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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)"
Wednesday
MoriceMarcuse commented on No Idea's group mini mail art
Tuesday
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
No Idea posted a blog post

This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)

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 text)…See More
Oct 28
Norma Soulet commented on No Idea's group mini mail art
"This is for Robin Jeree, I sent you a painted mini abstract back on September 27th and some other goodies but you haven't posted about it. :( Hope it arrived. If so, can you please post a photo. Thanks."
Oct 26
No Idea commented on Tanja Vos's group Canadian Embassy
"Another (mostly Canadian) chapter in the history of mail art... See here: Image Bank & A Tale of Two Cities"
Oct 25
No Idea commented on Tanja Vos's group Canadian Embassy
"Once again, the link doesn't seem to work. Try number 2: Image Bank"
Oct 25
No Idea commented on Tanja Vos's group Canadian Embassy
"Here is another (Canadian) chapter on the history of mail art... See this:  Image Bank & A Tale of Two Cities"
Oct 25
No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"Let's be a little more clear. 2 images + short video clip (#allsaintslibrary) in relation to Michael Leigh's exhibition: Curious Things: A Glimpse into the International Mail Art Archive of Michael Leigh and Hazel Jones"
Oct 16
No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"Came across this link that includes to images and a brief video clip. Leave me wanting to see more...#allsaintslibrary (hope the link works)"
Oct 16
mariano filippetta joined No Idea's group
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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
Oct 12

Profile Information

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-Bassin 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-Bassin 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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