A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
  • Female
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
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  • Suzanne Jarvis
  • Karalie
  • Hagitha Krystal
  • Pig Wings
  • J.A.D.
  • Zine Art Gippsland
  • Frank Smith
  • Susan Barton
  • Finley Union
  • Debra Mulnick
  • etc etc
  • LIGMA
  • Li Araki
  • Caroline Rees
  • Toni Hanner -- tonipoet
 

A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's Page

Profile Information

Mail-Artist since:
2008
My Website:
http://twitter.com/asli_omurx
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
To mail or not to mail: I send mail to share dispatches out in the field, Istanbul via San Francisco, collector of information, moments of thought, connect the dots from all my travels, follow trails, forge paths, inform, learn, fill mail boxes with worlds beyond reach. The reasons are endless and timeless.

Heartbeats: Journalism, writing, books, libraries, passports, air mail, aeroplanes, linguistics, ancient ruins, cryptography, history, vintage, old magazines, calligraphy, sea turtle conservancy, naval fleets, U.S. History, small country Americana towns, forest trees, photography, desert dunes, postcards, agents, intelligence, pin ups, spies, vamps, pulp fiction, cinema, genealogy, family trees, Turkey, Israel, Europe, Armenia, Greece, Slavs, Morocco, crusades, war history, empires, heraldry, obscure nobility, vinyl, ambassadors, diplomats.

Special attention paid to philately and vintage.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
A s l ı
The Turkish Agent*
California Bureau
P.O. Box 475007
San Francisco, California 94147

Follow on Twitter! https://twitter.com/asli_omurx ♥︎

*The Turkish Agent is in NO WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM expressing a political affinity or adherence to the current political leadership in Turkey. Yes, A s l ı is a real Turkish girl name. Yes, it's my real name. Yes, there's no dot on the 'i'. It's pronounced Ah-sluh. (^_______^)

What sorts of mail do you like?

• BONUS POINTS! If you send me old film negatives and/or old photographic projector slides, you will receive a very special personalized postal treat in return.♥ 

• I'm open to almost all art forms. I never expect a reply. My work is generally not geared toward grave offense, but I take note if you are offended/upset by a particular theme and will not include.♥ 

• A lot of my correspondence art will include philately, U.S. history, Americana, curious women, Europe, Turkish, news, newspapers, current/historic events, dispatches from my travels, espionage, 'I spy', linguistics, translation, literature, journalism, adventurers, glitter, sequins, beauty, vamps, astrology, Nostradamus, the 1930s - 1970s, geology, explorers, aeroplanes, cinema, berets, lipstick, eyes, ancient ruins, maps and geography, war time, assassinations, cults, vintage, and the unique, weird and random.♥ 

• Please be advised: I cannot guarantee a return/pass along of Add & Pass, Chain Letters, and/or Photocopied items. Don't be heartbroken. They sometimes clog the cogs.♥ 

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A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's Blog

Turkish Eggplant Casserole

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 6:59am 0 Comments

Cute mini-book from PDXCC ᠅ 10.2016

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 1:39am 1 Comment

The all-seeing eye; later post, via D. Mulnick in Idaho! ᠅ 09.2016

Posted on November 8, 2016 at 1:30am 1 Comment

Late in sharing this absolutely stunning piece of mail from D. M. in Boise, Idaho! So happy for this. Thank…

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A Bat Flew In; Incoming from Miss Polly in Portland / PDXCC ᠅ 10.31.16

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 9:20am 3 Comments

P.S. I'm terrified of bats, so this mail surely was quite frightful on All Hallows' Eve! Thank you, Polly, for the…

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The Green Haunting; Incoming from P. Landon ᠅ 10.31.16

Posted on November 1, 2016 at 9:13am 1 Comment

Just in time...! To BITE THE CRISP GREEN APPLE OF AUTUMN!♥︎ A truly lovely color. Thank you so much, Patricia.

P.S. My last name isn't…

Latest Activity

Jan Hodgman left a comment for A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
"your friend request kept slipping away somehow. hope to exchange mail soon!"
Jan 27
Karalie left a comment for A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
"Goodies received!  Thank you!!  I love the holiday theme, and that Buddha sticker is awesome!!! Safe travels! If you're in PDX, give me a shout, would love to meet for coffee. :O)"
Dec 17, 2016
RUTH GILES commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post Cute mini-book from PDXCC ᠅ 10.2016
"Lovely. I like book art - is there a group on here?"
Nov 8, 2016
April Jean Rocco commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post The all-seeing eye; later post, via D. Mulnick in Idaho! ᠅ 09.2016
"I just love Debra's mail art ,always creative and great flow to them ."
Nov 8, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent posted blog posts
Nov 8, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent updated their profile
Nov 8, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent posted photos
Nov 3, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post Vigilante lovers; Incoming from Li Araki ᠅ 10.31.16
"Hi, It's a photo copy of a vintage paper back turned into a postcard; sent by Li Araki in NYC. (^__________^)"
Nov 2, 2016
Dean aka Artist in Seine commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post Vigilante lovers; Incoming from Li Araki ᠅ 10.31.16
"Hi, Not sure what this is.  Is it a book with more inside?  Thanks for blogging.  Very intriguing."
Nov 2, 2016
Alan Brignull commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post A Bat Flew In; Incoming from Miss Polly in Portland / PDXCC ᠅ 10.31.16
"How disappointing, I was excited to think my work was out in the wild, being used on the other side of the globe."
Nov 1, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post A Bat Flew In; Incoming from Miss Polly in Portland / PDXCC ᠅ 10.31.16
"@Alan : That was your mail situated next to Miss Polly's. Sorry for the confusion! But I love them and I blogged them earlier. Not sure if you saw the post. (^_________^) THANK YOU! "
Nov 1, 2016
PATRICIA LANDON commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post The Green Haunting; Incoming from P. Landon ᠅ 10.31.16
"oops,duly noted ,no omar"
Nov 1, 2016
Alan Brignull commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post A Bat Flew In; Incoming from Miss Polly in Portland / PDXCC ᠅ 10.31.16
"Hey, I printed those railway stamps! How they travel the world!"
Nov 1, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent posted blog posts
Nov 1, 2016
Karalie left a comment for A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
"Thanks for the info!!   MA heading your way. :o)"
Oct 30, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent posted blog posts
Oct 30, 2016
A s l ı, The Turkish Agent commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post First issuance of an artistamp via Aslıpost for the San Francisco Correspondence Co-Op, 10.23.16 ᠅ Bela Lugosi lives!
"@Gü Thank you!!"
Oct 30, 2016
commented on A s l ı, The Turkish Agent's blog post First issuance of an artistamp via Aslıpost for the San Francisco Correspondence Co-Op, 10.23.16 ᠅ Bela Lugosi lives!
"Fantastic!"
Oct 28, 2016
Toni Hanner -- tonipoet left a comment for A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
"I am interested A s l i, although i probably wouldn't be able to attend many meetings since I live quite a ways from Portland. I would love to know more. Thanks!"
Oct 28, 2016
Karalie left a comment for A s l ı, The Turkish Agent
"Hi! I saw your post on the PDXCC on Toni's comment. I would love the info on the group. I am fairly new to mail art, but I love the outlet it gives me!  Would love to exchange if interested. :o)"
Oct 28, 2016

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At 10:43pm on January 27, 2017, Jan Hodgman said…

your friend request kept slipping away somehow. hope to exchange mail soon!

At 2:57am on December 17, 2016, Karalie said…

Goodies received!  Thank you!!  I love the holiday theme, and that Buddha sticker is awesome!!! Safe travels! If you're in PDX, give me a shout, would love to meet for coffee. :O)

At 3:23am on October 30, 2016, Karalie said…

Thanks for the info!!  

MA heading your way. :o)

At 7:18am on October 28, 2016, Toni Hanner -- tonipoet said…
I am interested A s l i, although i probably wouldn't be able to attend many meetings since I live quite a ways from Portland. I would love to know more. Thanks!
At 4:32am on October 28, 2016, Karalie said…

Hi! I saw your post on the PDXCC on Toni's comment. I would love the info on the group. I am fairly new to mail art, but I love the outlet it gives me! 

Would love to exchange if interested. :o)

At 8:43pm on October 25, 2016, Mail Art Martha said…

Do you think they may be undercover agents?

At 8:42pm on October 25, 2016, Mail Art Martha said…

Not only I have two small supermarkets authentically Turkish within some ten minutes in the bus but a Turkish restaurant right at the corner of my road. We here in London are multicultural which I hope will remain so. Now that I remember there is another near by too, and would you believe it? a Turkish barber! I cannot imagine what is the difference with an English one.

At 11:05am on October 21, 2016, Mail Art Martha said…

I have been eating aubergines everyday during my holidays in Catalonia and there I came upon a recipe for a dish from Italy which as soon as I try it I will send to you with the appraisal.First I have to get to my local Turkish supermarket were they have the best veg and fruit.

I will have to do a picture of the dish or it would not be mail art.

At 8:52pm on October 19, 2016, Mail Art Martha said…

Hi;Turkish Agent. I am so thrilled to have a spy as a friend, wow!
Although I am surprised that there are not any Turkish dishes in the list of your interests. I love anything with patlican in it. 

I agree with your political non commitment, that is why I campaign for an independent London, with lots of Turkish restaurants in it.

At 11:38pm on October 3, 2016, Li Araki said…

Thank you so much for the wonderful card!  The bookcover looks so much like the Church of the Transfiguration on 29th Street in New York.

At 4:09pm on September 28, 2016, anamerari said…

I will send a mail art....

At 1:45am on September 22, 2016, Hagitha Krystal said…

Good to know you received my mail art.  I followed you on Twitter.  My Twitter account is pretty new, so I'm thrilled to find people to follow.

At 9:34am on September 12, 2016, Terry Reid said…

At 9:29am on September 12, 2016, Terry Reid said…

When I saw the American Embassy had a Turkish Agent, I was certain they would welcome a nom de français such as Terry Reid de Plume.

At 6:14am on September 10, 2016, Terry Reid said…

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At 6:13am on September 10, 2016, Terry Reid said…

Dear Nome d'Arte,  Are you an agent for the eating of Turkish delights?  Istanbul may have the Grand Mosque, but Sydney yodels back with the Opera House.  Your pixel pal, Terry Reid de Plume

At 6:33am on September 7, 2016, Mary Jo Cartledgehayes said…

Thanks for letting me know. I hope you liked the art. :)

At 3:26pm on August 26, 2016, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Dear agent, I was, I´m , I´ll be ready when you are.  Nice to have you on borad again!

At 5:43pm on August 25, 2016, Debra Mulnick said…

Thanks for your friend request. As Patricio says, I'm ready when you are!

I look forward to seeing you in the mail.

At 2:28pm on August 25, 2016, Amy Irwen said…
How intriguing! Thank you for friending....
 
 
 

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