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Smiles & Smirks

Art with a measure of humour is required by Walmarth Corporation for its chain of supermarkets, located in the Queendom of Retailia and in Cascadia Artpost. Through this collaboration Cascadia Artpost and Mail Art Martha are continuing to give impulse to Trashpo, the artistic vision of Diane Keys.

‘Walmarth Corporation is an entertaining and witty parody of corporate, consumer culture. Cascadia Artpost’s painstaking realization of Mail Art Martha’s ideas through detailed, special effects style models makes Walmarth Corporation one of the crowning achievements of Trashpo in the half-decade that it has been producing a large quantity of art.’
https://minxuslynxus2.wordpress.com/2015/07/30/minxus-mail-bag-walmarth-advertising-supplement-by-cascadia-artpost-olympia-washington-usa-with-mail-art-martha-beckenham-uk/

In addition to Trashpo the Corporation has now expanded to include political satire, parody, comics, caricature and witty playfulness.
Your contribution is needed to fill the shelves.

Location: The Queendom of Retailia
Members: 37
Latest Activity: May 17

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Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 5, 2021 at 1:01pm

Thank you! I had a bunny and the mask did  not save it from being chomped to bits!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 2, 2021 at 3:22pm

Happy ChocoPo Easter

...wear a mask :-)

Comment by Michael Leigh on April 2, 2021 at 9:48am

Happy Easter Eggs!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on April 2, 2021 at 7:30am

Because of almost everything being shut down due to the pandemic, Vermina is doing some necessary grooming on Infecto at home, while Ali Kaht waits.

Comment by DianeKeys on January 25, 2021 at 3:39am

Do the banner walkers do a  half time high wire act like they do in the chandelier department at the Stupor Walmarth?

Comment by Cascadia Artpost on January 24, 2021 at 7:44pm

Walmarth Cascadia promotes weekend shopping with its "banner-walkers", who also pick up what they find for the store's "Catch of the Day" in-store bin.

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 15, 2021 at 1:51pm

Ahem...could only be from David Stafford:

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 15, 2021 at 12:16pm

Aha! Finally found the first "Covid" US stamp that arrived here, back in the summer, from Cascadia ArtPost, of course:

(couldn't find it earlier, thus I "scanned" one from USPS with scratched out "forever" :-)

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on January 15, 2021 at 12:14pm

Forever, forever, forever! 

'wish we had such nice circle stamps in the HELLenic Post :-)

But at least, for international mail, 20 grams is still "only" 1 euro IF it goes "B" rate , which we assume is on-foot? by slow boat? maybe a ferry to Italy and by truck to Europe, at least? Maybe "air mail" to Canada, and then by pony express to that country to the south. Real "snail mail"!

Comment by Alan Brignull on January 15, 2021 at 10:56am

We do have a 'forever' in the form of 1st and 2nd class stamps. And you can use them on foreign mail at the current rate, with extras to make up the required value.

 

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