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BORING POSTCARDS

This Group celebtrates Boring, ordinary, dull, commercial Postcards that feature aspects of our everyday life – such as streets, roads, houses -- and are, in a strange way, interesting because they are so uninteresting. Join in and share your Postcards of our Boring world.See More
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No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"Regarding mailart being meta and keeping it that way: I totally agree."
Nov 23
No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"This is an interesting issue. I wonder if/how the artist's copyright would figure into this. After all, artists do produce something considered to be  intellectual property. And there's the maxim that possession is 9/10's of the…"
Nov 22
MoriceMarcuse commented on No Idea's group mini mail art
"9cm x 9 cm Bussines card with a map of the city of utopia (it's good dreaming about it)"
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No Idea posted a status
"I clicked on the link to new member Juju's website and it doesn't take one to the artist's website. Me thinks the person's not real."
Nov 9
Mary Anne commented on No Idea's blog post great stuff came through the mail slot - a potent calligraphic collage from Mary Anne
"goodness; that arrived quick!"
Nov 7
De Villo Sloan commented on No Idea's blog post great stuff came through the mail slot - a potent calligraphic collage from Mary Anne
"excellent asemic symbols"
Nov 7
res nullius aka. "res" commented on No Idea's blog post This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)
"Thank you!"
Nov 7
Cyril R. VERGNAUD commented on No Idea's blog post great stuff came through the mail slot - a potent calligraphic collage from Mary Anne
"I love it!"
Nov 7
Jennifer Wallace commented on No Idea's blog post This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)
"Thanks for sharing."
Nov 7

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Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.fi/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Its sense of freedom, humour and all the interestingly strange ways mail artists explore the mundane.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Taivaanvuohentie 3 B 13, Helsinki, Finland
4johngayer@gmail.com

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At 11:46pm on June 1, 2019, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Thanks for the info on marker art process.

At 10:16pm 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 12:56pm on January 15, 2019, Bruno Cassaglia said…

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

At 12:13am on December 19, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi John,

Hope you are doing well.

So happy my Fabric Fragment arrived and you like it.

Until next time,

Norma

At 7:51pm on November 23, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Hello John,

 

I sent you a collage to the specified address.

At 12:12pm on November 1, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia said…

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

At 4:50pm on July 19, 2018, carl baker said…

thanks john,

theres nothing on the iuoma projects page.

At 10:12pm on February 6, 2018, Gen Harrison said…

Why thank you kind sir...

At 2:08am on February 3, 2018, emily louise said…

Thanks for the greetings.  I'm very new to IUOMA and am just starting to explore the website. greeting back from Eureka, California

At 3:16pm on February 2, 2018, em scheer said…

thanks for the greetings and all the best to Helsinki!

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This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)

Posted on October 28, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments

It's an image of Eugenio Dittborn's Dust Clouds, Airmail Painting No 99, 1992 (Photograph Nathan Keay), paintings on paper that were folded up and mailed. It accompanies an article by Nadja Sajev that talks about Direct Message: Art Language and Power, an exhibition showing at the Museum of Contemporary of At in Chicago (link to…

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