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Erni receives from Ruud Janssen

BEST WISHES ON THE OTHER HAND



The long announced letter finally arrived on Dec. 5th.

Mijnheer Ruud Janssen has sent nice things and written nice words.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 6, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Erni receives from Alicia Starr: LIGHT!

 

LITTLE BOOK OF LIGHT FOR ERNI



As the days are getting darker and shorter

rapidly light in our houses, flats, rooms is most essential.

We need a good balance of lumen now.

Alicia Starr from Iowa City must have thought carefully about that.

(Here is the envelope and its…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 5, 2012 at 6:30pm — 4 Comments

xxJones with Autumn Leaves arrives in Greece

Special mail art in the mail box this morning.

Along with this see-through beauty from xxJones,(thar's a bear..a Baer!)

came a super mail art package from the Haptic Werewolf 

More about Erni's package in that other…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 5, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Erni gets a BOX from Frieder Speck

What I received from Frieder Speck today can be called bizarre for sure.

It all began with this parcel.(Check out those bar codes, Dean!)

and the flip side:

Good German handiwork...not entirely bullet proof. 

The act of…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 5, 2012 at 12:00am — 5 Comments

Dean Marks: A Room with a View

What does she see out her window?

If she is a guest at Boulevard de Bercy in France, she sees this:

And, if she's had champagne, she may see THREE of 'em?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — 11 Comments

Yes! Oh, Erni!

Something good is coming from the Haptic Werewolf! Yes! A THUG BOX!

All us'uns "self-promoters" are spreading the good karma :-)

We "stick" together...and the world with UHU 

Good to see Erni smiling...lights…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on December 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — 6 Comments

Haptic Art from Marcela in Argentina

It is always a special treat when mail art comes from Argentina.

This is very thick and richly black haptic art from Marcela Peral.

I tried an angle shot to see if it would capture the thickness of the paint:

But such rich…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Artist in Seine For Daze in Cherry Blossom's Alsace

Nice large card from Dean Marks as he traveled to Strasbourg:

Looking at the map fragment...beautiful Alsace, yes Marie?…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Add 'n Pass boekie comes from Carina Granlund via Louise Kiner and from California!

This is a sea symphony book cover for an add 'n pass boekie that originated in California, rocky cliffs!

Interesting vintage pages with prints and drawings,

originally from Lee Goldberg in California:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

MORE Monday Mail Art...from Samuel and David and Kerri

Oh, yes, gotta  looove Mondays! 

This lovely painting/card from Kerri Pullo arrived today. With IUOMA ballerina on back:

Beautiful art...many thanks, Kerri!

And here is a lovely,though sad, card from?

No name…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Monday Mail Art...sunshine images from Dean, our Artist-in-Seine

Don't ya just love Mondays?

Especially when the mail box gets filled with great mail art.

 Besides the golden CHEESE from the Haptic Werewolf,

there were also a few wonderful mail art cards and collages.

This multi-imaged collage is from the Artist-in-Seine, Dean Marks:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

GOLD in a cheese box...from Erni, of course

Besides EAT ART.....

The Haptic Werewolf also says that CHEESE = ART and ART = CHEESE

So...with GOLD in the cheese box let's make some ART,

Gold Sculptures - November 26, 2012…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger,NEW ARRIVAL 26.11.2012 !!!

What a surprise in the mail box this sunny Monday morning. The Haptic Werewolf Strikes AGAIN!

Just as I returned from some food shopping... definitely now have lots of ART!

CHEESE = ART   ART =…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 26, 2012 at 2:30pm — 9 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 6: POPcorn ART

Special "Kate's Popcorn" from Erni....where did he ever find it?

EAT ART...but even though it says good until Christmas, 25.12.12.

...it really is no longer edible.

BUT it is ARTable:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 7:45pm — 10 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 5: CONTENTS (food)

The FOOD...in the BOX

"Kate's Popcorn"...with Cheddar Cheese, thus ART = CHEESE!

This is amazing...art to come from this soon..POPCORN ART:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 7:19pm — 9 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 4: CONTENTS (non-food)

EAT ART....Feed Art to the World, such is the message from the Haptic Werewolf!

Contents could be a C.A.R.E. package from Germany to Greece! Thank you muchly!

Message inside:

Not just EAT ART...edible goodies :-) But also…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:58pm — 8 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 3: CONTENTS (paper)

Open the packaging, open the gold box...and what does appear? PAPER stuffing!

LOTS of paper stuffing!

Or....is it ART? Pure white sculpture:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:38pm — 1 Comment

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 2: GOLD BOX

Oh, Erni!

Now he is smiling on the Gold Box: Hello Hamburger!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:28pm — 2 Comments

EAT ART from the Haptic Werewolf, Erni in Hamburger, Part 1: The BOX

This will need more than just ONE blog dear friends...

A BOX (32x22x13 cm) from the Haptic Werewolf arrived at the Hellas (ELTA) Post Office.

It waited patiently,off on the right, as I sent off some mail art cards:

then into…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 22, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

Return from Athens...EVEN MORE mail art arrived. GOTIJ!

Karen Champlin sighting!

Beautiful card, and I realized that the white tape was stuck on 

by the US post office, not the original design, right?

Touch-of-BLUE and map fragment, drawing and just super fine collage. Thank you,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 4:01pm — 3 Comments

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