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There are a lot of basic questions on Mail Art that are often asked and answered. This group might be the first place to look for answers. I will do my best to answer, but hope that other members can help out as well.

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Archives that take donations?

Started by Cynthia Sillitoe. Last reply by Ilya Semenenko-Basin Dec 11, 2020. 9 Replies

What is the etiquette re altering other people's art pieces?

Started by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Dec 6, 2020. 12 Replies

Mail Art vs Correspondence Art

Started by Mah Nu. Last reply by Mah Nu Dec 2, 2020. 8 Replies

How can I change the background of my homepage?

Started by Carien van Hest. Last reply by Yvonne Kettner Sep 18, 2020. 3 Replies

How to respond to ATC Buddy Jam?

Started by Melanie Reed. Last reply by William M Jul 3, 2020. 1 Reply

Mail art call or Event?

Started by Edamameg. Last reply by Edamameg Jun 8, 2020. 4 Replies

Starting a IUOMA mail art group

Started by Melanie Reed. Last reply by Linda Rogers May 29, 2020. 4 Replies

instagram accounts

Started by allison. Last reply by Jenn Miltenberger May 22, 2020. 2 Replies

How do I tag an artist?

Started by Edamameg. Last reply by Edamameg May 21, 2020. 4 Replies

Are there fountain pen enthusiasts here?

Started by Yayoi S.W.. Last reply by Yayoi S.W. Mar 27, 2020. 11 Replies

Postcard sizes

Started by Jeremy Ng. Last reply by William M Aug 4, 2019. 7 Replies

paper glues

Started by Heide Monster. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Aug 3, 2019. 16 Replies

What do you put in Envelope?

Started by Lynne Larkin. Last reply by Vel Crowe Aug 2, 2019. 11 Replies

Instagram linked to IUOMA?

Started by Jennie Hinchcliff. Last reply by Erin Morse Jul 9, 2019. 4 Replies

Images in Blog Posts

Started by Marina Schiemenz. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Jun 27, 2019. 11 Replies

What is the best way to share . . .

Started by Allison Ruby. Last reply by Mail Art Martha Feb 15, 2019. 1 Reply

Swaps?

Started by Helga Deb. Last reply by Carolyn Cline Jan 1, 2019. 1 Reply

How to rotate a photo

Started by Ruud Janssen. Last reply by Mim Golub Scalin Dec 28, 2018. 1 Reply

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Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on December 6, 2020 at 6:04pm

I can say with confidence that I will never exchange digital works of art for such art objects that are made by hand from material, paint, paper ... Art does not exist in the human brain or on the retina, but it also relates to our entire body, with the dimension of the body, with touch, smell. A flickering screen cannot replace live communication with a thing. If the terrible high cost of mail stops mailing, I will still make my collages sitting in my room: postcards, stamps, paper, glue ...

Comment by Alan Brignull on December 6, 2020 at 5:20pm

Answered my own question. It's at the top under Options.

Comment by Alan Brignull on December 6, 2020 at 5:13pm

Is there any way to delete a photo or edit its title once uploaded?

Comment by carl baker on November 8, 2020 at 9:25pm

retraction, now there is something listed, sorry.(see below)

Comment by carl baker on November 8, 2020 at 9:22pm

obvious front is shown as a member online but then i search in members directory(all members overview) and nothing comes up, why? who is a member? how are u listed as a member but not really, is this fake news?

Comment by Jennifer Wallace on October 17, 2020 at 12:05pm

Carl's asked why some people join this website but after a short period drop out.

I think that's partly simply because that's all too easy. Some online groups ask you all sorts of questions to decide whether they let people in, but as that goes against the basic ethos of mail art, it doesn't happen here and I can't see anyone wanting that to change.

But when I was introduced to mail art just over a year ago, I didn't know much about what I was getting into. For me, the year's experiences have been mostly good, but I've been disappointed about some things and I can understand someone having second thoughts about being part of all this. This group just doesn't work for everyone, for all sorts of reasons, including life suddenly heading off in unexpected other directions. Plus there are other places to tap into the networks.

Comment by Maxima Strange on August 4, 2020 at 11:10pm

How do I connect to Twitter? When I click on "connect to Twitter," it sends me to a page that has a number. It says go back to Ning and input the number to "complete the process." But where do you input the number? 

Comment by carl baker on August 4, 2020 at 8:41pm

possers, why don't people stay with mail-art? i see ppl on here for 3 wks and they disappear,focus, try to focus!, ppl are so scattered anymore, any serious mail-arters left?

Comment by Amanda on July 29, 2020 at 2:04am

Hi everyone a friend of mine sent me some stamps of energyman 1. silly by michael lamb. I just wanted to get some more information on him if anyone knows of him? thank you for any help, really like the stamp and just wanted to know abit more if possible. 

Comment by Amanda on July 10, 2020 at 7:26pm

Thanks Heleen, I have found the group and have now joined the rubber stamps group, I am also looking up your suggestions I really appropriate it.

 

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