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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: 26
Latest Activity: Oct 21

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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! :-)

Comment by Mail Art Martha on October 3, 2020 at 5:20am

While you are in the store getting your Voodoo Doll don't forget to pick up your free Coffee Clutch.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on September 8, 2020 at 2:32am

I received this surprising card. Autograghed too.
Apparently somebody told Boris I admire him !?!

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on August 29, 2020 at 5:44am

I'm glad that you like my silly little cards, Martha. I'll be putting one of them in the mail to you tomorrow!

 

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