AKA Anna Banana Appreciation Band (ABAB)

The theme is Bananas & Anna Banana.  Many of our members are « bananas » themselves, others are »fruity », a few are « nutty », and one is completely « ape ».
If you are none of these, don’t worry we can help you with specially designed projects and exams for your progress to the banana status you deserve.
We will also explore the many works of Anna Banana as we give appreciation for involvement in Mail Art & "Art".
PS I you are « crackers » or « loony », this group may not be for you.
Also: see link and fill in the form and return it to Anna Banana!

Location: Banana Land
Members: 74
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

Discussion Forum

Official Banana Days

Started by Dean aka Artist in Seine. Last reply by Francis Lammé Dec 28, 2020. 5 Replies

February 21 World Banana Day   February 23 International Banana Bread Day   April Third Wednesday in April is Banana Day   August 27 is Banana Lover's Day   September 21 International Banana…Continue

world-wide banana consciousness

Started by Anna Banana. Last reply by Alicia Starr Mar 1, 2014. 18 Replies

Dear Banana Band,So happy to make your acquaintence, and wonder if you are aware that there are MANY Anna Bananas in the world. Most just USE the name as a nick-name and haven't gone legal with it ,…Continue

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Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 10, 2021 at 11:50am

going bananas for April 21 :-)

some with banana/lemon yellow USPS stickers, hohum...

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on April 9, 2021 at 5:41pm

Hi Martha. Excellent. I love bananas. Maybe I can add a little bit to your artifact, very carefully.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 9, 2021 at 3:50pm

I, too, sent first to anna Banana, and then to a few of our Banana friends here in this group. Every one should get something a little different, but with bananas or stickers on mail art for sure,

( and some ol' Anna Banana artistamps, too)

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 9, 2021 at 10:39am

To be clear, I make my own rules, Ilya. So I am sending bananas to you, Katerina, Amanda, Pagan Frog ( she is not on the list but I want to renew contact with her) and the one and only Artist in Seine. And maybe Michael Leigh , if I got a spare one. He is not even in the group but I owe him a mailing so he will have bananas, like it or not.

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on April 8, 2021 at 2:34pm

Dean, thanks for the message. I understand that the group involves an exchange between artists, but I will first try to send the artifact personally to Anna Banana. Such an artifact must first be made.


Katerina, this is great !!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 8, 2021 at 9:36am

Bananas to you Europeans now in-the-mail, might arrive by April21???

...or there after?

To Anna Banana in Canada and Ilya in Russia, and a few fellow Americans, (might get Banana Mail from Greece by April 21, 2022 :-)

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on April 8, 2021 at 2:38am

Hi,  I got a message from Mail Art Martha.  She is in for 21 April Banana Day.

So we are now four.

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on April 8, 2021 at 2:28am

Hello Ilya,  Rules?  We are working with Artists here.  Artists do not obey rules.  It's like herding cats.  But to answer your question.

Yes, you can make an artifact with the image of Anna Banana and mail it personally to Me.

And I will personally put Anna Banana in a crate and personally send her to you with a bunch of bananas.  Unless she eats then during the transportation.

But the rules idea of 21 April Banana Day is that a few of us will send a banana themed Mail Art to each other.  And hopefully they will arrive on 21 April Banana Day.

I hope I was helpful and not too silly.

Comment by Ilya Semenenko-Basin on April 7, 2021 at 6:43pm

Please explain the group rules to me. Can I make an artifact with the image of a banana and mail it personally to Anna Banana?

Comment by Dean aka Artist in Seine on April 7, 2021 at 2:58pm

Okay, so far we are three for Going Bananas on April 21


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