Why is MailArt Attractive?


Why is MailArt Attractive?

Why is MailArt Attractive to You? If the answer was already given somewhere kindly give us the link.

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(Why) Is MailArt Addictive? 3 Replies


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Comment by Gerda Osteneck on May 14, 2016 at 8:47pm

The attractivness goes beyond the sending artist and the receiver... My mail carrier, the clerk at the post office, my partner who usually brings in the mail, the artist friends I have over every Monday morning for coffee (start the week well) ... they all enjoy the treasures I receive via snail mail. Then if you post it on Facebook, the excitement takes on another level of experience. It is inspiring. 

Comment by Melissa Wand on May 13, 2016 at 3:44am

Mail artists like to play and have fun even though they're "grown up" adults. I think this card I received from Katlynn really illustrates this well. x

Comment by Gerda Osteneck on May 11, 2016 at 3:27pm
Snail mail is vital tactile link to the rest of the world, primarily other artists. Stuff in the mail rocks in ways that email never will. 
Comment by Patricio - The Celestial Scribe on April 8, 2016 at 2:08pm

because mail art is an ego trip.  (a good one!)

Comment by Patricio - The Celestial Scribe on April 8, 2016 at 2:07pm

because mail art is the quickest way for both, an envelope or a creation of mine, to achieve instant metamorphosis and become a piece of truly art.   

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 6, 2016 at 4:31pm

because creative people are interesting people and they like to communicate with eachother...... Just Like Richard C. is saying....

Comment by Richard Canard on April 6, 2016 at 4:25pm

06.04.16 Dare Ti Ar R., ..."Why is Mail Art attractive?" ....because it attracts artists, writers, poets, etc. ...&  also those eccentric individuals who  are coincidentally interested in artists, writers, poets, etc. & may not realize that they too probably fit into one of the categories of either an artist , writer, poet, etc.   Sincelery, Richard Canard

Comment by E on April 6, 2016 at 9:16am

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 5, 2016 at 7:22am

Because it is :-)

Comment by Alana Schlotter on April 4, 2016 at 3:30am

Mail art is getting a little piece of happiness in your mail amidst all the boring pieces of mail that one can normally get. It's a nice way to get a smile on your face.


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