The rubber stamp is one of those discount "steals" that I got in Chicago last September, Ruud...in this paradise-for-artsy-people-store called Hobby Lobby! But have not used it too much.
Have you had any replies from those in the mainland China? I'm thinking because I always use "conservative" envelopes...and marked GREECE, mine might get through? It's worth trying.
actually in china there are a lot of people keen on making the postcards ourselves, this may called the mailart.
i want to start a show in shanghai china to introduce the mailart and let more people to join, but the thing that i didnt get the mailarts from jimmy is really disappointed and let the idea of holding the show get delayed.
thanks! jimmy, i want to find the answer too. i'v went to the post office to ask if the mailart can be sent, the answer is positive,but i dont know why i cant get it. maybe can u call ur mail office to ask if it is allowed to mainland?
and i am still hold a strong desire to start the show in china to let more people know about mailart although the thing i didnt got ur mail is a little disppoint ,but i think with the help with all the friends, the thing will finally get solved.
Has anyone tried this? Send an ordinary (ie non-Mail Art) Envelope to a non-Artist in China, and ask him/her to forward it via the internal Chinese postal system. Inside the plain Envelope would be a Mail Art piece. It's a 2-step process that might work:who knows?
Regards, Val (who doesn't have any contacts in China who could be of assistance here)
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