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John Gayer joined Juan Petry's group


this group is for open calls inside and outside of the IUOMA network. Please post your open call link as a comment under a year-month article to make navigation very easy for members looking for open calls related to deadlines. if there is no year-month please add all missing year-month articles inbetween and yours, and put your open call below.See More
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"Maria, João and Fernando notified me of 2 ongoing mail art projects. Here, the details: "
Jul 9
John Gayer commented on E's group BRAIN CELL - RYOSUKE COHEN - COMPILATION
"Brain Cell 1214 received 28 June 2024"
Jun 29
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"Received several notices of mail art projects... #3: Kunstverein Eislingen international mail art campaign and exhibition"
Apr 17
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"Received several notices of mail art projects... #2: | 2014-2024: ten years celebration"
Apr 17
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"Received several notices of mail art projects... #1: "In Our Village - A Bizarre History for Young and Old""
Apr 17
Zorica Obradović liked John Gayer's blog post 2024 mail art project: N°13
Mar 27
Bruno Cassaglia - poet@rtist commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
Mar 19
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art to the Moon
"Had we known in advance, we could have collaborated with this delivery. Jeff Koons is set to have 125 of his works delivered to the MOON with help from SpaceX. A little mail art wouldn't have taken up much room: Over the Koons: US…"
Feb 14
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Jan 10
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
Jan 10
John Gayer is attending Ilya Semenenko-Basin's event

Mail Art in and from the Museum of Sacred Scripture at Austria

November 4, 2023 to April 27, 2024
A participatory exhibition project draws on the genre of mail art, art that is sent by post. All interested people are invited to write a card to the Bartlhaus and thereby engage with a cultural technique that is in the process of disappearing from our society.All mailart techniques are allowed: writing, stamping, gluing, painting, drawing.Postcards in A6 format (10,5 x 14,9 cm)send by mail to: Schriftmuseum Bartlhaus, Museumstraße 16, 4643 Pettenbach, AustriaPlease indicate the complete sender…See More
Dec 14, 2023
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Books
"I found that if you google 'mail art' often, then the nail art auto correct stops appearing. As to mail art, there aren't any precise guidelines on how to make it. Technically, it can involve virtually any medium and applies to…"
Aug 10, 2023
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art to the Moon
"This is a response to Richard Canard's comment (date June 6, 2022 / 6.6.2022). Perhaps we could add twist a to this wonderful imaginary project by proposing an imaginary decontamination: Mail art from the moon (sent by a mysterious…"
Aug 4, 2023
John Gayer commented on MoriceMarcuse's group Tristan Da Cunha Permanent Exibition Supporting Group
"Hope springs eternal!"
Jul 7, 2023
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mini mail art

one could say this is a group for the small minded or those interested in shrinking the archive...See More
Jun 18, 2023

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Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
incidental, indiscriminate, intermittent, irregular artistry
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)

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At 4:20pm on February 11, 2023, Mikel Untzilla said…

At 7:14am on June 7, 2022, Monster A GoGo said…

Mr Gayer, You don't know me but I have a piece o' Mail Art ready to go to you if you will kindly send me your address. I need it ASAP as I am going off-island tomorrow---and off-island is the only time I can mail things.  My trips off are few and far between. The piece may not be to your liking---but it is something. Thanks. Cheers

At 6:22pm on March 28, 2022, Mim Golub Scalin said…

Thanks John. Received the add and pass you’d sent. Don’t know when as your lovely Suomi stamp wasn’t cancelled. I’ll pass it along. 

At 10:46pm on June 1, 2019, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Thanks for the info on marker art process.

At 9:16pm on March 1, 2019, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

I liked your flooring material. I extracted this material from the postal envelope. Something sprouted on it !!!

At 11:56am on January 15, 2019, Bruno Cassaglia - poet@rtist said…

Arrivata!!!!  bellissima!!!1  ti abbraccio. b  W LA MAIL ART W IUOMA!!!!!1

At 11:13pm on December 18, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi John,

Hope you are doing well.

So happy my Fabric Fragment arrived and you like it.

Until next time,


At 6:51pm on November 23, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Hello John,


I sent you a collage to the specified address.

At 11:12am on November 1, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia - poet@rtist said…

Ciao John ti ho inviato una Mail Art... un abbraccio W LA MAIL ART!!!!

At 3:50pm on July 19, 2018, carl baker said…

thanks john,

theres nothing on the iuoma projects page.

John Gayer's Blog

2024 mail art project: N°13

Posted on January 10, 2024 at 8:47am 0 Comments

More from Monster A GoGo

Posted on July 29, 2022 at 6:45pm 0 Comments

Following the receipt of the decorated envelope, the card carrying a picture of the decorated envelope has also been received. 

Express mail: "I only have eyes for you"

Posted on July 16, 2022 at 4:00pm 2 Comments

Only took about 5 1/2 weeks to arrive, which it did yesterday. Thank you very much Monster A GoGo! Visually striking piece and seemingly intact. 



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