November 2010 Blog Posts (214)

There was a story, and it had (a lot of) holes - for De Villo Sloan


This was my "sorry-I-couldn't-send-you-the-original-TCG-chapter" to Sloan, and my response to his now famous holes in the paper.

Added by Marie Wintzer on November 30, 2010 at 11:47pm — 8 Comments

Special US Postmarks for December

Thought some of you might be interested in these notifications from the USPS:

The Alton, VA, Post Office is offering a special pictorial postmark to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War. Those who can't visit in person can request the postmark free of charge by mail for 30 days.Send the self-addressed, stamped envelope you wish to be canceled to:Postmaster, PO Box 9998, Alton, VA 24520-9998.



Tomorrow, Dec. 1st, the Steamboat Rock, IA, Post Office will offer a… Continue

Added by Elaine B(atgirl) on November 30, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Received: A-List Mail-Art from Lisa Iversen (North Manchester, Indiana, USA)

 

 

Mail-art by IUOMA member Lisa Iversen (North Manchester, Indiana, USA)



November 29, 2010 - A third installment of mail-art from Lisa Iversen arrived in my P.O. box last Saturday. I believe this is part of a series she has done using "Gulliver's Travels" as an…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 30, 2010 at 11:30am — 26 Comments

Международный мэйларт проект "Космическая почта"

ВНИМАНИЕ!!! НАПОМИНАНИЕ!!!

С 16 декабря 2010,16:00 до 15 февраля 2011,10:00, в Центральном музее связи по адресу: СПБ, Почтамтская ул.,7 проходит акция - международный мэйларт проект"Космическая почта"...

Для участия в проекте следует зарегистрироваться по e-mail:serebryakova@rustelecom-museum.ru или bruckmuller@rustelecom-museum.ru, создать художественное произведение по теме и направить его в музей до 30.11.2010 по почте.

Подробнее: размер: 32х25 см, картон, техники: живопись,… Continue

Added by Lyucinda on November 30, 2010 at 11:00am — 15 Comments

Mail from Cityclicker Edvin Lindstrom

Edvin sent 30 kitchen matches to me contained in the box by a rubberband. The idea was to see whether all or any would make it from Sweden to the US. They ALL did! A good experiment Edvin and I surprised by the results.…

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Added by Karen Champlin on November 30, 2010 at 1:51am — 4 Comments

Received from Jon Foster, USA--Now Clone Me

Created with his fingerprint. Cloning you is a tall order, my friend!

Added by Bifidus Jones on November 30, 2010 at 1:45am — 5 Comments

Thank you Jon Foster and Austin James!

I've been away and just got to my post office box today. What a thrill to find mail from Jon Foster and Austin James. I can't figure out how to make text and images wrap for this form, so I've linked the postcard scans, with more details about each… Continue

Added by PostMuse on November 30, 2010 at 12:40am — No Comments

Received Jen Staggs's letter from TX! Today!

Added by Natasha Jabre on November 29, 2010 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Received Cat Day mail art from Cheryl Penn, South Africa

Received the wonderfully natural sights of Cheryl's cats with typwritten notes, kind of nostalgia. Lots of thanks, Cheryl.…

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Added by kozyurt on November 29, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

A refined young lady - from Jen Staggs



Jen's mail is the epitome of vintage. Here she used a card that already had a pretty vintage fragrance (the red flowers), and gave it her own twist. The dress is a pencil work on tracing paper, which gives a nice transparency. But the story really unfolds on the back of the card. It's like opening the doors of a sophisticated and elegant salon of the 18th century.

"A young lady, to be eligible for mariage, was not trained in… Continue

Added by Marie Wintzer on November 29, 2010 at 1:24pm — 20 Comments

Mail art call - Feelings

FEELINGS

This mail art call is a part of the call for artists to participate in the multimedia festival POTOURRI that will take place in Sarajevo in the middle of May 2011.…

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Added by Natasa Stanisic on November 29, 2010 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Received: Valentine Mark Herman is Mail-Art's (Southern) French Connection (Sigean, France)





Mail-art by IUOMA member Valentine Mark Herman (Sigean, France)…



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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 29, 2010 at 11:30am — 13 Comments

Tag u r it, received

I just received this double tag from Katerina Nikoltsou. All the way from Greece.

Added by Larned Justin on November 29, 2010 at 2:07am — 1 Comment

Received from Cheryl Penn, South Africa--Dangerous Haptic Photograph

A dangerous photograph

never lies

put on your

Poems that draw blood

This is not a poem

it is haptic

when words refuse

to stay they leave…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on November 29, 2010 at 2:02am — 15 Comments

Received: Mail-Art Book Chapter for "What Alexander Conquered 2010" by Lauriana Glenny (Hillcrest, South Africa)

Mail-art book chapter by IUOMA member Lauriana Glenny (Hillcrest, South Africa)




November 28, 2010 - Cheryl Penn is coordinating a number of collaborative… Continue

Added by De Villo Sloan on November 28, 2010 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

Received from Herr Haptic/Dharmadada Erni Bar, Germany--Sweet Haptic World (or, remember the UHU)

Blunt and sublime work, Erni. All this haptic sugar accompanied by a psycho with a skull for a crotch and you got a humdinger of a piece of mail art. I'm talking level orange here. Danke…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on November 27, 2010 at 11:48pm — 5 Comments

Mail Art received

Here are some fall leaves from Douglas Galloway

Added by Larned Justin on November 27, 2010 at 5:50pm — 2 Comments

Toe Tag

I got a toe tag from Camel O'Rama. Sounds like a job for CSI too me!

Added by Larned Justin on November 27, 2010 at 5:44pm — 2 Comments

Received from CHERYL PENN- South Africa, THE WORLD TOWN!

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Added by Michalis Kotsaris on November 27, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments

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