January 2011 Blog Posts (189)

A Blog for Ruud Jannssen - ZALOP

Mail Art Received first week of January 2011.

Ok - I got a word - a LARGE FLUXUS WORD from Ruud - an EXCLAMATION word - know what I mean?

My task I  believe is to promote this as a word and determine meaning for this word. Promote - tick - I'm starting a Group.  Meaning - tick - ZALOP means "ABSOLUTELY NOT NO WAY NEVER NADA NIX". It is to be said in an EMPHATIC…


Added by cheryl penn on January 8, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

A Blog for Marcia Cirillo - Lost in Transit.

Mail Art received 1st Week Jan 2011.

O dear sometimes this happens? A kind of ZALOP (see next blog) envelope hits your post box.  I received this from Marcia Cirillo:

I didn't need to open it - it was already open, frayed open.

"You will find…


Added by cheryl penn on January 8, 2011 at 1:31pm — 3 Comments

Received: Cryptic Collage Mail-Art from Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)


Mail-art by IUOMA member Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)


January 7, 2011 - Jon Foster has been producing what are, IMHO, a series of tremendous mail-art collages recently. Many of them are on…


Added by De Villo Sloan on January 8, 2011 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Fluxus card and traveling mum - from Roland Halbritter

Most of you will recognize the text painting that characterize Ben Vautier's art ( "L'art est inutile. Rentrez chez vous" - art is… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on January 8, 2011 at 1:55am — 6 Comments

A snowy Christmas mail with the scent of roses - from Yara-Colette Lemke de Faria

Yara-Colette's snail has brought me a delightful piece of Berliner Christmas. Warm and cosy with this big smile under the Christmas… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on January 8, 2011 at 1:51am — No Comments

Lisa Malmar's Tag

Here is a tag featuring a painting of a Freshwater Pike called "This is the one that got away". You may not be able to tell from the scan, but it is painted with a metalic paint that realy makes it come alive. Also it arrived in a great envelope.…


Added by Larned Justin on January 7, 2011 at 5:20pm — No Comments

A blog post for Angie Cope Whacked by an Alpha Male in the Mail

It has been a whack of a mail week from Angie Cope – FAB! I received her Alpha Man which I have seen alpharing around IUOMA, strutting his stuff. Angie kindly forwarded this from a local newspaper as I think the sculpture on Lake Michigan is fantastic.…


Added by cheryl penn on January 7, 2011 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

My profile picture stickers - from Carla Cryptic

Back to blogging and mailing!

This is an envelope I received before the holidays from Carla Cryptic and it contained... my own profile picture stickers! How sweet, really. I like what you did with this picture, Carla, I will use them for sure. Thanks for taking the time to be so creative!…


Added by Marie Wintzer on January 7, 2011 at 2:42am — 5 Comments

Taped wishes (project 365 nr 23) - from Katerina Nikoltsou

Holiday greetings from Katerina Nikoltsou! This is number 23 of project 365. Still such a long way to go... I am really admiring the stamina of the "365 people", I could never take on such work and stick to it. …


Added by Marie Wintzer on January 7, 2011 at 2:30am — No Comments

PGCE Secondary Art and Design 2010-11 Mail Art Exhibition (Roehampton University Library 7-14 January, 2010)

The PGCE Secondary Art and Desgin MailArt group has beenset up in response or rather to counter the online networking communicationthat prevails in all workplaces and institutions of education and is inspired(ironically) by Andy Hoang, E learning advisor and artist, who is involved in awider global mailart group himself.


The aim of the project is for students to keep in…


Added by andytgeezer on January 6, 2011 at 6:19pm — No Comments

'Real Men Don't Eat Quiche / Send Post-Cards' curtesy of VAL H

This is a delightful and hilarious surprise and - very witty :)… Continue

Added by Laurence on January 6, 2011 at 4:12pm — 11 Comments

YES ! So here is swinx collage ! :)

Thanks for this swinx and for sending My First Journal to me - epiphanies a-plenty !



Added by Laurence on January 6, 2011 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Problem with pictures downloading in Blog here

I have problem.


When I press to write a blog it is not down-loading the 'programme' to enable me to add pictures.


I don't know what to do except keep trying - but for how long. It used to be fine.  Also the same thing sometimes happens when wanting to include an image in a  pm.


Any thoughts / help appreicated (I wasnt sure who or where else to ask).





When people send me ma I like to include…


Added by Laurence on January 6, 2011 at 1:12pm — 6 Comments

Intriguing work from Rani in Minneapolis

Added by Laurence on January 5, 2011 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Chucked through the atmosphere by Jon Foster, USA--The Blue Planet

The tape n peel technique continues in this nifty mail art by Jon. He used an old NASA post card whose title and description lends a cosmic tone to this piece. I like the text and the muscles melded in there, and not a speck of blue to be seen. Gracias Jon…


Added by Bifidus Jones on January 5, 2011 at 6:03pm — 3 Comments

New Year 2011 brings BEAUTIFUL BIRD from Ahmet in Turkey! Many thanks, kardesim!

and envelopes with holiday greetings and stamps, too

Always a treat to have mail art from Izmir, Turkey!

Thank you muchly,…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 5, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

A Blog Post for Marie from Richmond, VA, USA A Bright Green World

Mai Art received last week of December 2010.

Marie has been very quiet - nice to see you back :-)

This is Marie's contribution to The World is a Town Project.  I confess to being a little stymied?? But, I'm keen on keeping everything intact and green - the starry world of the un-intact goat. Thanks Marie - good to hear from you…


Added by cheryl penn on January 5, 2011 at 9:42am — 2 Comments

Received Lin Collette's letter over the Holidays!

Added by Natasha Jabre on January 5, 2011 at 3:09am — No Comments

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