"Since the intended celebration is nearly a year away, you might consider the idea of having interested members submit a uniformly-sized image, ( 4" x 6" or 6" x 6"), as their proposal for a postage stamp saluting Mail Art.
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…See More
In the mid 1970's, when most every artist in the Bay Area had a VHS recorder in their studio, or morphed onto their skull, Steve Kaltenback, (Sacto.) received an envelope in the mail from W.T. Wiley. The envelope contained some dust, and a note: "Dear Steve: I'm sending you some dust from the floor of my studio...send me some from your studio." William T. Wiley.A few weeks later, Wiley received an envelope with the following note inside: "Dear William T. Wiley: Thank you for the dust. I was…See More
"Yo! All you collagists and mixed media kinds of people, I propose a commmmemmmorative "salute", to one of your many favorite
musicians/artists/writers, created from cut out paper.
Kindly post your jpg of your commemorative visual…"
"I'm 73 years old, and the very first piece of Mail Art I ever saw, was shown on TV...an envelope addressed to Robert Ripley % Ripley's Believe It Or Not. The letter was from a viewer. This was in the 1950s. There may be copies of the…"
"POSTAL ART INTERNATIONAL CALL
“jailart”Proxecto Cárcere calls artists to participate in the open, international project
for the old prison of A Coruña to become a Selfmanaged Sociocultural Center.The works will take…"
James, this is a friendly welcome to The Eternal Network from a celestial mail artist born and raised in a heavenly corner of the faraway Universe called Republik van Patland. A perfect start here certainly is mail art exchange. I would love to be the other end when you decide it´s the right time for you to start trading mail art. If that´s the case at the time, your envelope or card should read as follows:
The Celestial Scribe
Republik van Patland
Caixa Postal 24827
I look forward to see a piece of yours in my terrene mail box. Yes! I will do my homework after receiving yours. This is a Celestial Promise. I´m Patricio, Celestial Scribe & Envelope Provider.
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