October 2014 Blog Posts (192)

Postal strike continues...11th week

The strike is now at the point where there are no international small mail stamps available in any of the post offices in my area including the main one! The strikers are being cleverly strategic in shutting off the supply of stamps to the post offices just when people are starting to send Christmas cards. There are really interesting stories behind the strike with allegations of rampant corruption and mismanagement. But I wish they would resolve it already. I am suffering from mail art…

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Added by Petrolpetal on October 28, 2014 at 6:57pm — 1 Comment

CAT MAIL and Cactus from Lynne Gurnee

Now this is "spike"y looking ...meow :-)

but a very peaceful kitkat indeed on this card from Lynne.

And the flip side also has a dear cat...with bees!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 28, 2014 at 3:10pm — 1 Comment

AUTUMN from Mary Grellner

Nice doggie sticker on Mary's (Christmas?) envelope.

Reminds me of "Loukanikos", our famous stray "riot dog" in Athens:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 28, 2014 at 3:10pm — 1 Comment

Thom Courcelle: Priory Limericks

I had written Thom off as disappearing into the great white clouds of Vermont.  BUT HE'S BACK !  Maybe just to pop his head up for air, maybe for longer.  In any case this had made me very happy.  Thank you Thom.…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 28, 2014 at 9:34am — 3 Comments

Katerina Nikoltsou: Bits of Heleen de Vaan

A bit from Holland and a bit from Greece.

The story could be made into a film, but who would get the royalties?…

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 28, 2014 at 9:12am — 2 Comments

Erni Bar : The Back Side of Dick Tracy

You've seen the front side; http://iuoma-network.ning.com/profiles/blogs/erni-bar-is-dick-tracy

But here is the back side.  The names have changed, but the threat is still real. …

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Added by Dean aka Artist in Seine on October 28, 2014 at 9:01am — 4 Comments

"Typewriter Art" - A Book Received from Fatima Queiroz (Gonzaga-Santos, Brazil)

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Cover of Typewriter Art by IUOMA member Fatima Queiroz (Gonzaga-Santos, Brazil)

October 27, 2014 - The visual poetry and mail-art networks have been interconnected for many years; books and zines are frequently…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 28, 2014 at 1:34am — 5 Comments

work from DVS

Added by Jack Oudyn on October 28, 2014 at 1:06am — 4 Comments

Woman in gold from South Africa ,thank you Petrolpetal !

Added by Lorella on October 27, 2014 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Lorella

From Italia. A big envelope full of wonderful scribbles and bright colors. Thank you,…

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Added by Carina on October 27, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

It arrived! It is 3-D! It is BLUE ...from Ruud!

There it is! 6x2cm delicate little beauty :-)

A 3-D hi-tech BLUE envelope.

It wil not be tossed away in a mail…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 27, 2014 at 3:07pm — 2 Comments

Kerri Pullo's "Selected Asemics" Released! Includes Collabs with Guido Vermeulen

https://www.scribd.com/doc/244478785/SELECTED-ASEMICS-by-Kerri-Pullo

MinXus-Lynxus is thrilled to announce the publication of our sixth e-book: Selected Asemics by Kerri Pullo.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 26, 2014 at 5:27pm — 2 Comments

Katarina Nikoltsou sent a remember of Guido Vermeulen

Yes we miss him !also in the social context of iuoma, he was one of the first who said hello on my side and not only on mine! And yes I miss his inks and his originality, even if we we had only few contacts.

 

Added by Frieder Speck on October 26, 2014 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

A new one from Petropetal!

Thanks for this beautiful upright mail I will send some Mehl back

Added by Frieder Speck on October 26, 2014 at 3:56pm — 1 Comment

Matthew Stolte sends a packet full

Stamping on the evelope is...? and inside is this "letter" stamped-collage card...great colors:

Matthew uses found "letter" trash pieces and prints them...super texture, too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 26, 2014 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

Heleen sends ORANGE for mail art making

Heleen says that there is no mail art inside, 

but the envelope is a work of art

Beautiful designs and colors,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 26, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments

FAB Collage by R.F. Cote (Sainte-Flavie, Quebec, Canada)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member R.F. Cote (Sainte-Flavie, Quebec, Canada)

October 25, 2015 - R.F. Cote sent me a stunning, original collage. This large postcard-size work is very topical as anyone…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 25, 2014 at 7:00pm — 2 Comments

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