jr Nov 22.

Copyright infringent 39 Replies

I noticed in various contributions, that many artists (''artists'' perhaps ?) are using large number of other's people works, taken from newspapers, magazines, books,etc. That could inflict the copyrights. In many cases, nobody will discuss it, and…Continue

Started by Predrag Petrovic in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Predrag Petrovic Nov 13.

IUOMA Rubber Stamp? 7 Replies

Does anyone know where I can get a rubber stamp with IUOMA on it?  Anyone sell them? I don’t want to go to Etsy to have one made.  Thank you in advance.Continue

Started by Penelope Timm in Mail-Art Information. Last reply by Penelope Timm Nov 11.

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Reçu suite à mon appel "AGATHA CHRISTIE" la création de Simon WARREN D'ANGLETERRE ainsi que la création de Suzanne SCHUMACHER D'ALLEMAGNE, merci à tous ceux ceux qui participe, je répondrai à tout le monde puis fabriquerais & cahier avec les…Continue

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Started by LATRILLE MARTINE in Mail-Art Projects Oct 18.

Open call for non-juried mail art exhibition! — Theme: Embrace the Beauty of Nature 6 Replies

Hi there! I'm Lynn, the founder of Nuts About Arts. I've just opened an all-arts space with a little gallery in Singapore -- and being a long-time lover of mail art, it was only natural that my first exhibition would be one celebrating it. For this…Continue

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Started by Lynn Tan in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Lynn Tan Oct 15.

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I have a large quantity of glassine envelopes. Do you have ideas for using them, recycling them?Continue

Started by Hélène LAGACHE in Mail-Art Projects. Last reply by Hélène LAGACHE Oct 15.

Query--Where to post photos of Mail Art received? 4 Replies

Hi everyone!I am behind my time posting photos to this site of the many pieces of art I've received in the post from other members of IUOMA. I've seen them here there + everywhere--I need advice--where is either the best or designated place to post…Continue

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