April 2010 Blog Posts (86)

received from walter pennacchi

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received from horst baur

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received from elke grundmann

Added by treena on April 11, 2010 at 6:50pm — No Comments

Mail art or mail craft?

I have been giving this some thought, and I think that mail art might actually be a genre within which the boundaries between art and craft are so blurred that they actually cease to matter/exist at all (stamp-carving - indisputably a craft - is, after all, one of the mainstays of the mail art movement). For example, a piece of cross stitch that has been stamped, addressed and mailed holds just as much weight, in the mail art world, as an oil-painted envelope. This thought makes me happy,…

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Added by TangleCrafts on April 11, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Wine Corks Mailart Project

Send your old wine corks (preferably non plastic) to Planet Dada where they will be used to power the AMAZING Interquantum Interstellar STARSHIP Engine and allow another glimpse of that strange and golden planet!



No Returns, No Fees, No Judgmental Remarks ! Project ends 31.12.10 with documentation at planetdada.co.uk so may all my fellow mail…

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Added by Sean Woodward on April 11, 2010 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Friends & Faux Artistamp/Postcard Project

This is my latest project, beginning April 2010. I will be sending out postcards with one of my own faux postage stamps attached, plus spaces for a gallery of 'additions'. The postcards will travel from person to person, until the gallery is full, and then I will put a zine together from the completed (and probably some MIA) postcards, to document the project.

PM me with your postal address, if you would like to receive one of the postcards, and find out how to receive a FREE copy of…

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Added by TangleCrafts on April 11, 2010 at 12:00pm — 4 Comments

Going Postal ATC/Zine Project

Going Postal is a new project, started in 2010. I am asking for contributions of postal/mail art-themed ATCs. In return, all participants will receive a free mini-zine, featuring their work, plus 2 more project contributions. The first mini-zine is available here, the second is in preparation, and the 3rd, 4th & 5th will be not too far behind!

This project is an homage to my own obsession for all things postal, combined with curiosity about the different…

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Added by TangleCrafts on April 11, 2010 at 11:56am — 1 Comment

Handwoven Postcard Project

This is my oldest mail art (mail craft?) project, although being of a somewhat specialist nature, has not had many entries so far! But it's ongoing, so that's fine :-)

You can find the full details here, on my blog, There's even a download/printable postcard weaving loom template!

Added by TangleCrafts on April 11, 2010 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

994 members and counting

Seems like soon the 1000th IUOMA-member will join out group. If he/she leave an address he/she will receive a lovely present from the Union.

Ruud Janssen

Added by Ruud Janssen on April 11, 2010 at 8:52am — No Comments

Letters of Fiction

I am hoping perhaps some of my Mail Art friends will be interested in this project. I am wishing to join not only letter writing but creative writing. It is artistic in its own right. You can see the Letters of Fiction website for more information on the project. You can also contact me.

Thanks for looking!

Added by Ambrosia Jefferson on April 9, 2010 at 10:56am — No Comments

My Mailbox Runneth Over!

My mailbox has been gifted with loads of fun and delightful sendings from everywhere! Kris and I have had a ball going through it all. Actually, she's in DC right now, but I post it on my art blog for her to see and participate in the fun! I'm also posting received art to the sidebar there, under the heading "mail art received." Without further ado...



This came…
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Added by sharon kennick on April 9, 2010 at 3:46am — No Comments

First IOUMA rec'd ! Thank you Bifidus!

Added by Nikki Soppelsa on April 7, 2010 at 4:18am — No Comments

Billete de un Sope - Libro 12

Added by Samuel Montalvetti on April 6, 2010 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Mail-art call: Memorable Movie Moments

Memorable Movie Moments



What is your favorite quote from a movie? Share it with the rest of us

and illustrate it :)

If you can't decide on an actual quote, you can also share a particular

scene or even make an 'alternative' poster for your favorite movie.

You can also add a short explanation about why this particular

quote/scene/movie is important to you.



Deadline: May 31st

Size and technique free, no fee, no jury, no returns.

Works will… Continue

Added by ivana rezek on April 6, 2010 at 3:29pm — 1 Comment

received from MIm Golub

Added by treena on April 4, 2010 at 7:48pm — No Comments

received from Torma Cauli

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received from Michel Della Vedova

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received from Angela Behrendt

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CAR'S 3RD MAILART SHOW- APRIL 16TH TO APRIL 30TH

LANAUDIERE is a region located an hour north of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Every year the literary association presents an event to introduce the local writers and other artists of the word and communication.



This year, CAR is introducing mailart to this event by offering its 3rd mailart show. All received mailart of the past year and from the other two shows will be shown during this event. Also, I will be introducing Circulaire 132, a Quebec-City based mailart zine edited monthly… Continue

Added by Chantal Laurin on April 3, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

Trying to be more active :)

I make most of my posts at my mail blog Birth of a Notion but I want to be more out there in the mail art community too. So i thought I would post a couple things here. My camera sucks but I have started using my scanner :D…

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Added by Ambrosia Jefferson on April 2, 2010 at 8:23am — No Comments

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