Ask Anything

There are a lot of basic questions on Mail Art that are often asked and answered. This group might be the first place to look for answers. I will do my best to answer, but hope that other members can help out as well.

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Collaboration on my Fine Art degree projects?

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How to delete a group

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Uploading Photos from Flickr

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How to exhibit the received mail art?

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What is the etiquette re altering other people's art pieces?

Started by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet. Last reply by Poison Label Productions Feb 9, 2016. 6 Replies

uploading videos

Started by stripygoose. Last reply by Ruud Janssen May 3, 2015. 3 Replies

IUOMA Privacy

Started by Blaine Waterman. Last reply by Heleen de Vaan Aug 5, 2014. 3 Replies

What is Fluxus?

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Feb 15, 2014. 1 Reply

Mail art projects

Started by Dimitra Papatheodorou. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Jan 16, 2014. 2 Replies

Safety of putting snail mail address on profile?

Started by Mark. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Aug 31, 2013. 9 Replies

Add photos to postings

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What do you put in Envelope?

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Mail Art Etiquette

Started by Caly DePalma. Last reply by Caly DePalma Jul 27, 2013. 11 Replies

What is an ATC?

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Valentine Mark Herman Jul 7, 2013. 8 Replies

What happens to Mail Art submitted to Exhibitions?

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What is Mail-Art?

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Tips about asking someone to exchange mail art-Help

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Comment by Ruud Janssen on Saturday

For every group the owner is visible. It is even possible to start your own group and become the group moderator. That is very useful when you want to work on a specific theme with a group of people, or even to document a larger project where particitants can join in.

Comment by Jan Hodgman on Friday

Lorella still doesn't come up under Members overview or  the other search for all members. Strange.

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on Friday

Thanks to Ruud for all the recent additional features

@Jan: I also had issues with my recent member search, but everything seems to be back to normal.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on Friday

When a member leaves, he/she has two options. One is to leave all data intact (when he/she returns as a member all is available still, and others can still read and see the data). A member can also choose to delete all his contributions. Then all data is permanently lost.

Moan LIsa left the IUOMA quite a few times. Last time he also choose the option to delete all his data. He is still active on facebook, but says he left Mail-Art on Feb 8th 2017. After that date he also started to delete several digital traces. That includes groups.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on Friday

The space of IUOMA on NING is not unlimited. Groupowner was one of the accounts of Moan Lisa, who left again, and all his images and groups are now gone.The digital space is a lively one. And hosting space isn't free. Groups dissapear when owners dissapear and new space come free.

Comment by carl baker on Friday

moderator/ what happened to the group page FREE ART 2.0? i posted images there yesterday and today it is disappeared, there was two free-art pages, now there is only one. this seems very autocratic, who took it down?why were group members not informed or any explanation given? i am an active member of various groups at iuoma but this will discourage my involvment, what the hell is going on? who originated the group? there are too many anonymous entities at iuoma, please comment.

Comment by Jan Hodgman on Thursday

Am I the only one having trouble finding members these days? I was thinking it was just when I wasn't using exactly the way the person's name appears, e.g. in capital letters, with or without a hyphen, etc.

But today I was looking for Lorella from Italy. I first tried putting in "Lorella" (without the brackets) in the All Members spot. Nothing showed. I tried the advanced search, put in Italy and Female, got a list but no Lorella.

Eventually after much hunting and searching I did find a post by Lorella, who, low and behold, is exactly listed as that, Lorella. I went back and entered in her name and STILL didn't have her come up. There are no groups for Italians that I see.

Any help?? This seems to be happening since the grouping by countries and areas appeared under Mail Artist Profiles.

Thanks for any illumination!

Comment by Ti Ar Raden on February 12, 2017 at 11:39am

Hello Jane, Click on the member's name and then under the member's photo on Add as Friend in red. Best

Comment by Jane Raybould on February 12, 2017 at 10:47am
How do I invite other IUOMA members to become friends?
Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 6, 2017 at 6:44pm

You choose 'image' and then choose the image you want. If this option doesn't appear you might use Safari as browser. Try another browser and it should work. Hope this helps you.


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