Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s Blog – April 2015 Archive (18)

Mail Art Making...in a London Pub



Needed: a crowded pub on London Marathon Sunday, April 26, 2015,

and a great "parea" of mail artist friends,

and a few other interesting characters:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 30, 2015 at 9:00pm — 54 Comments

Vintage postcard from Mim inspires visit to Zonar's cafe in Athens

Visiting in Athens these "summer" sunny April days,

'stopped by this famous cafe in the center of Athens: Zonar's:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 19, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

London? Who is coming to "Enjoy London"?

Stripygoose Sue will be there...and a few others?

...a birdie or two with Katerina?

MomKat plans to arrive at the Tate on Sunday, April 26,

(along with the new Royal Baby, perhaps?)

There will be a mail artists meet up,…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 17, 2015 at 10:28pm — 41 Comments

Trashpo boekie from Finnbadger

It's all about recycling small paper baggies and recycling mail art received

and then Finnbadger creates a super wonderful trashpo art book!

Each page reveals more fantastic tidbits (trash bits?) from other people's mail…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 16, 2015 at 5:28pm — 5 Comments

Silhouette portrait by Ryosuke Cohen of Japan

This is 40x 60 cm, made by combining two Brain Cell horizontal format pages.

Ryosuke connected Brain Cell 908 and Brain Cell 907, then painted the black area,

leaving a profile of?.... with many stampings and…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — 7 Comments

Cascadia Art Post sends Greek Post

What a surprise to see the ancient god Hermes on this card today

The Greek postman liked it very much, and asked me "What is FluXus?" :-)

All the stamps on the flip side are all great fun:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 8, 2015 at 3:57pm — 1 Comment

Wise messages from Claudio Romeo in Italy

Always respect mail artists...

for mail art is a "strong spark"!

Claudio sent many goodies in his beautiful envelope:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 8, 2015 at 3:45pm — 7 Comments

Beautifully MINIMAL from Eduardo in Portugal

Minimal collage by Eduardo on the envelope

"Glue , paper, and rock and roll!"

and minimal beauties inside, too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 8, 2015 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Odd-shaped mail art from Linda French!

Great shape here...and fun card from Linda.

The image is alive with "circles" and sparks!

Flip side is also very interesting...…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 7, 2015 at 11:11am — No Comments

PLUS: Two "Whistlin' Kurts" postcards from the Haptic Werewolf

Fun to see collage cards from Erni in the mailbox, puts a smile all 'round!

...a true mail artist, who makes and makes, and sends and sends!

Both have some corrugated urban exploration trashpo added:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 6, 2015 at 3:36pm — No Comments

It's a packet full of mail art goodies from Hamburg!

Ah, yes, even the postman liked this package,

and Edmund Hippo , too! Keep Smilin, Erni!

Always a fun collage on the outside! NOT an "ALL TIME LOW", no sir!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 6, 2015 at 3:35pm — 2 Comments

It's a packet full of mail art goodies from Hamburg! Blog #2

Yes...it's from the Golden Bear...Baer :-) Candies, tea, and art!

Erni also included some photos of his art constructions:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 6, 2015 at 3:34pm — No Comments

From Germany...Roland Halbritter sends a documentation for HAUS

From the mail art project for this old house: Malerwinkelhaus,

comes a wonderful full-color catalog of the exhibition from Roland Halbritter

All art work is presented beautifully and all participants are listed:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 4, 2015 at 11:38am — 6 Comments

...and from Nepal

This postcard arrived addressed to me,

but possibly for the Artist In Seine aka as Dean?

It is from the same…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2015 at 4:05pm — 2 Comments

"and now"...from David Stafford!

That's part of the card that David sent to Greece...

from , not Simon and Garfunkel, but "Boils and Carbuncles"! funny!!!

But we should begin with his envelope:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2015 at 3:42pm — 2 Comments

Tiny, Tiny Town ATC from Mim

It is a new and wonderful series of Tiny Town from Mim!

ATC size is small and delicate...

I sooooo appreciate…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2015 at 9:04am — 1 Comment

Etegami mail art collection from DosankoDebbie in Japan

The recent blue pigeon etegami from Debbie in Japan, reminded me of her pigeons from 2011!

It has been more than 3 years since Debbie was in my mail box,

and up until 2012, many amazing "etegami" cards had arrived in…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2015 at 8:53am — No Comments

Rare...(beautiful BLUE)...sighting from DosankoDebbie in Japan!

It may have been years since the last etegami from Dosankodebbie,

but this is a beauty along with a chocolate carton!…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 3, 2015 at 8:52am — 3 Comments

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