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Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Reid Jun 16, 2016. 1 Reply

If you have not seen this DavidA on Sunday work on the MISS NOMA Anti-Dada is Anti-Everywhere site, click on this:  …Continue


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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for Terry Reid
"...sweet...and seasoned greetings !"
Dec 25, 2018
Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) left a comment for Terry Reid
"Merry merry and Happy happy! "seasoned" greetings :-)"
Dec 25, 2018
Terry Reid left a comment for Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)
"Returning your seasoning with my seasoned greetings from the summer ovens of the southern below.  Best to you."
Dec 24, 2018
Terry Reid commented on Ruud Janssen's group Richard C. Fan Club
"Richard C is one of the few artists that make a mention in this Smithsonian electronic newsletter short article on art in the mail...much deserved cream belatedly heaped upon his imaginary cake!  Let's hear another Poem for Richard…"
Aug 6, 2018
Terry Reid commented on Michael Leigh's group Mail Art UK
"Hope you are enjoying the hot heat. A friend just flew out from here at the bottom to spend time living in a tent at WOMAD.  The U.K. in a tent.  Now that's my ideal of living! Meanwhile, aren't the pigeons at Trafalgar Square…"
Jul 30, 2018
Terry Reid commented on MISS NOMA's group ANTI-DADA IS EVERYWHERE
"This looks like a collaboration with a double utility.  Who, besides Bennett, is the other part of this equation?"
May 11, 2018
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"the idioideo e-address no longer works. where are you? not.terryreid@hotmail.com idioideo@verizon.net"
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"I have received your mail art. Thank you"
Nov 8, 2017

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Open Letter to Helen Amyes - November 2012


Helen...your closing phrase, in flux is probably the best description.  Yes, the intention was to make exchanges with the public.  In the case of Sydney, there was little attempt by the Museum to gather secrets from the public (less mess and stolen pens, I guess), so the mailbox was empty except for some primary student contributions and one from an anonymous woman with a harrowing disclosure.  In Seoul, there were close to 500 public responses, but, after asking me how to handle it, they proceeded to make exchanges between members of the public rather than with the artists (probably because so few of them could read secrets in Korean).  I think people may be more inclined to take my directives if I was rich and powerful - the becoming of which is my next artwork.  The easy solution would have been for me to man the display:  that would have completed all the circuits in true flux fashion, but think they may have thought of that as too messy in Sydney and too far to go to Seoul.  This exclusion gave me more time to scout up contributors, but even that did not result in as complete a survey of artists-in-mail as I had hoped for.  It maxed in Seoul with 200 plus contributors. 
Did I hear Gail Whitter tell Keith Bates she has 2,000 artists on her list?  In the early 70s, Ken Friedman had a promotional list of 5,000 which gave him a tongue like a dried apricot.
Thanks again for your help.

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At 11:23am on December 25, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

...sweet...and seasoned greetings !

At 11:20am on December 25, 2018, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Merry merry and Happy happy!

"seasoned" greetings :-)

At 11:43pm on March 16, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 6:13pm on November 8, 2017, Dimitra Papatheodorou said…

I have received your mail art. Thank you

At 11:30pm on September 10, 2017, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Scusa Terry, ma non leggere l'inglese, e dal traduttore non comprendo il senso del tuo messaggio. perdonami... ti abbraccio fraternamente .bruno cassaglia

At 4:18pm on May 9, 2017, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Ciao Terry! io lavoro col programma " GIMP"  ti abbraccio . bruno 

At 6:05pm on May 6, 2017, Doctor dB Cooper said…
At 5:50pm on May 6, 2017, mystery post said…
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At 10:00am on May 6, 2017, Heleen de Vaan said…
You mean this bunny-with-shake?? It is not my work, Katerina (Momkat) sent it to me.
Thank you four your friendship anyway.
At 2:36am on May 5, 2017, DaveA Araki said…

Hi Terry Reid, That was a chop-n-shop from Magrittes original, and from an image of the most Dadaesque president the world has ever seen. I think I had been to a dada something-gathering-thingy, and as the local dadas moaned about trump, I thought, but it's the dada thing incarnate. 

U like?

I was glad to join the antidada group when MissyDNoma invited me. 




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