Mail In Male Out - ha! MAIL on View - its all in the Poetry of the Visual

This is my  January In box so far.  MANY thanks for all the  mail - I will be replying to EVERYONE as you know :-)

Mail on its way - INCLUDING 14 copies for VISPO book 2 from John Bennett and I

I think Vispo is in the air - so from my FAB pile I am posting some Visual Poetry received bearing in mind the collaborative books on the go:

From Samuel Montalvetti (Argentina) - a series of mini vispo artists books: 

Inside View - black and white beauty :

Words afloat. Words in Color.

From Reed Altemus - a series of VISPO works, 6, numbered 29/30.

What should I read (Reed) next? An original collage.

From Dr Baron Joseph A. Uphoff, Jr. (Colorado) - my first package from the Arjuna Library. This piece is from the Journal of Regional Criticism.

"There might have been a moment of uneasiness

when everything listening heard everybody

speaking and employing other forms of rhetoric

such as broadcasting  or sports cars

racing. Pushing all the right buttons...

- thank you!

From John Bennett:

I obviously CANT leave out the Bar Code from Dean Marks - it survived intact - that in itself is not small feat. LinePo? You heard it hear first! OK HERE!!! :-))))

From Diane Keys - weirdly this piece was lost in the mail, but was resent and is no longer a loss lost :-). While the paint gently weeps.

From Angie Cope - the photograph belies its size - this is an ATC which employs vispo and architecture - my current favorite subjects :-)

From Svenha Wahl - a wonderful play of image and text - stepping over the stones of your heart and mind.

I cant leave out one of my FAV's - Guido Vermeulen - "How to move a rock when you are hungry"

Or Katerina of course :-) I thought # 405 of 365 qualified as vispo :-))! 

ZALOP comes in chocolate too :-)) - from Heleen da Vaan - Heleen - chocolate VISPO - each letter is a separate box of chocolate. It comes with a warning - Content Maybe Melts * only exception: When you eat it immediately :-). A ZALOP Chocolate Performance - a first for sure :-) X

From Erni - aka Choctea - a LARGE package - I'm putting it in the SWEEEEET section. It arrived very late December, but I'm sneaking it in here too.

A FAB book of here - right here! Anyone for Roast Duck? 

Just in case you were interested to know what is in some of your envelopes - I cut up another book.

And another painting


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Comment by cheryl penn on January 14, 2012 at 1:58pm

Hey De Villo - this is the information on www.reedaltemus.org regarding the work I was sent. Title: U medium: asemic writing/visual poetry year: 2010 size: 5.5x8.5", open edition.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on January 13, 2012 at 6:01pm

The Reed Altemus piece is fantastic. Is that just "typewriter art" or is it photoshop? Did he explain? Anyway, nice blog.

Comment by Svenja Wahl on January 13, 2012 at 5:14pm

Wow, Cheryl, fantastic art!!Thanks for sharing with us!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 13, 2012 at 3:24pm

What a beautiful haul! Where to begin? Wow...definitely Vispo is here and there and everywhere.

You have some great treasures there, CP! Now I can't wait to see the deconstructed boekie piece.

Comment by cheryl penn on January 13, 2012 at 3:03pm

DEF NO forgetting you LMF :-))! Lisa - my ZALOP envelope to YOU was sent back to ME today GGGRRRR!!! I MEAN!!! BIG address, stamps, and they post it to the wiggie address at the back... I wonder how many more of my own mailings I am going to see??? :-(. BUT - yes, I  have MANY fun hours ahead :-)))) - this laughter is a trifle hysterical I might add... I am embarking on my THIRD mail art painting - they're getting longer and longer - I'm heading for 3.5 meters this time :-) - you'll all get a piece - or two!  Lisa and Marie - look out for your Mona boekies - o - of course, thats if I don't get the jolly things back!!! :-) XX

Comment by Lesley Magwood Fraser on January 13, 2012 at 1:44pm

Hope you haven't forgotten me.... what a treasure box full of mail!

Comment by Marie Wintzer on January 13, 2012 at 11:39am

I don't even know where to start with this Goodibox! Vispo is definitely in the air and it's a great fragrance even from miles away when I see this. Most of them are vispo with a touch of something else like asemics or concrete po or linepo :-)) and that's great!

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