July 2012 Blog Posts (233)

Stormy weather... from Val, France

Interesting postcard from Val! Filmfestival on the ice, a famous ship that went down after an encounter with an iceberg, a belated invitation to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Dinner (stuffed turkeys not allowed)... sparkling collage that gets my imagination working. Thank you,…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 29, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments

Michael Harford's CD

Michael and I have been exchanging music and various other things and he always manages to include some mail art in his packaging but the CD was first art-only project. And, as it turns out the first CD he's sent through the mail which came through without incident or cancellation. He's make good use of some of them old Time mags ads when men always wore suits and came equipped…

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Added by David Stafford on July 28, 2012 at 10:05pm — 1 Comment

Dean Marks vs the Queen of England

The story I'm telling myself is: I haven't blogged this before because I was waiting for the spectacular Olympic opening to give it a little extra push for relevance. That's my story. For those of you who did not see the four hour over the top extravaganza (all three of you) it's worth a youtubation to see the Queen parachute into the stadium, her dour smile as…

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Added by David Stafford on July 28, 2012 at 9:41pm — 8 Comments

Nadine Wendell Mojica and the Oxnard MoMA of Many Wonders

Things are picking up at the Oxnard MoMA where Nadine Wendell Mojica is Staff Historian when she is not in a self-induced coma. Luckily, as a resident of the Bautista Assisted Living Facility I get the newsletter which is packed with info. The envelope isn't too shabby either....Lots to chew on here and...…

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Added by David Stafford on July 28, 2012 at 9:28pm — 1 Comment

Eu não posso viver sem você_Sidnei Piedade

         Eu não poderia amanhecer sem seu amor, sem jamais sonhar, sentir e esperar. Não posso dizer adeus, me entregar prá solidão...pois te amo e te quero no meu coração. Não posso viver sem seu amor, sem ele nada sou...pois tu conheces o meu…
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Added by Sidnei Piedade on July 28, 2012 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Proyecto MIRADAS Y POSTALES Por la NO violencia hacia las mujeres

Hola gente hermosa,me gustaría invitarlos en este proyecto de arte postal ,que trata de visibilizar la violencia de las mujeres en el mundo,formando a ser partes de la concientización y el quiebre de la censura política y medíatica.

Las postales serán mostradas en el encuentro de artistas y agrupaciones por la no violencia hacia las mujeres que organizo para noviembre,donde estarán montadas en una instalación artística.

Este proyecto tendra una muestra itinerante por 10 paises ,…

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Added by olgacorrales on July 28, 2012 at 4:05pm — No Comments

Isle of Joy from Bifidus, USA

Global Mail Art from Bifidus. Stamps from Indonesia and USA, fragments of maps from Afrika and my guess is, the monk is from Ireland or Great Britain? Beautiful composition. Thank you, Bifidus.

Added by Suus in Mokum on July 28, 2012 at 10:38am — No Comments

手工制作再生纸

用废纸再次打成浆,手工制作再生纸,再印上我蚀刻完成的铜版画,…

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Added by nijianming on July 28, 2012 at 7:12am — 4 Comments

will he suck all the wrong milk

Added by yves maraux on July 27, 2012 at 5:18pm — 1 Comment

brilliant collage + flUxus booklets from Argentina

Ach, I forget the stellar envelope!:…

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Added by Claire (aka Cleo) on July 27, 2012 at 1:00am — 3 Comments

Received from Cheryl Penn, South Africa--Ad Hoc Paper Stained Glass Window

"Kilometers of Sky Scraping". You gotta love that, and "The filtering paper glass". Another great line. Cheryl's cryptic work is at once beautiful,…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 26, 2012 at 9:53pm — 5 Comments

First Mail Art from Pucelilina, Belgium

Pucelilina sent me this colourful composition with felt letters and nice message. And I will receive more Mail Art from her soon ;)) Her dad liked my painted postcard very much, so on Pucelilina's special request I sent him one as well. Mail Art really makes me and others smile! Thank you…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 26, 2012 at 5:51pm — 1 Comment

Thom Courcelle: Trashpo book Part I - Transpo in Seattle - The start of something big from Thom

The start of a long voyage with Thom begins here.  Fly into Seattle and you'll never want to leave after reading this Trashpo book.

And you are ever so right, Beware of ferries that offer you a ride in their car.  Yell, "Danger stranger"  Except for Dame Mailarta in Victoria.…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on July 26, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Thom Courcelle: Trashpo book Part II - Transpo in Seattle - The start of something big from Thom

And the story continues over water.

I'm sure everyone has a Canoe story.  Some should never be mentioned in a Trashpo book.  Yes, there are limits to Trashpo.

Sail away for 7 days.

Ah now you're talking.  The best way to…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on July 26, 2012 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Thom Courcelle: Trashpo book Part III - Transpo in Seattle - The start of something big from Thom

The Car, where would we be without it now.  So open says me.

At last the car.  At one time it was "The great American dream" to own a car.

The last page and sign off, but wait there is more.  Bits that have fallen out of the Trashpo…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on July 26, 2012 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Blueblueblue

Thank you, Katerina, great!…

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Added by Svenja Wahl on July 25, 2012 at 9:18pm — 3 Comments

Big disappointment in Heidelberg

Heinz Gruenwald had to tell me that due to a budget shortfall my (clandestine) application for a SWMAI was rejected :-(( I can not really understand where the priorities of the chamber of commerce were set, - but I think I have to accept it. (And who is Heinz Gruenwald?? A new mail art friend?? supergreat, I'm still laughing here)…

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Added by Svenja Wahl on July 25, 2012 at 9:13pm — 11 Comments

Received from Sherry Harmes, USA--Whirlpool

Thanks, Sherry!

Added by Bifidus Jones on July 25, 2012 at 4:39pm — 2 Comments

Parisien trashpo book, Claire Dinsmore

A wonderful parcel from Claire, who always puts a part of her heart in the work!

Above two spreads from the trashpo book.…

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Added by Carina on July 25, 2012 at 9:07am — 15 Comments

Super Toll! Cute creatures arrived in Amsterdam, from ArtTower, Germany

Ooooooh, I have been watching other blogs with ArtTower's MailArt-creatures, hoping I would receive one as well... one day. As I remember, ArtTower was one of the first IUOMA-people to welcome me. Can't believe that was only april. Thank you very much, ArtTower. Very pleased to have your MailArt in my…

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Added by Suus in Mokum on July 25, 2012 at 8:29am — No Comments

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