Smiles & Smirks

Art with a measure of humour is required by Walmarth Corporation for its chain of supermarkets, located in the Queendom of Retailia and in Cascadia Artpost. Through this collaboration Cascadia Artpost and Mail Art Martha are continuing to give impulse to Trashpo, the artistic vision of Diane Keys.

‘Walmarth Corporation is an entertaining and witty parody of corporate, consumer culture. Cascadia Artpost’s painstaking realization of Mail Art Martha’s ideas through detailed, special effects style models makes Walmarth Corporation one of the crowning achievements of Trashpo in the half-decade that it has been producing a large quantity of art.’

In addition to Trashpo the Corporation has now expanded to include political satire, parody, comics, caricature and witty playfulness.
Your contribution is needed to fill the shelves.

Location: The Queendom of Retailia
Members: 41
Latest Activity: Sep 17

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on September 17, 2023 at 3:01pm

Breaking news! The latest Art trend in Cascadia! One of the oldest and more traditional artforms, Sand Sculpting, mocks Technology!

Comment by Michael Leigh on August 24, 2023 at 6:31pm

Yes, nearly 20 years ago but seems like last week to me!  Ha ha!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on August 23, 2023 at 7:34pm

Oh! so that  is a vintage card, even more precious!

Comment by Michael Leigh on August 23, 2023 at 7:08pm

Thanks Martha - also for the nice mail that arrived recently.  Always good to hear from you!   BTW   card printed by me and Mark Pawson in 2004.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on August 23, 2023 at 6:50pm

In these times of concern for the disposal of rubbish we should consider recycling our unwanted stuff, here is a list of items we could sell easily through the Sell and Buy Department at Walmarth, recently organized by the well known firm A1 Waste Papers Co Ltd.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 20, 2023 at 6:55am

Franny Wahinehae invite us to have a Depinking, the novel treatment to enjoy exclusively at Walmarth! Thank you Franny for making fun of Barbie. Well done, I hate the anorexic doll. I prefer plump teddy bears, any colour but pink.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 16, 2023 at 6:10am

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 16, 2023 at 6:10am

Stand your ground comics from Michael Goetz! Fun!

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on April 21, 2023 at 12:00am

This one is definitely a smile: a "Cat on Tablecloth" card from Mail Art Martha. It was accompanied by the "Marpril" issue, "Foldi22", and an Easter greeting note.

Don't worry, Martha, I received your mail in time for Easter. I'm just slow!

Comment by Michael Leigh on April 8, 2023 at 6:27am

Order this one as well Martha - the Fish Finger Glockenspiel !



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