Tape Transfer Trashpo by meeah williams (Brooklyn, New York, USA) - with Diane Keys collab

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Mail-art by IUOMA member meeah williams (collab with Diane Keys) (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

October 30, 2014 - I can only assume this wonderful, large postcard-size work comes from my Brooklyn correspondent, meeah williams. The determination was not simple. I cannot find any sort of signature. More important, the front (above) manages to mimic the Trashpo style of Diane Keys (Illinois, USA) so perfectly that I consider the work an homage to Trashpo. While the scan does not reveal it well, this is a tape transfer piece; that is how so many of the wonderful effects are achieved. Thus, the work invokes tape transfer master Jon Foster (North Carolina, USA). meeah williams is remarkably versatile and constantly experimenting. This is a perfect example.

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Pondering the address side led me to conclude that only meeah williams could have made this. First, I believe I recognize the handwriting. Second, the layered asemics reflect meeah’s very recognizable style. They are worth clicking into for a closer look at the detail.

So many thanks to meeah williams for more wonderful mail. If meeah did not send this, please correct me!

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Comment by DKULT on November 1, 2014 at 3:50pm

from now on I think i will say fo sho instead. Rebecca, DVS' birthday is in January. if you get him a present make sure to put it in a beg particularly if it is a megazine

Comment by De Villo Sloan on November 1, 2014 at 11:31am

defi-gnat-ely

Comment by Rebecca Guyver on November 1, 2014 at 12:07am
What do the rules say about expatriates? Where do I vote? I feel I should have an American vote - there isn't much voting going on in Suffolk, or even England. Martha and I concur on everything. It's kind of a waste of a vote. How can anyone be mean to you on your birthday, though, DVS?
Comment by DKULT on October 31, 2014 at 10:43pm
Dvs who on earth is flaming u over this?
Comment by DKULT on October 31, 2014 at 10:41pm
Lolzzzez I definately didnt notice but ur right that trashpo is indefinite not sure what RC would say but I hope he weighs in de finite or defin ate u remind me of my daughters teacher she is one of those people that says Beg instead of bag beggie instead of baggie eggriculture megazine it annoyed my daughter so she decided to innocently ask her the right pronunciation so as not to make it seem like she was correcting her. She asks her Is the proper way to say it is magazine or megazine cuz im confused. The teacher answers you can say it either way and itz proper...definately
Comment by Borderline Grafix on October 31, 2014 at 10:29pm

I've got to book time at the clinic - again.  It's never too late.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on October 31, 2014 at 10:23pm

And - thanks for posting the pic, DK. I don't know where KDJ stands on this. I thought of launching some sort of effort to buy the Elgin Mansion or to do something to create a museum for your earlier Trashpo, but I've already received so much s---t today concerning my position on this, I am just going to drop it. I seriously expect mail w/rotten eggs.

DKULTNY will issue a statement concerning the destruction of historic Trashpo, but I don't think I even have the support of most other NY trashpoets. Likely meeah wants to spit acid at me over this.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on October 31, 2014 at 10:18pm

I'm glad someone else finally brought up "definately."

But since the clinic, it doesn't bother me.

Comment by Borderline Grafix on October 31, 2014 at 9:59pm

Ok, DK!  Now, look closely at the right side of the piece - where you can make out the word, "definitely".  It is spelled that way in the real world, and you drive me crazy spelling definitely as definately.  What would Richard Canard say about that? 

Wonderful trashed piece, by the way!  You can always make another one, trashpo is indefinate.

Comment by DKULT on October 31, 2014 at 9:08pm

ok funinally I tracked it down. This is the piece of which you have a piece

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