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March 14, 2011 old post for ejva's chapter U. But images too dark, too small...New Discussion made

For those at Collaborative Books' Project 26 group who are in need of ejva's chapter U,

please go to the "discussions" for a page-by-page copy of the chapter.

This was the old post last March, and the images are a bit too small and dark.

However I copied here at blogs so you may have an idea of the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 25, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

From Wintzfelden and Wintzer Cherry Blossoms

This is Wintzfelden, on a map that is an envelope that came today, the last mail delivery in Greece  until the postal service reopens after the Easter-May Day holidays...perhaps not until after May2? We shall see. In any case, A lovely "green" map envelope came from Marie,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 21, 2011 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

ZALOP Mail and Sewn Asemics from Cheryl Penn in South Africa!

Coming in with the last mail delivery before Greek Easter holidays is this ZALOP...and very 'Sewn Asemic" mail art from Cheryl. The stitching is so involved and is overlapping clear plastic that is overlapping more asemic writings:

layers of meaning!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 21, 2011 at 9:30pm — 8 Comments

CRAFTED by Cheryl Penn...gentle threads, sharp pins and the sweet smell of linseed oil

It begins coming from an asemic-ZALOP envelope and it just has to be good!

Deep and dark, with warm brown tones and asemic "lace" with gentle threads from stitches.

What mystery is that "shadow" amongst the pages?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 14, 2011 at 10:30pm — 28 Comments

Documentation from Mail Art Olympix Canada...arrived today!

FromEd Varney in Canada comes a great 10-page catalog from the 2009-2010

Mail Art Olympix that traveled to six places in Canada. It had over 800 art works

by 335 artists from 41 countries.

Also included were some artistamps by Ed and in the…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 14, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

DELIGHTful mail art from Valentine Mark Herman, revive my memories of Constantinople in March!

A small vintage map of Constantinople and a few Turkiye Cumhuriyeti stamps reignite pleasant memories of recent visit with old friends in Istanbul this past March. Here in greece it is know as "The City" = Η  ΠΟΛΗ

Another fine Turkish stamp is attached on…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 13, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

TIME precious TIME, from David Stafford in New Mexico

Vintage TIME magazines landed at GrecoSpace Center on 50-Years-Yuri-In-Space-Day!Today, April12!

Thank you, David! Your box is a treasure chest of gems...can't stop flipping pages of 1950's magazines!

Added to the package of TIME magazines was also a…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 12, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

April-in-Paris beautiful "365" from Mim!

No.128, from Paris arrived in Greece today. Mim was traveling around Europe (and even onto Asia) and still making and sending mail art! Go, girl! One-a-day for our 365 Project. This is one of four I have received, but it is special, as it is from Paris, her visit there just after leaving Istanbul where we were blessed by the Fates to meet! And here we are in a vintage photo, on…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 12, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

SAND BOOK, an added beauty from Helen Amyes in Australia

This is a Sand Book, only 7cm square, about 3 inches. It is part of a project/event that Marcela in Argentina is having in May. From "Sand Book" discussion at Haptic group, Marcela writes that she will:

"...be making a Sand Book by the Paraná River, at Rosario´s public beach in May.There´s a Perfomance meeting 5, 6 and 7 th May and I´ll be writting along the riverside…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2011 at 7:30pm — 2 Comments

Good Mail Art Day Wednesday...and choco surprise too

From Dewi, from Imelda in Netherlands, and "SAGE" from jennlui. Thank you all!

The sage comes with info...on a lovely watercolor card:

then, too, there was a "muchly mertz" from Helen Amyes...great stitch-in-time!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 6, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

GREAT Mail Art Day: documentations and invites for mail art shows, too

Remember "Tuba in the Sky"! Great cards from NetMail and the periodical OSWALD. Thank you!

From the Modesto Art museum comes the documentation…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 30, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Great Mail Art Day ...from the gals, too: Marie in Japan, Julie (O-kami), Carla and DK...white sandpo from Marcela

'Tis blossom time in Japan...hope for a renewed life. Thank you, Marie for this beautiful drawing. Stay safe and well.

Puppy prints from Julie, and No.81 of 365 project. 'Love these prints, many thanks!

 

Space mailings have landed…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 30, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

GREAT Mail Art Day...good companions together in my mailbox: Erni, Buz, Skodd,Val, Nico,Theo + more

From Hamburg and the Haptic Werewolf came an elegant CHING collage! Thank you, Erni!

Buz Burr in Arizona sent a self-portrait in the photo booth at Amsterdam Central! Great art!

And long-tiime-no-hear-from Wolfgang Skodd, the Banana Man, a peaceful greeting.Thanks!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 30, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

"The Poet sings" and so does Karen!

Thick, rich, black paint, with screening and a bit of asemic (reverse) writings,

 a touch of a circle upon the red...and "the poet sings" and so does Karen! this is

a small ATC, so imagiine a miniature world of Karen's art. and another one, too:"believe":…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

A Wheel within a Wheel..."Circles" from Cheryl Penn

 

Never ending or beginning...

like the circles of my mind...

"URGENT" - asemic red and haptic poetry: music to my ears, textures for my touch,

 asemic writings to see...and an aroma of wonderful linseed…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 19, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

BLUE! and the "Art of Chocolate" from the Off Scene Akademie Hamburg!

Yes, on the envelope, Teddy and all clearly are "stamped" by "Off Scene  Akademie Hamburg"!

Reverse side of package, very much approved by the mailgal. Yes, this is a thoughtful,

 "Do Not Kick" (the bucket) composition! Butterflies for…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 18, 2011 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Special mail art from John Baldessari arrived today

On some group, on some blog , here at IUOMA, we were discussing the art of John Baldessari. I sent him some mail art, and he replied with this "primary colors" card of his work "Three figures (with manholl)", 1988.

A black and white photograph with vinyl paint....96 x 72 inches! Amazing 'minimal' , primary…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 17, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

"Like the circles that you find..." in the unique "Windmills" from Lesley Magwood Fraser

"...as the images unwind"

"...but to who do they belong...

half forgotten names and faces...."

"...whirling silently in space,

never ending or beginning..."…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Herr Haptic Ernie and the Haptic Werewolf send wondrous mail art!...inside and out!

Yes, it is the Haptic werewolf with a bit of cermaic tile...or broken brick...fun!

that is one side of the package, here is the multi-imaged other…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2011 at 9:00pm — 6 Comments

"And the World is like an apple, spinning silently in space"! Windmills from Angie Cope!

What a great decision for Angie to participate in our "Windmills"...circles of my mind! This materpiece arrived in Greece today and it is stunning! While it is scanned here,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on March 15, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

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