Mail art by IUOMA member Kathy Barnett (O Fallon, Missouri, USA)
August 22, 2019 - Making and distributing Fluxus Bucks is another long-running activity that is currently experiencing a revival in the international mail art network.
I have especially enjoyed seeing images of Fluxus Space Bucks displayed at IUOMA-Ning. Mail artist Kathy Barnett kindly sent me this wonderful example. This also marks Kathy… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 23, 2019 at 5:06am —
Folk Heroes – a Trashbook by (x-IUOMA member) Lisa Iversen (Indiana, USA)
August 8, 2019 - Lisa Iversen (aka Skybridge Studios, aka Lisa Lisa, aka “The Quiet One”) was an Eternal Network veteran well before she achieved the status of mail art “Legend” via Trashpo & DKult. She has also produced notable vispo & asemics of lasting consequence.
Lisa Iversen is more humble & less… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 8, 2019 at 4:00am —
“Pieces of Eight” : Mail art by IUOMA member RCBz (St. Cloud. Minnesota, USA)
August 6, 2019 - Any IUOMAn who has wetted her/his feet in the Eternal Network sufficiently (say a year or two) has probably encountered the very talented but elusive RCBz.
After close to a decade, I can’t claim to have learned all that much about RCBz, but I have gained an appreciation of his art. I do know that a number of… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 7, 2019 at 5:00am —
Mail art (a&p sheet) from IUOMA member Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA) including contributions by Joey, Mike Dickau (Sacramento, California, USA) (IUOMA); The Sticker Dude (New York City, USA) (IUOMA); “Opal Moiety” (San Francisco, California, USA) & more explained below
August 5, 2019 - My investigative mail art series documenting & exploring the current add & pass mania…
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 6, 2019 at 5:08am —
Mail art by IUOMA member Amy Irwen (Rosemount, Minnesota, USA)
August 4, 2019 - We are in a golden age of add & pass, yet – clearly – collage remains the core genre in mail art. A casual gloss of the IUOMA-Ning gallery reveals networkers are producing extraordinary collages of astonishing variety and in large quantities.
Amy Irwen sent this FAB work that captures the spirit of contemporary network… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 5, 2019 at 3:27am —
Mail art by IUOMA member by Robin Jeree (Arlington, Texas, USA)
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Mail art by IUOMA member Jessica Manack (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
“who vanished into nowhere Zen New Jersey leaving a trail of ambiguous picture postcards of Atlantic City Hall,” – Allen Ginsberg, Howl
July 31, 2019 - Travel mail art, usually serial, usually issued as postcards from different locations on a journey, is a fascinating & fun… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on August 1, 2019 at 5:47am —
Mail art by IUOMA member William Mellott (Tainan, Taiwan)
July 29, 2019 - This wonderful card came from William Mellott’s current headquarters in Taiwan. But I understand he was actually raised in the Seattle (or Portland?) area of the United States West Coast and has participated in mail art for some time.
William Mellott is a vital contributor to the contemporary mail art scene. I have been admiring his… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on July 30, 2019 at 3:19am —
Textile asemic composition by Chaya-Malkah Frank (Columbus, Ohio, USA)… Continue
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Mail art by Cor Reijn (Zaandam, Netherlands)
July 10, 2019 - I was elated to receive this wonderful card from good mail art friend – Cor Reijn – in the Netherlands. With this elegant and highly conceptual piece, Cor Reijn expresses an issue that I am confident many are pondering at this moment. (Yet no one before has been able to express it so perfectly!) Thank you Cor Reijn.
I believe the question is… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on July 11, 2019 at 5:00am —
Mail art “add & pass book” including IUOMA members The Sticker Dude (Joel Cohen) (New York City, USA); Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA); Ed Giecek (Concrete, Washington, USA): Fleur Helsingor (Oakland, California, USA); Debra Mulnick (Boise, Idaho, USA). Thanks to Debra Mulnick for sending!
July 8, 2019 - IUOMA friends might recall I am applying my Investigative Mail Art skills to the current Add & Pass… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on July 9, 2019 at 3:00am —
Mail art by IUOMA member Cherub Ayers (Oxford, Ohio, USA)
July 8, 2019 - I am thrilled to welcome a rising star in the mail art constellations to my humble blog. At the MinXus-Lynxus blog I have already extended the customary “Howdy,” wink and secret MinXus handshake to a bright-eyed Tenderfoot who is practically a neighbor over yonder in Ohio: Cherub Ayers.
This wonderful mail… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on July 9, 2019 at 12:54am —
Mail art by IUOMA member PC TIC TAC (Starnberg, Germany)
Added by De Villo Sloan on June 26, 2019 at 8:20pm —
Cover of Trajectory EXTRA POSTFLUXPOST collaborative book by IUOMA member… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on June 23, 2019 at 4:40am —
Collab mini-book of concrete poetry (aka vispo) by IUOMA members De Villo Sloan (Auburn, New York, USA)…
Added by De Villo Sloan on June 9, 2019 at 4:30am —
Mail art by IUOMA member Jayne B. Lyons (Lakeville, Minnesota, USA)
June 7, 2019 - The resurgence and vitality of Add & Pass in the current network is being duly noted many places. Zines are enjoying a revival as well.
Bonniediva’s Bon-Zine is one such new wave publication receiving much-deserved praise along with Jayne B. Lyons' Uproar. In fact, despite only one (triumphant) issue,… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on June 8, 2019 at 1:00am —
Mail art by Orlando Nelson Pacheco Acuna (Provincia de Cautin, Chile)
May 30, 2019 - Mail artist Orlando Nelson Pacheco Acuna of Chile sent a wonderful envelope with material related to recent blog discussions about the popularity of zines and add & pass sheets. I do not believe he is a member of the IUOMA but he is an active mail artist whose work can be seen many places on the net. First, I think the zine is… Continue
Added by De Villo Sloan on May 31, 2019 at 4:31am —
Mail art by IUOMA member Jon Foster (Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA)
May 27, 2019 - In several previous posts, I have noted an add & pass (A&P) mania that has gripped the Eternal Network. Starry-eyed Tenderfoots alongside those lovable, rancorous old codgers of “back in the day” are scrambling for A&P sheets as if it were a modern Gold Rush.
In my humble…
Added by De Villo Sloan on May 28, 2019 at 5:30am —
Asemics by IUOMA member Nancy Bell Scott (South Portland, Maine, USA)
Added by De Villo Sloan on May 25, 2019 at 5:21am —
Readymade asemic poetry by IUOMA member Richard Canard…
Added by De Villo Sloan on May 23, 2019 at 4:17am —