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Mail Art by Yayoi S.W. (Kirkland, Washington, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Yayoi S.W. (Kirkland, Washington, USA)

 

January 11, 2018 - A HUGE (albeit belated) welcome and thank you to Yayoi S.W. who appears for the first time on the venerable pages of my blog. Of course Yayoi S.W. receives the customary nod, wink and secret handshake extended to all new Tenderfoots.

As far as I know, Yayoi S.W. is a newcomer to the Eternal Network and is sending some FAB work through the postal system…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 11, 2018 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Incredible Collage by Mud Head (Chris Reynolds) (Payson, Arizona, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Mud Head (aka Chris Reynolds) (Payson, Arizona, USA)

 

January 2, 2018 - Mud Head sent this spectacular collage deeply relevant to my Asemic Front mail art project. The work is approximately 8 X 10 inches and presented on what appears to be a magazine page.

Mud Head’s work is already well known in…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 3, 2018 at 1:32am — No Comments

Asemic Writing by Nadia Aroca (Barcelona, Spain)

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Asemic writing by IUOMA member Nadia Aroca (Barcelona, Spain)

 

December 30, 2017 - In addition to being obviously a very talented artist, Nadia Aroca is a member of the asemic writing group at the IUOMA, which is consistently producing fine and innovative asemic art and visual poetry. In my estimation, Nadia has excellent aesthetic and conceptual perspectives on asemics. I am deeply grateful she is sharing her…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 30, 2017 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Mail Art Collab by Diane Keys & Richard Canard (Illinois, USA)

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Mail art collab by IUOMA members Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA) and Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

 

December 29, 2017 - This scan of a remarkable mail art collaboration by Diane Keys and Richard Canard has been circulating on Facebook in recent days to much acclaim. I’ve “appropriated” the image to blog and, generally, perhaps, share with a wider and certainly more focused network…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 29, 2017 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

DSF Fest (Michael Kelly) (Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Dopesick San Francisco (DSF) aka Michael Kelly (Plymouth, Massachusetts. USA)

 

December 2, 2017 - I've been remiss in sharing work received from DSF: a perennial fave in the mail art community. The drought has…

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Classic Mudhead (aka Chris Reynolds) (Payson, Arizona, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Mudhead (aka Chris Reynolds) (Payson, Arizona, USA)

 

November 23, 207 - I am thrilled to document – even if a tad belated – correspondence art from the great mail artist Chris “Mudhead” Reynolds in Arizona.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 23, 2017 at 7:32am — 2 Comments

Patricia Landon Add & Return Inspires NLB Homage (Delray Beach, Florida, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Patricia Landon (Delray Beach, Florida, USA)

 

November 16, 2017 - Patricia Landon’s tee shirt project is circulating through the network with some wonderful results. I am so pleased she included me. This is a…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 17, 2017 at 3:21am — 4 Comments

Victorian DaDa by Gin (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Gin (Knoxville, Tennessee, USA)

 

November 15, 2017 - I have been a tad inconsistent with blogging lately. But hopefully I am a little more “back in the saddle” beginning with this FAB work by dearest Gin in…

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Age of Print Artifacts for Mail Art Recycling by Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

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Mail art by Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

 

October 28, 2017 - Have you ever noticed how many members of the current Eternal Network are professionally engaged in library work? I see this as something very positive…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 29, 2017 at 12:34am — No Comments

Trashponcho & Hurricane D-Kit by Lucky Pierre (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)

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October 18, 2017 - Lucky Pierre is officially recognized as a Legend of Trashpo and is also known as one of the more fervent disciples of Richard Canard. In recent times…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 20, 2017 at 4:29am — No Comments

3 X Jimmy Connors (Berlin, Germany)

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October 18, 2017 - I've learned about Jimmy Connors' art via our venerable IUOMA-Ning site. He has been graciously sending me some very fine pieces, and I am thrilled to be able to showcase three of them for the first time here and at the humble MinXus-Lynxus…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 19, 2017 at 3:33am — No Comments

Hand-Painted Envelope & Prints by Ruud Janssen (Breda, Netherlands)

Mail art by IUOMA founder Ruud Janssen (Breda, Netherlands)

 

September 28, 2017 - Here is another gorgeous addition to the collection of hand-painted…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 29, 2017 at 3:13am — 2 Comments

Asemics & Letter-Essay by Dave Araki (New York City USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Dave Araki (New York City)

 

September 25, 2017 - This is the second missive by Dave Araki I have received. I am thrilled to be able to share this wonderful work as well as his thoughtful writing. I plan to send…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 25, 2017 at 4:07pm — 1 Comment

Michael Orr: Trashpo All-Star (Clarkston, Georgia, USA)

Official Michael Orr “Legends of Trashpo” collector card by DKULTNY

 

September 16, 2017 - Michael Orr, as most networkers know, is a tremendously…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 17, 2017 at 3:47am — 2 Comments

Textured Collage by Norma Soulet (Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Norma Soulet (Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA)

September 15, 2017 - I am thrilled to have received a first piece of mail art by Norma Soulet in Florida. (I hope she is surviving the bad weather!). Norma…

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Three Visual Poems by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

By IUOMA member Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

 

September 10, 2017 - Eduardo Cardoso is a mail art friend whose work tends toward minimalism and explores signification and the generation of asemic symbols. I am thrilled to be able to…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 11, 2017 at 1:26am — 2 Comments

Trashpo ATCs by Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

September 8, 2017 - By now, most participants in the Eternal Network are familiar with the art associated with Trashpo and DKult. Trashbooks are particularly well known and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 9, 2017 at 5:59pm — No Comments

Kosmo Vinyl Puts Auburn on the Network Map (New York, New York)

Mail art by IUOMA member Kosmo Vinyl (New York, New York)

 

September 8, 2017 - Ray Johnson’s mail art network brought avant garde art to unusual and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 8, 2017 at 9:38pm — 4 Comments

Mother of All Trashbooks by Neil Gordon (Connecticut, USA) & Diane Keys (Illinois, USA)

Trashbook by IUOMA members Neil Gordon (Connecticut, USA) & Diane Keys (Illinois, USA)

 

August 27, 2017 - I have long-maintained that the Trashbook…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 28, 2017 at 6:03am — No Comments

Collage Collabs by Bonniediva (Illinois, USA) & DVS (me) (New York, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA members Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA) & De Villo Sloan (Auburn, New York, USA)

August 24, 2017 - Collage Diva Bonniediva and I joined forces with vintage advertising to produce these two…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 25, 2017 at 4:38am — 2 Comments

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