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Post an image or two of a favorite piece from your archives.

Include who sent, when you received it, and why it's a favorite.

Share examples of 3D, add 'n pass, asemics, artistamps, call slips, chapbooks, postcards, vispo, zines, etc. These stories are priceless!!!

 

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Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on September 22, 2016 at 5:25pm

Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on September 22, 2016 at 5:24pm

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on May 11, 2016 at 9:36am

3D mail art by "E", Ambassadeur d'Utopia.

I think "E"'s paintings scary, however this piece is one of my favourites.
For over 4 years already.

In fact it is a collaboration box:

In December 2011, I sent chocolate letters to France, among them the letter "E", in this  box.
It took many weeks to arrive. Somewhere else here at IUOMA you can read the reason why there had been so much delay. If intraceable, you can find some clue at the picture below.

In March 2012 "E" returned this box to me, with great additions, of "E"'s famous (and scary) black-and-red paintings.

It took only a week or so to arrive. 

Since then the box is standing in a corner in my living room. What's inside? I still don't know as I still didnt unpack the box. Too beautiful to open it.

But sure I'll have to open it some day. Maybe you - the members and other viewers of this group - can send me a (private, as this group isn't meant for that) message with tips about when would be the ideal time, and what would be the best way, to open it. 

Back side of the box, with some sign of the first journey, to France:

As you can see the box not only has additions added by "E" but also by the Post company.
And also by some other person/organisation. 
See this detail of the front side of this box:

Thank you very much, merci beaucoup, "E"!

Comment by yves maraux on October 30, 2013 at 12:25pm

Comment by yves maraux on August 7, 2012 at 1:39pm

World art atlas : to Guy Bleu , note : autohistoricisation is a wrong cavellinisme , autohistorisation is sufficient , or autocelebration

Comment by yves maraux on August 7, 2012 at 1:36pm

isn't it Ruggero Maggi "united for peace" like a past dream ? very voluptuous ! so motherly ! universal motherly !

Comment by yves maraux on August 4, 2012 at 12:38pm

he is going to deliver some m.a .

there is some anecdote about the viet postsystem -tram- in the french colonial story

Comment by yves maraux on July 15, 2012 at 6:51pm

bravothankyou iagree goodkdj

Comment by yves maraux on July 12, 2012 at 12:31pm

can't find recent M@ call about inmates

if you know pass it on

Comment by Guido Vermeulen on July 7, 2012 at 10:54pm

Swinging in Paris, received Friday from Ana Kawajiri, sooo funny!

 

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