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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 Fleur Helsingor on May 17, 2020 at 7:07pm

A shiny smile came my way from our Walmarth Retailia express, and thanks so much!

She reports that she has gone abstract, which I think is a very good thing to do. I also like the artistamps on the envelope, too, so I'm showing them off as well.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 13, 2020 at 7:30am

Comment by Michael Leigh on May 11, 2020 at 8:35pm

That's true Martha - a great time to send mail .  Quite a resurgence today - 3 lots of mail art from Debbie Osborn, Catherine Bennett and the Gillens.  Its just like old times!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 11, 2020 at 7:45pm

Michael, we also indulge a bit these days. Not so much as our next door neighbours who since this lock down started seem to have crates of wine delivered very frequently!  Maybe they are preparing for a party when all is over... Console yourselves with the thought that the weather has turned nasty. Great time for making and mailing.

Comment by Michael Leigh on May 10, 2020 at 8:38am

Thanks Nancy and Martha.  We enjoyed a rum and coke with our meal last night - a rare bit of alchoholic indulgence!    It made a nice change. Trying to cheer ourselves up realising our annula trip to Llandudno would have been happening this lovely sunny weekend.  We booked for next year - let's hope this thing is banished by then! An amusing potato head man Sabela.  He's laughing all the way to the chip shop!

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on May 9, 2020 at 9:36pm

The Bloody Mary with pizza in it, I'll take that. Now it can actually be sent from Greece, right? No worry about international commerce/mail laws; the vodka is already here. Mike Leigh, that papier mache friend is desirable and adorable.

  

Comment by Sabela Baña on May 9, 2020 at 11:54am

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 6, 2020 at 8:01pm

Sabela very clever the double exposure /shadow of your funny and lovely rose. 

Michael! you are tempting me to start papier mache with all those boxes the council is late in collecting!

Comment by Maria José Silva - Mizé on May 6, 2020 at 7:08pm

Ola. Boa tarde. 
Obrigada por me esclarecer. 
Também uso o tradutor do Google.
Breve postarei aqui o meu trabalho.
Saudações criativas. 

Mizé

Comment by Mail Art Martha on May 6, 2020 at 7:06am

Mizé, não há prazo em nenhum grupo. Você adiciona o que deseja quando quiser.
Estou feliz que você escreva no seu idioma, eu uso o Google tradutor e aprendo.

 

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