Mail Art Received Last Week of February 2011
I dont know how Onward John knows he sent an avid insomniac a package of sleeplessness. But he did. Never mind all the Vispo theory attached to John's work, it struck a chord.Continue
Mail Art received Last week of February 2011.
Woman at Sea.
HHHMMM!!! Selkie’s (seals that can shed their skin to become women) – not too bad to meet one of these if you’re THE ONE!! Sirens (avoid these they cause shipwrecks). Loreley.
THALASSA primeval spirit of the…Continue
Mail Art Received last week of February 2011.
What an excellent way to end the last week of February - an asemic tablet from Karen :-) the fraternization of letters and symbols and asemic writing to create a palimpsest of complexity.
Mail art received second week January…Continue
Mail Art received third week of February 2011
In his discussion on letter A, De Villo Sloan wrote that “Chapter A is about artifacts and archaeology. Many of the images come from out-of-print books about New York State Native American artifacts. Most of them were made by the Iroquois or related cultural groups. So the real contributing artists here are prehistoric Native Americans".…Continue
Mail Art Received Third Week of February 2011
This I think is one of my all time favorite pieces from excellent mail art friend Katerina. The paint quality is fantastic - high gloss on white interspersed with Katerina's now signature tracing paper.Continue
Mail Art Received First Week of February 2011
Jon was a very active IUOMA member, now he's a little quiet. But I guess the beginning of the year stuff gets everyone on the trot. This FAB tape transfer card of the Alexandrian Crowd - its SO going into the book Jon, so you DID contribute :-)Continue
Mail Art Received Second Week of February
With great elation I received Susanna’s beautifully crafted Letter Q contribution to Project 26 – a mythological artifact. It even carries the fragrance of a mythological order of Flutterby. Susanna is a fellow Alternate Realitarian I can see.Negotiating a borderless reality, Planet Susannia is a place of special, exotic … Continue
Mail art from Iona Bennie, Cape Town
Iona Bennie in Cape Town, a fantastic artist in her own right sent me this contribution to The World is a Town Project. Made of recycled novel paper and what could be telephone book paper/newspaper , words lie within the frail skin surface. Layering of many, many words, a recontextualisation of that which has already been written. Is that not the essence of a hyper-palimpsest?
Mail Art from Eduardo Cardoso (Paranormal Mail Art)
Received second week February 2011.
An Ardent Zalopist, Eduardo made the FIRST ZALOP video in the whole world! Imagine that? He sent me a ZALOP trading card from a Duel Masters game – ok, I’m wading in the dark here??Continue
Mail Art received second week of February 2011.
Pieces of my dismantled book The World is a Town have been sent into many corners of the globe. Sometimes I despair at receiving answers. But then, a piece like this one from Skybridge Studio's arrives and the world is rose colored again :-)…Continue
Mail Art Received first week of February 2011.
I have seen Satu’s vispo posted at IUOMA and thought that she concentrated mainly on digital mediums. These pieces I have received are a visual and tactile delight.Continue