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Mail art & the Minneapolis Protests: Allison Anne's historic collage (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)

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



June 4, 2020 - "Historic" is a word often considered antithetical to mail art. But this collage I am so fortunate to have received from artist and designer Allison Anne in Minnesota USA already resides in the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 4, 2020 at 7:59pm — No Comments

"Art in America" magazine features asemic writing article

The magazine Art in America includes a feature on asemic writing in it's May 2020 issue.

The article is "The Asemic Effect" by David Ebony and includes work by Cecil Touchan (IUOMA member); Scott Helmes (longtime visual poet); Federico Federici (visual poet); and Rosaire Appel (well-known asemic writer). 

Books by Michael Jacobson's Post-Asemic Press are highlighted. Michael is curator of The New Post-Literates, A Gallery of Asemic Writing.

The article…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on May 13, 2020 at 11:00pm — No Comments

The History of Mail Art According to Mark Bloch

Here is a link to an interview with longtime mail artist Mark Bloch that appears in the March 2020 issue of Brooklyn Rail. Mark is recognized as a "historic figure" who was close to Ray Johnson:

https://brooklynrail.org/2020/03/art/MARK-BLOCH-with-Megan-N-Liberty

Disclaimer: I think this is a great article but friends know I'm no huge Mark Bloch fan (and Mark is not a fan…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 23, 2020 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

Asemic Visual Poetry by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

Asemic visual poetry mail art by IUOMA member Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on March 12, 2020 at 12:30am — No Comments

In PetrolPetal's heart Richard Canard is always #1 (South Africa)

                                    Mail art by IUOMA member PetrolPetal (Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa)

 
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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 20, 2020 at 2:30am — 7 Comments

Cryptic Trashpo, Post-Pop & More! by Julie VanBortel Matevish (Rochester, New York, USA)

Mail art by Julie VanBortel Matevish (Rochester, New York, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 13, 2020 at 3:17am — No Comments

Post-MinXus Card by Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

Mail art by IUOMA member Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)
 
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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 11, 2020 at 3:00am — 4 Comments

Zines & Add & Pass Book by Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

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



 
February 9, 2020 - How could Glam…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 10, 2020 at 1:41am — 2 Comments

Gram Faction with Discoflux (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)

Mail art by Discoflux (aka Sally Nines) (Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on February 7, 2020 at 3:30am — No Comments

Vispo by Luc Fierens (Weerde, Belgium)

Vispo by Luc Fierens (Belgium)…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 29, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments

Asemic Object Poem by Chaya-Malkah Frank (Columbus, Ohio, USA)

                                                                   Asemic object poem by Chaya-Malkah Frank (Columbus, Ohio, USA)…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 28, 2020 at 3:30am — No Comments

Encore: Richard Canard Does Fluxus

Mail art by Richard Canard (aka Richard C) (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 23, 2020 at 4:00am — No Comments

Sabela Bana Joins E's Fan Club (Coruna, Spain)

 Mail art by IUOMA member Sabela Bana (Coruna, Spain)
 
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 21, 2020 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

A Precious Peep Into the Richard Canard File

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 18, 2020 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Michael Orr's Vispo Collection Published by Timglaset (Sweden)

 
Cover of palingEnesia by IUOMA member Michael Orr (aka…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 14, 2020 at 3:52am — 4 Comments

Her name is Tara. She calls herself Sinclair. Everyone knows her as Tanya

Mail art by Tara Verheide (aka Sinclair Scripa) (Ludlow, Vermont, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 13, 2020 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Imagine Peace: Add & Pass Sheets Stuffed with Mail Art Glamsters!

 
Imagine Peace a&p sheet from Moreno Menarin (Italy).…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 7, 2020 at 4:23am — No Comments

Post-Pop. Copyart, Add & Pass by Jon Foster (Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Jon Foster (Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA)





January 1, 2020 -…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 2, 2020 at 3:47am — No Comments

E's Fan Club Add & Pass: A Moving Tribute

 December 30, 2019 - The add & pass sheets honoring the great French mail artist E- Ambassador of Utopia are still circulating and I continue to be the recipient of completed work. While I did not volunteer for this…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 31, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

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