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Interested in a Collab Book?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Owenby Apr 2, 2015. 37 Replies

The first ten people to volunteer will be included in this project. I will mail to the first…Continue

Have You Seen My Add and Pass Books?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jon foster Sep 12, 2013. 3 Replies

This may sound kind of silly, but I was wondering if anyone had seen my add and pass books? I sent them outside as many as a couple years ago, they ran away, and I haven't seen them since. Two of…Continue

Who Wants a Golden Ticket?

Started this discussion. Last reply by jon foster Jul 21, 2013. 41 Replies

21 people have stood up and said, "I want a damn golden ticket!" Guess what, those damn people will receive a golden ticket. Do you want to receive a golden ticket and go down in mail-art and zine…Continue

Johnny Marr (The Smiths guitarist) Mail-Artist?

Started this discussion. Last reply by res nullius Jun 13, 2015. 19 Replies

Yesterday I was floating around the Record Store Day website looking for limited releases coming out on that day. At the bottom of the page I noticed a trailer for a movie about independent British…Continue

 

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Mary Anne commented on jon foster's blog post Add And PASS Thoughts
"Joseph Cornell is a great hero of mine and he had many strategies for introducing randomness into his life.  One of the stories told is by one of his waitress friends.  They were casual friends to the point that he knew where she…"
Oct 3
jon foster commented on jon foster's blog post Add And PASS Thoughts
"@Mary Anne - I like that idea, I think I might add it to the list. @Richard - Perfect."
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Mary Anne commented on jon foster's blog post Add And PASS Thoughts
"Number &: Put them in a drawer and forget them for five years - then send them out."
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Richard Canard commented on jon foster's blog post Add And PASS Thoughts
"02.10.19 Dare Mister Jon Foster, ...You always seem to be most helpful & insightful in your actions & communications involving  the intricate & complex world of mail art. We are all (One & All) appreciative. ...& If I may…"
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jon foster commented on Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat)'s blog post Tape Art from Jon foster
"I'm going to keep making them forever...all those parts were from Japanese newspapers."
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"Hmmm, who are you neighbor?"
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Norma Soulet left a comment for jon foster
"Hi Jon, Something is headed your way. Left here today. Norma"
Aug 16

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Mail-Artist since:
2009
My Website (without http://):
http://thejonfoster.blogspot.com/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
If you would like to say hello on facebook, go ahead.
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=716744697

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jonwfoster@hotmail.com
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
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Jon Foster
1121 Kenwood St.
Winston-Salem North Carolina
27103 USA
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At 7:45pm on August 16, 2019, Norma Soulet said…

Hi Jon,

Something is headed your way. Left here today.

Norma

At 10:11pm on August 12, 2019, Adam Roussopoulos said…

At 10:10pm on August 12, 2019, Adam Roussopoulos said…

WONDERFUL collage from Jon arrived today! Thank you!

At 8:58am on August 3, 2019, Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) said…

SPOT on...hope you find Mr.Cheek,,,

and one of your Add/Pass boekie beauties arrived 

some time ago from Borderline Grafix,

see the blog:

Jon, always good to see you in the mail,

(but wait to send me after September,) thanks  xxx

At 9:47am on April 26, 2019, Terry Reid said…

Jon, I got your notice that you are considering doing a zine and wanted a response.  Are you asking people what they think would make a good zine?  Would be curious to see the responses you have so far.  If it's shooting in the dark you want, I'd say it would make a valuable history to say what Mail practice has accomplished up to now; to list the many tentacles (and testicles and other lobotomized parts) that have been chopped and forgot - there's been many beginning from the early beginnings.  And, of course, for shortages of cash or imagination, the many magnificent things that failed to get done en route, but are still to be done in an undisclosed future.  Ok, that is my contribution - a (sort of) provocation.  Bet you can find some great people to fill in my hungry blanks, say, just for starters, starting with John Held jr (never short on ideas) and Vittore Baroni (who has thought through the history).  Or try Ruggero Maggi on the Tibet Pavillion at the Venice Biennale.

 
 
 

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