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At 9:21pm on February 1, 2013, Carlos I. Botana said…



Proxecto Cárcere calls artists to participate in the open, international project 
for the old prison of A Coruña to become a Selfmanaged Sociocultural Center.
The works will take part in an exhibition this year.
 It will take place inside or outside the prison, abandoned and disused at present.
A picture of each work will be uploaded in
For further information please visit our blog: 
or send an e-mail to

Subject: Jail
Deadline: 1st June 2013
No measurement limits
Free technique
The works will not be returned and will become part of the archives of Proxecto Cárcere.

Send your works to:
Carlos Botana
Avda. Gral. Sanjurjo, 62 - 2º
15006 - A Coruña
At 6:08pm on October 12, 2012, Celestino Neto said…

Grupo Toca do Lobo - Mail Art Call



Convidamos voces para participarem do nosso Projeto de
Arte Postal
Mago ou Magi, plural da palavra Persa antiga magus,
significando tanto imagem quanto "um homem sábio",
que vêm do verbo cuja raiz é "meh", significando grande, e em sânscrito,
“maha". Mago usualmente denota aquele que pratica a magia ou ocultismo;
no entanto, pode indicar também alguém que possui conhecimentos e habilidades
superiores como, por exemplo, quando se diz que um músico é um "mago dos teclados",
pois toca com perfeição o instrumento musical.

Tema: Mago
Técnica: Livre
Tamanho: A4 ( no máximo)
Inicio do Projeto: 2010
Término do Projeto: 3 / 11 / 2013

Qualquer pessoa pode participar,
Artistas e qualquer pessoa ao redor do mundo, enviando trabalhos com o tema “Mago”.
Não Haverá Júri e os trabalhos recebidos não serão devolvidos.
Os Trabalhos serão catalogados e estarão disponível no blog da Toca do Lobo sem valor comercial.
Exposição dos trabalhos online no blog oficial da Toca do Lobo e exposição em espaço público.
Os trabalhos podem ser enviado para o endereço:

Grupo Toca do Lobo
Rua: Nossa Senhora Aparecida, novo Nº69 (antigo 28) Apto 21
Vila Fátima – Guarulhos – São Paulo
Cep: 07191-191
At 12:53pm on September 30, 2012, Valentine Mark Herman said…

Crime doesn't pay! (Or so 'they' would have us believe)

Does Mail Art?

At 12:01pm on September 30, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

And now I have put up the poster on the front door, you may say the gateway to the United Queendom of Retailia. I am waiting for the comments of the common people eg; non mailartists. Here is a photo to prove it.

I am sure it will stop a few thieves on their tracks. Thanks again. I am working on something to send to you, slowly.

At 11:26am on August 24, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

Oops! forgot to tell you I have blogged your piece.

At 11:17am on August 24, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

Thanks for the magnificent print Tomo, it was worth the wait. Even doing less involved artwork it is difficult to find the time no wonder it took you a bit longer this super work. Unfortunately the gallery burnt down as you may know but still I have a house full of valuable Mail Art. I shall stick your artwork on my front door which is glass and wait for the reaction. Should be fun, my family/friends/neighbours ignore my mailarty inclinations, with the kind smile they reserve for children and fools. You see, I do not sell it so it couldn't be art. I have two suporters though, my husband and the postman. The last is proud of it, I think, it makes his day.

At 9:51pm on July 13, 2012, Bruno Cassaglia said…

At 8:39pm on May 5, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

Great! but don't hurry please with the package because I  have the house full of relatives until the end of May. Nice but too busy no time for myself.

At 7:22pm on May 2, 2012, Mail Art Martha said…

Hey Tomo; welcome to the network!

At 12:35am on April 18, 2012, Patricio - The Celestial Scribe said…

Tomo, this is a late but friendly welcome to The Eternal Network from a celestial mail artist living in … guess what?...of course in a heavenly corner of the faraway Universe called Republik van Patland.  A perfect start here is mail-art exchange. I would like to be the other end on your very beginning at IUOMA when you decide it’s the right time for you to start trading art.  If it’s the case at the time your envelope should read as follows:

The Celestial Scribe
Caixa Postal 24827

II look forward to see your piece in my terrene mailbox.  Yes! I will do my homework after receiving yours.  This is a celestial promise.  I’m Patricio, Celestial Scribe & Envelope Provider.

At 10:30pm on April 14, 2012, Mim Golub Scalin said…

We've been taking month long terms as Mentor, but we're all willing to be helpful to whomever whenever. I'm preparing to do a talk about Mail Art this coming Tuesday and it's fun to look at the history and progression, and my own involvement. I've even met some of the Union members, in person, which has been amazing! Best of luck with the upcoming exhibit.

At 8:47pm on April 13, 2012, Mim Golub Scalin said…

Welcome to the Union, Tomo. I'm the April Mentor, though I'd forgotten I'd said Yes, until  Val reminded me.  So many artists have had to justify living in places that were not considered residences. I like the way you created justification. If you need any answers to how the Union "works" ask and perhaps I'll have a good answer.

At 7:30pm on April 13, 2012, Ruud Janssen said…

welcome to the IUOMA Tomo!

At 4:59pm on April 13, 2012, Guido Vermeulen said…

Welcome TOMO

At 6:14am on April 13, 2012, Valentine Mark Herman said…

Bonjour! Then I apologise for misunderstanding you: sorry! I thought that your take on security was part of a marketing promotion, which is why my shackles arose. I just misunderstood your Liverpudlian humour (which is perhaps excusable, as I was born and bred in Darlington, so you will understand the particular cross that I have to bear).

What  you'll find in IUOMA is the almost complete absence of commercial activities. We do what we do because we like doing it. There are some professional artists here, but no-one to my knowledge makes any money from Mail Art. As I mailed out something like 650 pieces in 2011, you'll see that the cost of stamps  (98% were overseas mailings, half of those to N America), envelopes, glue, photocopying, associated goodies, etc was considerable. And, you might ask, what did I get back for all of this outlay? 600 bits of Mail Art. Was it worth it? Yes it was.

Now, let's get on with the Mail Art!

Bestest, Val

At 4:39am on April 13, 2012, La Koki said…

Great to see you here!

At 9:37pm on April 12, 2012, Valentine Mark Herman said…

Welcome. SERIOUS and friendly word of advice (ignore it and you might find yourself banned from IUOMA 'cos some people get really p***ed off about comercialisg what we are doing together):

 -- concentrate exclusively on the Art part of IUOMA, and completely ignore your marketing, sales, promotional, pr related and financial, economic and commercial activities.

I suspect that, like many people here, I couldn't care less about 'alternative securities' (whatever the heck they are): only art, man, only art.

Regards, Val 


At 9:21pm on April 12, 2012, Carina said…

Welcome Tomo! Nice profile picture!



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