Michael Orr's Blog (42)

A request.

Hi. I'm not very involved in mail art these days. Sorry about that guys.



I have a very close friend who is about to pass. She has pancreatic cancer. I think she may have a few months left to go. She has always been supportive of my art and has shown a special interest in mail art in particular. She doesn't participate, but has always been thrilled when i've sent her stuff in the past.



If any of you feel like sending something her way i would be very… Continue

Added by Michael Orr on December 1, 2016 at 9:18pm — 15 Comments

sry for my absence

dear all. i'm ill. i've not been responding to or sending out work for quite some time. i never finished archiving that beautiful zalop show that many of you participated in. that was almost a year ago now. 

i've been wanting to hurt myself for a long time now. friday i will start weekly therapy that i have needed for 20+ years. i have to get back on an ssri to stop the madness going on in my head. unfortunately that wont happen for a few more weeks. 

i just wanted to…

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Added by Michael Orr on January 28, 2015 at 4:48pm — 9 Comments

Call for submissions

 

zalop

 

Open Call for Submissions

Eyedrum Art & Music Gallery is pleased to announce that it will present Zalop: Illusory Correspondence Art, to open February 15, 2014 and run through March 16, 2014.

The show will comprise a wide range of styles and media. The curator will consider old, new, Fluxus, Asemic, MailArt, performance scores/art,…

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Added by Michael Orr on September 27, 2013 at 3:51pm — 1 Comment

Mallory Keaton - Before

this person follows my blog on tumblr and has reblogged my art more than a few times. after the second time, i started to browse around her blog to investigate. it turned out to be, well look at the name on the corner of envelope. i started clicking some links and found an address for her work. sent her some mail art. then sent her another piece about a year later. having gained her trust, i asked her a few weeks ago to send me some cardboard waste and i would deface it and return it to her.…

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Added by Michael Orr on August 23, 2013 at 3:48pm — 6 Comments

fine art that is fake fine art

Fine Art is on a tear, the ripping kind. please enjoy these cards.

 

also: Dear Iuoma members, i know this is not necessary, but i just wanted to say something. My blog posts are minimal in words. I can't help it. i sit at the keyboard and nothing comes out. I'm good for quips and non-sequiturs that's about it. 

 

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Added by Michael Orr on August 13, 2013 at 5:30pm — 3 Comments

The Good Weird

Fat envelope of cool weird shit from WatermellonWorld - T. Luetkehans - Iowa City IA - http://watermellonworld.tumblr.com

Drawing: 

watermellon world

Zine: …

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Added by Michael Orr on August 6, 2013 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

recycling art c/o Lancillotto Bellini

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lancillotto bellini

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Added by Michael Orr on July 24, 2013 at 3:48pm — No Comments

HHFC

Submission #2 for Hannah Hoch fanclub

- All paper collage.

 

HHFC

Free rubber stamp via R. Altemus for participation.…

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Added by Michael Orr on July 23, 2013 at 4:30pm — 8 Comments

K. Chambers, F. Art, C.Z. Lovecraft, R. Emolo

Thank you for the mail-arts

K.S. Chambers:

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FineArt:

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C.Z. Lovecraft:

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Ron Emolo:…

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Added by Michael Orr on July 15, 2013 at 3:34pm — 3 Comments

Another interesting happening with Mr. Jon Foster

So early last week i posted this defaced Album cover art on my Instagram feed (Michael Orr - username: _pone_ - please find and join me on there!)

Prince, Lovesexy, 1988 - this isn't really mailart, just something I did a while back. 

 

 

Untitled

Saturday I recieved this in the mail, It's made out of the exact same album cover:…

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Added by Michael Orr on July 1, 2013 at 3:50pm — 5 Comments

Rejin Leys

Miniature handmade book and it's content - posted as close as possible to actual size 1.25x1.25 inches - Rejin Leys - Jamaica NY - rejinleys.com/

rejin leys_book

and some handmade chick magnets:…

Rejin Leys

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Added by Michael Orr on June 28, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Collaboration with C.Z. Lovecraft

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Mr/Mrs Lovecraft(?) always sends a few ATC's with their overwhelming envelopes for you to add to and rtn to him/her. I always insert them directly into a postcard as opposed to just using the ATC by itself.

Added by Michael Orr on June 24, 2013 at 3:51pm — 8 Comments

Collaboration with Jon Foster

I don't know if this(or these) are considered collaborations, but that's what I'm going to call it/them. First image is of a goodie package from Jon Foster. I used almost the entire content of the envelope to create the piece in the second image. …

Jon foster

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Added by Michael Orr on June 17, 2013 at 3:00pm — 8 Comments

The Joyless Butcher

Every now and then I make a connection with someone whom isn't involved in the mail-art community. These pieces/envelopes/zine come from Joyless Butcher - Redlands CA 

http://joylessbutcher.tumblr.com/

 

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Added by Michael Orr on June 14, 2013 at 3:56pm — 1 Comment

U.S. Presidents

collage pieces made from flashcards and a white gelly roll. 

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830 - coolidge - hoover

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Added by Michael Orr on May 10, 2013 at 5:31pm — 6 Comments

Stan Askew

Amazing piece from Mr. Askew

 

Front: 

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Back:…

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Added by Michael Orr on April 29, 2013 at 5:15pm — 4 Comments

Doctor Stangroom




Added by Michael Orr on April 18, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Dewi Johan - Toronto

Dewi_001

Dewi_002

Dewi_003

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Added by Michael Orr on April 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Collaboration with C.Z. Lovecraft

Added by Michael Orr on April 9, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

mailart 365

I've been participating in Andy Tgeezer/Hoang's MA365 group since June 27th 2011. This is my 365th piece. So about 21.5 months from start to finish. 

365_365

Added by Michael Orr on April 8, 2013 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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