Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – April 2011 Archive (12)

Trashpo art - amazing collages from DK and Torma

TWO great mail art card from the Trashpo Queen: Diane Keys, came within two days!

"No.6" is just as-it-is-found and glue down, a bit torn by the postal machines but

looking great! Also nice overlays that don't show so well in this scan, but "feel" good!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

"SWEET JOSEPH" 1 + 2 from Erni, the Haptic Werewolf Strikes Again..twice!

"Sweet Joseph" Part One came in a small package about 10x20x5 cm, 

"Sweet Joseph" Part Two is a flat package 33x33 cm square..both arrive in today's delivery. YAY!

Opening Part One, listening to the rattling of something inside, haptic wonders are…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 28, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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

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