2018 : IUOMA 30 years old


2018 : IUOMA 30 years old

On the upper corner of the IUOMA at NING it reads:

On August 16th 1988 the idea of the IUOMA was born. In November 2008 this IUOMA platform at NING became the home for members.

So, in 2018 it seems we will still be here in NING thanks to all the members that donate, and we have the peasure of celebrating 30 years of IUOMA and 10 years on NING.

This groups is to start with ideas on how we will do that. We are now quite large, so we can surely think of something good to do. Start a discussion when you have an idea, and others can react. Also I am looking for good designs for logo's which I will start to prepare for PR materials (maybe stickers, rubberstamps, etc....?)

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Publishing a book - DETAILS

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Jun 23. 68 Replies

When the IUOMA was 20 years, the members managed to send in enough texts for a complete book. With the 25 year celebration, that wasn't that succesful. Too little materials.Maybe a retry for 2018?…Continue


Started by Daniel de Culla Jun 18. 0 Replies

I enjoy You and Yrs so much.Every Best Wish in MailArt¡Continue

Publishing a book about the history of IUOMA is a good idea.

Started by Shab Levy Jun 18. 0 Replies

Publishing a book about the history of IUOMA is a good idea and I plan to buy the book.Please tell us who is in charge of IUOMA currently and what is the goal of this organization. How many members…Continue


Started by Shmuel. Last reply by Ruud Janssen Apr 23. 2 Replies

I would be happy to work on a few articles - one on collaborative books, one on first day cover mailart, and perhaps one on pataphysical mail art./ Shmuel  p.s. Are there guidelines or deadlines?Continue

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Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 23, 2017 at 11:41am

The lay-out for the book has started. A first 11 articles are now included. There is room for more. For every author a small biography will be included. The book will be text orientated mainly, and will include an ilustration with each article too.

Some authors have offered an article. I will be waiting for those. The deadline ia September 30th. Then the book will be lauched. Will have ISBN number, etc... so we will see how it is received.

Suggestions for cover and illustrations are welcome.


Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 2, 2017 at 5:44pm

If you are interested in publishing an article for the book IUOMA 1988-2018, please visit the discussion. First articles are choosen and the process of editing has started. When you want to be included, this is your chance.......

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 1, 2017 at 5:40pm

see the poll and also details on the book at the discussion.....!

Comment by Ruud Janssen on April 1, 2017 at 5:29pm

First texts for the new book IUOMA 1988-2018 have come in. ISBN number is already reserved, and I now started with the global formating of the book. Will be looking for a good image for the cover too. Suggestions by members are welcome!

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 21, 2017 at 7:49am

a few of these bags were made for the 25 years IUOMA.

WHen we have a good new logo, I might just print a few more objects for the network. Maybe members can help me with that?

Comment by Ruud Janssen on December 27, 2016 at 7:17pm

Comment by Mariska van den Heuvel on December 21, 2016 at 6:55pm
To thank you and the fact that this network exists, I will join.
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