June 2011 Blog Posts (198)

The World is A Town Bruno Neiva

For sure, The World MAY be a Town, but in Bruno's world town its camouflaged. And thats Bruno - isn't it? Convolutions, crumpling and re-opening. Recycling.  Half hidden - or is that re-hidden? Half quiet, half loud, all sealed. …

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Added by cheryl penn on June 22, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Museum Picnic

"4 Senses" mail-art initiative was designated as winner at Museum Picnick 2011 
(took place at 22nd May in Togliatti).

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Added by Yana Yaroshevskaya on June 21, 2011 at 11:05am — No Comments

News about project

An exghibition of mail-art project "4 Senses" will be at Museum Picnic at 22nd May 2011.

Museum Picnic is an annual cultural event invented and developed by Togliatti Museum of Regional History. It will be 15th anniversary of Museum Picnic this year. Museum Picnic listed in Wikipedia as Togliatti's and Samara region's local peculiarity.  Museum Picnic is a competition of sociocultural projects intended for development of region and just a festival for urban community. Picnic's audience is… Continue

Added by Yana Yaroshevskaya on June 21, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

From Diane Keys - Its a Wrap

Diane sent this very well made card - proof -  it journeyed  unscathed through the post. A feat in itself! Sandwiched between two cards is flimsy plastic - Diane's continual nod to TrashPo. Echoing the work of Marie Wintzer (I think Diane?) , the front is carefully stitched in color coded cotton. There is  slight mutilation to the black painted board where the stitches enter and leave. A memory mark.  Its a FAB for sure - thank you Diane :-) X …

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Added by cheryl penn on June 21, 2011 at 9:29am — 5 Comments

To Mère Ubu from Le Grigstaire

The other day I picked up an envelope from Le Gristaire. It wasn't for me, it was for that rock star Mère Ubu (I know there is also a Père UHU walking around, laugh!). She doesn't live here anymore but I bumped into her at the supermarket today, she says thanks!…

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Added by Marie Wintzer on June 21, 2011 at 12:31am — 27 Comments

Local Lowdown - from Andy T. Geezer

A nice news collage from Andy T. Geezer, with an Asian twist. My first postcard from him, thank you very much Andy!…

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Added by Marie Wintzer on June 21, 2011 at 12:28am — No Comments

Neil Gordon

Thanks for all the Mail-Art! ... And i'm sending you some , on the way soon!! !! Thanks to arttower,douglas galloway,i'm a superhero,KDJ.loreana lopez cantell

Added by Neil Gordon on June 20, 2011 at 7:24pm — No Comments

mail art postcard

From Jon Foster

Added by Kyra Matustik on June 20, 2011 at 5:35pm — 2 Comments

Stunning Prana Piece from Helder Coelho Dias

I was so excited to receive this piece from Helder's new series. It is so fluid and sensuous, with the weaving and everything interlaced. I really love it and what wasn't obvious to me at first, is that he used the outline of the piece on the front of the envelope.… Continue

Added by DKULT on June 20, 2011 at 4:28pm — 2 Comments

Cheryl Penn How Text Lies from South Africa

Cheryl Penn communicates in a mysterious way, perhaps asking the viewer of her image to "read" it based on the knowledge background he/she brings to it. Combining torn text, a photo of text, sewing in red zig zag lines, she stamps the message: How Text Lies.

Overall her work is engaging, complex, and challenging. The work I show here came in a brightly painted envelop with Ruud Janssen's "zalop" on it. In addition, Cheryl treated me to an entire string of South African fish stamps…

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Added by Ruth Schowalter on June 20, 2011 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Arttower 2011 Mail Art Matters

Mail Art Definitely Matters! Art MATTERS! Hallelujah for art, art makers, and artful matters!…

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Added by Ruth Schowalter on June 20, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Received from I'm a superhero (and i can like fly and shit)

 

Added by liketelevisionsnow on June 20, 2011 at 1:33pm — No Comments

RECEIVED: Illuminated Mail-Art from Asemics 16 Contributor KDJ (Orlando, Florida, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member KDJ (Orlando, Florida, USA)

 

June 19, 2011 - KDJ is a talented mail-artist who works in many different areas. Lately she has become involved with the asemic writers gathered here at the IUOMA. She's…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 20, 2011 at 12:43pm — 3 Comments

Fun boekie from Thom Courcelle...SUPER HEROES!

This is a fun read and I enjoyed the "comics" so much!

and with these drawings, too…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Kouros from South Africa...another striking drawing by Lesley M. Fraser

Thank you. Lesley for another beautiful drawing of Thani!

I had just spent the past week in the Athens

 Archaeological Museum viewing a kouros or two or three or...

Great vintage altered card! Many thanks!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Winged Heart sent a mini-masterpiece...in hand-made envelope

Only 6x9 centimeters, it amazes me how this gem was not lost in the Greek postal system!

But it arrived safely and is much appreciated. Lovely envelope, too1

Thank you very much, Winged…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Faye from Val....and a cactus too!

What a beauty! thank you Val!

I think that the eye of Dunaway may have gotten a rip-tear from the postal machine...or is it a "tear"?

...and where or where did you get that lovely cactus stamp, hmmmm?

And the flip-side is FAB! Love the comment-comics ;-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on June 20, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Rose McGuinn of Plush Possum Studio's Work on Paper

Hallelujah for exciting artists like Rose McGuinn who carefully assembles an art book from varied pieces of paper that have been painted, cut and trimmed in exciting ways and hand sewn together. What is her message? Is it intuitive? Is it beauty that asks to be touched and read for what it is? Thanks Rose!…

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Added by Ruth Schowalter on June 20, 2011 at 3:19am — No Comments

Sh shshsh!

 

     (It's on it's way after all!)

Added by Elaine Asplind Russell on June 20, 2011 at 3:17am — No Comments

Jenny England's Greeting from Australia!

What a great surprise to receive Jenny's work all the way from the opposite side of the globe! I was absolutely delighted to get this sweet bird peering into my life here in Decatur, Georgia, USA, from Sydney! Thank you Jenny for sending me such a well-executed drawing! Could you please tell me what kind of bird this… Continue

Added by Ruth Schowalter on June 20, 2011 at 2:39am — No Comments

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