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Asemic Art by Sabela Bana (A Coruna, Spain)

Mail art by IUOMA member Sabela Bana (A Coruna, Spain)

 

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 21, 2017 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

Ghost Ship A&P + ATCs by Karen Wood (Big Bear Lake, California, USA)

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Add and pass sheet (circa 2004) sent by Karen Wood (Big Bear Lake, California, USA)

May 17, 2017 - Reading some sea stories lately, it occurred to me that Add & Pass sheets can sometimes be like the mysterious ghost ships of fiction. Some Add & Pass sheets never return home or reach a designated…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 18, 2017 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

Glam by Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

May 13, 2017 - I am thrilled to share the first mail I have received from Bonniediva, originally from New Orleans but now living outside Chicago,…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 13, 2017 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Mail Art by Sa Mue (Bremen, Germany)

Mail art by IUOMA member Sa Mue (Bremen, Germany)

May 8, 2017 - I am thrilled to welcome new correspondent Sa Mue of Bremen, Germany. As far as I know, Sa Mue is a newcomer to the Eternal Network, although she is clearly an…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 8, 2017 at 5:04pm — 2 Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: It's A Wonderful Trashpo by Rafael Gonzalez (Tenerife, Spain)

Mail art by IUOMA member Rafael Gonzalez (Tenerife, Spain)

May 3, 2017 - Network fave and veteran Rafael Gonzalez has expressed allegiance to DKult in the past, and it is wonderful to have this celebratory piece for the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 4, 2017 at 12:30am — No Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: DESTROY Kitty Trashpo by Dopesick San Francisco & Karina the Dog (Michael Kelly) (Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA)

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

April 29, 2017 - DSF and Karina the Dog have proven to be key contributors to the Karnival of Trash, which I think it is fair…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 29, 2017 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

Two Cut-Up Disks by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

Mail art by IUOMA member by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

April 28, 2017 - Here is a great package I received from Eduardo Cardoso that I've posted on Asemic Front. Eduardo has integrated asemics, vispo and the cut-up technique to great his own unique brand of image-text…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 28, 2017 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

Concept Copyart by Ana Kawajiri (Brasilia, Brazil)

Mail art by Ana Kawajiri (Brasilia, Brazil)

The mail art movement was at the forefront of experimentation with and circulation of copyart. Copyart is deeply associated with at least one Golden Age of mail art (in the 70s…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 26, 2017 at 3:43am — 2 Comments

John Dowd Fan(ny) Club (a Ray Johnson related fan club) at Printed Matter in New York City through May 20

This has been mentioned elsewhere on the IUOMA platform, but I want to make sure members know about the John Dowd Fan Club show. This is classic work from the 70s & 80s with a Ray Johnson connection. The link features some great examples from the show:

https://www.printedmatter.org/events/589

Probably some of the members are perplexed by the fan club materials in the m-a network. Ray Johnson started some classic fan…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 26, 2017 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: D-Kit by Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

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

April 22, 2017 - As I have asked before: What would the Karnival of Trash be without work by the raining Queen of Trash(po)? Luckily, Diane Keys has been exceedingly…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 23, 2017 at 3:59am — 15 Comments

Found Asemics by Dave Araki (New York City, USA)

Asemic vispo by Dave Araki (New York City,…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 22, 2017 at 4:37pm — 2 Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: Trainpo by Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

Mail art by IUOMA member Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

April 19, 2017 - I am thrilled to finally document this piece by legendary DKULTUK member Rebecca Guyver. I have followed the DKult Doodle Therapy craze she…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 19, 2017 at 6:29pm — No Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: New Zealand Trashpo by Gerda Osteneck (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Gerda Osteneck (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)

April 17, 2017 - Gerda Osteneck is known in the Eternal Network as a Canadian trashpoet and devoted member of DKULTCAN (DKult-Canada). Her recent adventures…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 17, 2017 at 11:15pm — 2 Comments

Asemic-Vispo by Allison Anne (Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Allison Anne (Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA)

April 16, 2017 - Allison Anne is a gifted artist and enthusiastic Eternal Networker both via paper and digitally. She has a knowledge of music, much of which is associated with the network, that is rarely seen. So I am pleased to learn she…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 16, 2017 at 10:55pm — No Comments

Asemic Cut-Up by Dorina Harangus (Hechingen, Germany)

Mail art by IUOMA member Dorina Harangus (Hechingen, Germany)

April 15,2017 - I have to admit that due mostly to my own limitations I am not sure of the conscious intent of this piece, if that even matters. Applying my own interpretation, though, I see a wonderful contribution to the Asemic Front in these…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 16, 2017 at 1:02am — 5 Comments

Asemic Calligraphy by Jan Hodgman (Anacortes, Washington, USA)

Asemic calligraphy by IUOMA member Jan Hodgman (Anacortes, Washington, USA)

April 13, 2017 - Jan Hodgman primarily creates beautiful asemic calligraphy; however, she also produces deconstructive…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 14, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: Original Copy by Mikel Untzilla (Euskadi)

Mail art by IUOMA member Mikel Untzilla (Euskadi – Spain)

April 10, 2017 - As part of the Karnival of Trash, I am thrilled to share this wonderful visual-textual work by Mikel Untzilla of Euskadi. (This is the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 10, 2017 at 11:01pm — No Comments

Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: Haptic Trashpo by Ferran Destemple (Barcelona, Spain)

Mail art by Ferran Destemple (Barcelona, Spain)

April 9, 2017 - Party on intrepid karnival-goers! The Karnival of Trash will continue (with some interruptions) into the Summer of 2017. Important work remains to be…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 10, 2017 at 3:14am — 2 Comments

More Miss Noma Fun Club Mystery by Ruud Janssen (Breda, Netherlands)

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

March 29, 2017 - The volume of mail and considerable time duration involved in the Karnival of Trash meant sidelining some other interesting trends, such as the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 30, 2017 at 3:36am — 12 Comments

Origami Theme by Karalie Vest (Molalla, Oregon, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Karalie Vest (Molalla, Oregon, USA)

 March 27, 2017 - After the long ride of the Karnival of Trash there is a certain homecoming feel to resuming "normal" posting. Familiarity sometimes comes as a…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 28, 2017 at 3:50am — 2 Comments

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