Information

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: 34
Latest Activity: yesterday

Discussion Forum

This group does not have any discussions yet.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Smiles & Smirks to add comments!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on November 24, 2020 at 7:30am
Well it worked. I am shut out of most of IUOMA ning, apparently a spammer got to my page some weeks ago. First, all pictures diaappeared then my list of contacts too, so I cannot message anybody. I have been investigating and it is (probably, I am not sure of anything now) my browser vrus defenses. I found out that a trojan can be put in your computer which is then triggered off by a bit of code in a jpg. Amazing.
All to get to my millions it seems.
But Trump is coming round to conceed and we are going to have several vaccines soon!
So cheers to all and over and out.
Comment by Michael Leigh on November 24, 2020 at 7:29am

Your up early.  Post away!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on November 24, 2020 at 7:16am
i wonder if i can post here
Comment by Mail Art Martha on October 21, 2020 at 12:42pm

A witty poem by Tiny Whisk

Comment by Amanda on October 19, 2020 at 6:50pm

The Voodoo dolls are brilliant and made me really laugh when I saw this post. 

Comment by Mail Art Martha on October 19, 2020 at 2:06pm

An apprisal of the Coffe Clutch sent by Rebecca Guyver. Thank you Rebecca!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2020

Cascadia Coffe clutch - Double clutch

The public service aspect to Cascadia's mail art should be highlighted. Coffee Clutch is chockablock with important information, words of wisdom from pioneers and paragons of the mail art network, funny, and full of details to keep your mind active.  

During the Covid pandemic, this is even more essential than normal. After reading the first side of Cascadia's four pages of his 'double clutch' I have identified a must contribute to mailart call, felt 'in-the-know' because i could answer some of the trivia questions and been entertained by the advertisements.

By the end I have learned about another mail artist I didn't really know about, cracked a smile about forever stamps, enjoyed the conflation of kombucha and kimchi, tested my skill on a tricky crossword, and wondered about a voodoo doll.

Enjoy the edition!  I certainly did!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on October 9, 2020 at 8:29pm

Cor blimey indeed! Fantastic, who is the artist?

Comment by Michael Leigh on October 9, 2020 at 3:44pm

Blimey!  A bumper load of new stock!  Excellent stuff!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on October 9, 2020 at 3:36pm

Ann Golden forwarded to me an ATC made by Boozy Barb with the request to be added to the stock of Walmarth. And here it is

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on October 3, 2020 at 11:19am

...And the recent Double Coffee Clutch is such fun! :-)

 

Members (34)

 
 
 

Badge

Loading…

Want to support the IUOMA with a financial gift via PayPal?

The money will be used to keep the IUOMA-platform alive. Current donations keep platform online till 1-oct-2021. If you want to donate to get IUOMA-publications into archives and museums please mention this with your donation. It will then be used to send some hardcopy books into museums and archives. You can order books yourself too at the IUOMA-Bookshop. That will sponsor the IUOMA as well.

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

Bewaren

© 2021   Created by Ruud Janssen.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service