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Statistical programms removed

I removed the statistical programm at this NING site because I believe it brought some pop-up advertisings and also caused the site not to work correctly. Please let me know when you find faults. I will try to correct them. Thanks for the mail-artists that reported the eroors to me. - Ruud

Added by Ruud Janssen on June 15, 2009 at 8:07am — 5 Comments

Ougoing Mail-Art

Added by Ruud Janssen on June 5, 2009 at 8:03am — No Comments

New memberlist is coming soon

With all the new members joining the IUOMA I am preparing a new publication with the 500 members (when we reach that number) which will be available in hardcopy format too. A digital version will be available for free for a few months so you have access to the memberlist when you want to.

Added by Ruud Janssen on June 3, 2009 at 7:49am — 1 Comment

Mail-Art in the MoMa - New York

I am very pleased to report that the Museum of Modern Art, New York, currently has an on-line catalog of the "John Held, Jr. Collection of Mail Art Periodicals," an annotated inventory housed at the Museum of Modern Art Library.

It can be accessed at:…



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Added by Ruud Janssen on May 5, 2009 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Spammer removed

The spammer : jennifer.jalloh@hotmail.com has been removed from the IUOMA network. Thanks for the members who alerted me. It is early in the morning here, so all her postings and the account she created have been remolved. If someone new comes with no connections with mail-art whatsoever and pure intentions to SPAM, They will be removed.

Ruud Janssen

Added by Ruud Janssen on April 21, 2009 at 7:46am — No Comments

Braincell 726


Ryosuke Cohen's project still is running strong. Will he succeed in reaching 1000 issues?

Added by Ruud Janssen on January 26, 2009 at 7:57am — 3 Comments

Mail-Art project by Peter Küstermann - Germany

JOIN A WORLD PREMIERE!



Dear Mail-Art friends,



twenty-seven years ago, I edited my first Mail-Art Catalog for Peace still during the cold war. In re-united Germany, I have started now teaching Mail-Art in the army. My students are former soldiers with experience in Kosovo and Afghanistan. Most of them were still born in the GDR = East Germany.



They have chosen to be re-trained as kindergartners and educators, i.e.: men in a traditional women´s profession. Their… Continue

Added by Ruud Janssen on January 25, 2009 at 10:47am — 1 Comment

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Added by Ruud Janssen on January 23, 2009 at 7:51pm — No Comments

Thanks Carla!

Added by Ruud Janssen on January 21, 2009 at 7:27am — No Comments

TWO BOOKS: IUOMA MEMBERLIST - JANUARY 2009

AVAILABLE NOW!



B&W and Colour-Version of the IUOMA Member list. This book contains an overview of all members that joined the http://iuoma-network.ning.com/ platform from November 13th 2008 till January 12th 2009. The IUOMA is now 20 years old. On this electronic platform the old and new IUOMA-members have joined in again. Each member created his/her own page with its own look. A screen capture of each member is included.



IUOMA-MEMBERLIST - JANUARY 2009



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Added by Ruud Janssen on January 12, 2009 at 7:30pm — No Comments

gallery 7 - Mail-Art call

please send Mail Art for a Mail Art event in February! Open Themed, any size, documentation to all, Art to be shown in Gallery 7 during the event. Please send now for February 12th, 2009 event...
Send to:

GALLERY 7
# 7 West Ave. B
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501 USA

Thank you for your participation!

Jenny Soup

Added by Ruud Janssen on January 9, 2009 at 7:29pm — No Comments

Experiment

As an experiment I have now set the IUOMA-Platform open for all new members. So they don't need an invitation anymore. This way everybody who wants to become a member of the IUOMA actually immediately is one. That comes close to the original idea of the IUOMA. For me as moderator the task to check if spammers come in and I surely will remove them if they add postings unrelated to aspects of mail-art. - Ruud Janssen

Added by Ruud Janssen on January 7, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

New Book available

B&W Version of Statements Collection on Mail-Art by Ruud Janssen. Reprint of statements written in period 1993-2008 on the subject of mail-art. These statements were first published as pamphlets. Later on the Internet, and now as a collection in one book. Some statements and texts were also published on the Internet first and later as print-out sent into the network. The last part of this book contains visual statements made when the Millennium… Continue

Added by Ruud Janssen on December 30, 2008 at 7:31pm — No Comments

CHAT is enabled

The CHAT-function has been enabled on this IUOMA-platform. It means that there is an extra button where you can go to the CHAT-place. You can see who is online and communicate directly to them (if they are on the same CHAT-place as well). It works direct and quick. On the Main Page of the IUOMA-platform there is a small CHAT-window as well. You can follow the chat-sessions, take part, and discover this new tool.

Added by Ruud Janssen on December 28, 2008 at 5:07pm — 2 Comments

Umbrella's for Judith A. Hoffberg - USA

Judith has stopped doing email but she still enjoys getting snail mail with images of umbrellas.



Send your umbrella's to:



Judith Hoffberg

POB 3640

Santa Monica,

CA 90408 - USA



Judith is editor of the 31-years old magazine Umbrella's in which she always included a secton on mail-art. She has been diagnosed with cancer and is arranging things for her final journey. As a friend I start this call where you can send her some Umbrella's to join her in… Continue

Added by Ruud Janssen on December 20, 2008 at 9:20pm — 1 Comment

Community open for everybody

The concept of this platform is as open as it can get. Any member can invite anybody. An outsider though has to be invited by someone from inside to prevent spammers from taking over. It is the same as how mail-art works. You discover a person who is doing mail-art. Send him mail, and he opens the mail-art network bu sending you more details of the mail-art community. So this concept is simple and good. Open communities without memberships dont even last a week because all kind of spammers take… Continue

Added by Ruud Janssen on December 20, 2008 at 3:31pm — 2 Comments

TAM Rubberstamp Archive

When you receive one of those rubberstamp sheets, please send them back to the archive. There are about 20,000+ sheets in the archive already from about 3000+ mail-artists during the last 25… Continue

Added by Ruud Janssen on December 4, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

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