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TIZIANA BARACCHI commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
"Download the RED LION  print it in A4 landscape size ADD your contribution please stamp and outline must remain red sign it and send (please no registered mail) to:   TIZIANA BARACCHI  via Cavallotti 83…"
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Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. See More
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Tom Hilgartner commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
"I propose a variation of the standard add/alter/pass mail art project. This one will be a subtract/maintain/keep mail art project. Here's how it works: When you are about to send someone a piece of mail art, Subtract one element of the artwork,…"
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Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. See More
Nov 14
John Gayer posted a status
"This is new to me - for lovers of letterpress: PRESSING ON: THE LETTERPRESS FILM http://www.letterpressfilm.com/"
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SOLO MAIL ART - only MAIL ART

La Mail Art è una forma d'arte ( ma è anche "non arte") . Non si può analizzare solo a livello estetico. Il network Mail Art è un movimento senza tempo, che comprende tutto il pianeta.  Bruno CassagliaSee More
Nov 12
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Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. See More
Nov 11
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Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. See More
Nov 11
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Conceptual Mail Art Projects

This is a place for listing mail art project ideas – however impossible, theoretical or incomplete they might be. Think of it as an archive or a dumping ground for projects that haven’t yet or cannot, practically speaking, be realised. Think of it also as a bank of ideas that may inspire  other mail artists. See More
Nov 11
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"New book on rubber stamp designs: Vincent Sardon’s The Stampographer. It's out later this month. More info at Hyperallergic.com"
Nov 6
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Funny Face Mail Art Project - catalogue now available

Living in an era dominated by reflections of the self – primarily in the form of the selfie and its transmission via the Internet – it becomes imperative to find alternatives to the way we see others, as well as ourselves. In its own small way Funny Face pierces this blister of artistic complacency...Have a look here: https://issuu.com/johngayer…See More
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"Thanks for the invite."
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Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or, due to a recent discovery, maybe 1983)
My Website:
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.fi/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Like the freedom of expression, the surprise of receiving mail art from pretty much anywhere and the possibility of participating/contributing to any project that interests me.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
Taivaanvuohentie 3 B 13, Helsinki, Finland
4johngayer@gmail.com

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At 7:49pm on February 16, 2017, HollyJo said…

received a moment from Helsinki today! thanks John!
also, how did you know that I'm a refracted light addict?? :D

At 6:50pm on February 8, 2017, TIZIANA BARACCHI said…
At 3:55pm on January 24, 2017, Juan Carlos Vargas said…
At 3:04am on January 22, 2017, Stoyan Barakov said…

hey John, 

i will be mailing you my first mail art ever. 

expect something in the mail soon :)

Cheers, 

Stoyan

At 4:53pm on January 21, 2017, Lucas Rossi said…

very good work! I'd like you to check out my call for mail artists for my job. Take a look here: http://apenasofimdomundo.tumblr.com/convocatoria Hope to see your art :)

At 8:31pm on January 20, 2017, HollyJo said…

Thanks John! Expect to receive some strange mail art real soon :)

At 6:39am on January 11, 2017, Stoyan Barakov said…

As a token of appreciation I will send you a mail artwork of mine. I have been currently working on a project that involves embroidery and the idea of my personal background intertwine whitin.
It is only a fare trade that way.
What is your mailing address?
Stoyan

At 8:43pm on January 10, 2017, Stoyan Barakov said…

hey John,
I am currently working on a project from school. Our class, artist multiples have an assignment to produce and share mail art with different artists around the world. Would you be interested in trading mail art? :)

PS. ill check out your project and spread the word.

At 10:20am on October 20, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 1:53pm on December 8, 2015, Carlos I. Botana said…

Thanks

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Funny Face Mail Art Project - catalogue now available

Posted on November 2, 2017 at 2:45pm 0 Comments

Living in an era dominated by reflections of the self – primarily in the form of the selfie and its transmission via the Internet – it becomes imperative to find alternatives to the way we see others, as well as ourselves. In its own small way Funny Face pierces this blister of artistic complacency...

Have a look here: https://issuu.com/johngayer…

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Funny Face Mail Art Project - one more set of arrivals

Posted on August 18, 2017 at 8:49am 0 Comments

Anna Karina Fries, Germany

Dórian Ribas Marinho, Brazil…

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Funny Face Mail Art Project - another set of arrivals...

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Denis Mizzi, Australia

Leonor Arnao, Argentina…

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