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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

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

OPA! Welcome to Australia!

Oh, I am sooo there, Vizma...ya got summer, yes? 

nice envelope...fun stampings

It is a grey ugly rainy winter day in Greece (first day of its kind :-) …

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 3:30pm — 7 Comments

Return from Athens...Mail Art in mailbox on the floor? GOTIJ!

'Just gone for a few days, and returned today to find wonderful Mail Art.

Some on my "prayer carpet" at the studio.

From Banana Day, Nov.18, BLUE Dolphins of Crete with

banana stickers from Valentine Mark Herman.,,simba, simba…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 21, 2012 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

"Gallery of Colors"/ Mail Art exhibit in Athens Nov 18-Nov 25 and Patras, Nov.23.



The "Gallery of Colors" art exhibit with mail art archives had its opening reception last night, Nov.18..

at the Cultural Center "Melina Mercouri", the Arts Cafe, in Ilion, Athens, Greece.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 19, 2012 at 12:00pm — 21 Comments

WHO is "E" of Utopia?

Two portrait stampings in an envelope from "E".

Are they both our dear friend in Utopia??? One without....one with ...a beard:

Wonderful effect of "E" on the classical column capital motif...it's an…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 15, 2012 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

GOTIJ: Mail Art Wednesday! From Asli Omur, from Andy and Elena, from Annie Sui, and from M.Keen!

A fun full mailbox, for "Greece, Hellas, Yunanistan" from SanFran, from Asli Omur 

Colorful envelope and a note that her ancestors came from Trikala and settled in Istanbul...

and now Asli is in San Francisco..and YES, I have been to…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 14, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

DKult ORGANIC mailart...from Elgin, Illinois?

There are sooooo many stickers on the envelope

that it is hard to say where it comes from....though me suspects

Elgin, Illinois, USA, (Zip 60120 yep) Home of DKult and Diane Keys:-) FOREVER!!!

Yes, both sides and inside...sticky sticker fun! It's green, it's organic, "Look for the 9"????…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 14, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Who wants an Erni "EAT 'n PASS"? (EAT ART and it is good!)

Small package from the Haptic Werewolf arrived in the mailbox. Yay!

Arrows point correctly: that's Erni!

Now "something new"? Read instructions before opening:

Someone that I trust, eh??? Who…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 13, 2012 at 7:30pm — 24 Comments

Calligraphic beauties from the Sultanate of Oman

MNidham sends some of his beautiful art and 

an announcement of a future Mail Art Exhibit in Oman in 2013.

Details to come later.

The art work is fantastic...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 4:30pm — 5 Comments

Beads and bangles from Boo, and Art Asemic from Fleur!

Diamonds or crystals?

Just happy Halloween fun from Boo Cartledge.

'Love the jingle-jangle-bangle effects! Many Thanks, Boo!

And Fleur sends a sign:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Viviana sends mail art from Argentina

Warm textured papers and wonderful collage!

Even the envelope is exciting!

Thank you, Viv...may you be having…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Island Mail Art from Rebecca Guyver!

Beautiful documentation from Rebecca's "Islands" project.

Full color catalog from the exhibit,

with many wonderful art works, from mail artists here at IUOMA,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

It's asemic-to-me from Victor Anterov in Russia

 

Well, because it is all in Russian, it is a package full of color!

though the texts are many and letters intriguing,

even if meaning is unknownst to me.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Autumn Orange from Amy Irwen

Soft textured stitchery and fabric art from Amy.

Always a joy to receive!

Flip side also with interesting tag..thanks xxx

Happy colorful card and note enclosed, much appreciated.

Amy loooves to "recycle", so I get my…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Delicate BLUE from Suus in Mokum!

Wow...splashy fun colored envelope arrived in Greece today... 

'tis a GOOD MAIL ART MONDAY!

Suus in Mokum sent this little packet, BLUE plaid tape, too.

Inside: 

Multicolored cover and a wonderful delicate BLUE…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

Who would like to join this gang?

It's an add and pass...from Russia via Argentina via Turkey...

Kemal Ozyurt happily sent it here to Greece

...and though I usually do not do add n' pass,

I shall definitely add my "head" to this one.

Who would like it next?

It looks like it i going out-of-tis-world !

Kemal also sent a BLUE Plato…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 12, 2012 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

From October 15, 2012...mail art received in Sigean, France

Mail art was waiting for me as I arrived in southern France, back on Oct. 15.

Val carefully laid out all these goodies, on the vintage light blue chenille bedspread

and it was a nice surprise...and Val saved postage :-)…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on November 7, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

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