July 2010 Blog Posts (52)

100th Anniversary of Airmail Mail Art Call

Airmail 100 Mail Art Invitation

You are invited be part of the historic 100th anniversary celebrations of the beginning of airmail by creating a piece of airmail mail art and sending it to the Modesto Art Museum for the international exhibition in January and February 2011. Just follow the directions below.

Mail Art Theme: airmail, the beginning of airmail, future airmail, some aspect of airmail, faux historic airmail, zeppelins, space airmail, fantasy airmail,…

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Added by Bob Barzan on July 12, 2010 at 5:02am — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Kris Naylor



MA Kris Naylor sent me a beautiful hand crafted piece with ink imprints over text as secured by gel medium. Unique hand stamping and lettering complete the piece. Celebrating Big Sky & Dark Sky of Arizona, it is one of the US States I hope to visit and photograph.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 11, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Cascadia Artpost



Am always excited to receive political MA that speaks to contemporary issues. The state of affairs here n the USA and our dependence of oil is obvious. As an outsider now living in the USA, I am often quite shocked by the difference in attitudes between Canada and the USA. Yet, we Canadians are equally dependent on fossil fuels and contribute to…

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Added by Julian Grant on July 11, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Honoring The Shadow - Aronson



Received a nice set of shadow puppets on paper plus this call honoring the shadow in all of us. I am a big fan of shadow shows and silhouette puppetry and these characters are a nice addition to my collection.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 11, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Nicholas Antoine



Received a hand inked addition to a vintage style postcard for Italian MA Nicholas Antoine. Lovely paper and ink work - but no regular mail addy - I'm always surprised when artists will contribute such beautiful work and not allow reciprocation. I emailed him and requested a regular post address and sent him a digital piece of my own art - yet I feel it lacks the permanence and beauty…

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Added by Julian Grant on July 11, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

A Treasure from the Box

I received a very cool collage piece from Mad Madge the other day. Love it. Thanks Madge!

Added by Kris Naylor on July 11, 2010 at 5:52pm — No Comments

Coralette Damme's Mail Art

Added by mad madge on July 9, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Received Art Mail - Lily Allium

Have been remiss in posting this. Was out of the country and found this incredibly intricate MA package from LA. What a treat. An oatmeal can wrapped in a paper collage complete with paper swan origami inside. A personal note completed the package.





This level of work is so inspiring. It encourages me to be more demanding in my own work and to send out MA that truly does make…

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Added by Julian Grant on July 9, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

VISUAL POETRY PROJECT

Free size end medium. Deadline is 15 September 2010. Doc to all and exhibition at the UNESP University.

Send contributions to: Thiago Buoro, Rue Boa Esperança do Sul 441 - casa A, Quitandinha - Araraquara/ SP, 14800-020 BRASIL.

Added by Guido Vermeulen on July 8, 2010 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Stamp Camera - concept only - but what a concept

http://gizmodo.com/5578493/camera-stamps-glorify-their-own-obsolescence

Came across this earlier today and instantly wanted it . If it was possible.... That would be wonderful.

Added by Julian Grant on July 3, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

Review of John Bennett's Neolipic

Ron Silliman recently posted an announcement on his blog of the release of John M. Bennett’s Neolipic. The fact that Silliman linked the book seemed an event deserving some small celebration, but then he does make an attempt to present a variety of perspectives.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on July 2, 2010 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Received Art Mail - Austin Wills James

Received handmade MA postcard from AWJ in Dallas. Front is a clever montage sealed in packing tape (love that stuff).





Reverse makes the eternal statement and is capped with red ink drawing and embellishments. Thanks AWJ, nice stuff.…



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Added by Julian Grant on July 2, 2010 at 1:50am — 3 Comments

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