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Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
I'm enjoy sharing my art and having an artist/poet support network which is more important to my creativity then institutional attention, which is often more stifling then supportive. These days, mail-art is more the NORM for me then the creation of art objects. I've been working more in 2-D with graphics software anyway, and that is well suited to creating small book editions and mailart multiples. My spouse, John M. Bennett, and I were able to meet Clemente Padin & other Latin American visual poets/ experimental writers in 2008 in Montevideo Uruguay, and to enjoy Paris France with Nicolas Carras and Alan Revich for a week. In 2009 we presented visual poetry in Mexico City at the X Bieniel, and since then also at Montevideo, UR and Buenos Aires, AR. In 2011, flux fests enabled us to perform fluxus scores in Chicago (between 2011-2017 six Chicago Fluxfests!) and NYC; and at Roanoke VA MAF and now, AfterMAF annual events, plus the occasional Minneapolis gigs via Musicmaster and MN Book Arts events. I've became more involved with artist stamps when I helped Ginny Lloyd to research/edit articles for a book about 30 women artistamp creators who've contributed to her artistamp archive. It is listed at Around the same time (end of Sept.'12) Fantagraphics released The Last Vispo (1998-2009) for which I'm one of four contributing editors. Both those editing opportunities came about because of a desire to stay active and involved with the network.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
C Mehrl Bennett
137 Leland Ave.
Columbus OH 43214

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Posted on January 18, 2017 at 4:18pm 1 Comment

Mailart Spreadsheet Documentation

Posted on March 15, 2016 at 8:55pm 3 Comments

Per spreadsheet documentation I've maintained the past 13 months: Approximately 50 mail artists correspond with me with an average of 7 exchanges per contact during that same period. (There were many exchanges I did not average in, because only one or two exchanges occurred in this period, which may've been submissions to M.A. exhibits/projects; also, I threw out the highest exchange mail artist, Otto Sherman, for purposes of averaging m.a. exchanges.) 

This spreadsheet…


Letter started, never finished or mailed, to mailartist Lon Spiegelman from 1985:

Posted on June 27, 2015 at 10:46pm 3 Comments

Dear Spiegelman,

I don't really know that the mailart community is all that interested in our live little mailart product, but since you made such a big deal out of Ben Bennett's birth when guest editing Judith Hoffberg's Umbrella newsletter, I can understand how you might want to follow up on it. Your son, Lon, is one of the main events of your life, so you can appreciate Ben's impact on us. Yet I tell you, the majority of artists I meet in the live social scene of Columbus…


Documentation for THE 70 PROJECT

Posted on October 16, 2012 at 12:15pm 0 Comments

As The 70 Project winds down, I count mailart receipts from nearly 190 mailartists in 22 countries!

The Oct. 12 deadline (John M. Bennett's 70th birthday) has come&gone.

THANKYOU ALL & an address list of pARTicipants will follow soon!

Documentation and links to video and Facebook photo albums from the 70th Birthday performance of John's poetry

and the release party in Ohio for THE LAST VISPO visual poetry anthology and for the CD: Pico Modolo



The 70 Project

Posted on August 13, 2012 at 5:30pm 3 Comments

PLEASE send mailart on the theme of 70 and/or John M Bennett to:

The 70 Project c/o C Mehrl Bennett

137 Leland Ave

Columbus OH 43214


John is a well known experimental poet and visual poet, head of Luna Bisonte Prods, and will be turning 70 mid-October 2012. John likes…


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At 10:43pm on March 7, 2018, Sabela Baña said…

Thanks. I Received you wonderfull mail. Tomorrow I send you my mail art. Please when I received send  e-mail. 

At 6:49pm on March 1, 2018, Sabela Baña said…

Thanks. I hope you mail art. My adress. Sabela Baña

C/Posse nº 28-1º E

   15009 A Coruña


At 4:14am on June 16, 2017, Bob Jones said…
At 4:12am on June 16, 2017, Bob Jones said…
Greetings...If of interest
At 4:23pm on May 11, 2017, Angie said…

Hi! Thanks for the friendliness and I look forward to getting your artistamps. I'll send you something tooooooooooo

At 10:24am on April 11, 2017, Carina said…

Hello Visual Mom! Greetings from Finland. :)

At 8:06pm on June 17, 2016, stripygoose said…

Thanks for the fluxfest Chicago card and for announcing bird's safe arrival. Check out the other arrivals here bird arrivals blog

The next 365 project is just starting the chicken series

Thanks for being part of the project!

At 7:55pm on April 19, 2016, Celestino Neto said…

Convocatória 2st Edition of Engraving Post

At 4:56pm on March 16, 2016, stripygoose said…

You're on the 365 list - thanks for joining in, friend!

At 11:14pm on July 20, 2015, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

Thank you for the collab  calligraphics and goodies!

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