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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 Michael Leigh on August 25, 2020 at 7:37am

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on August 24, 2020 at 7:53pm

I went to my post office to pick up my mail on Friday, August 21st, and received some smiles. Here's the August 10th smile from Walmarth, and that big cat is ready for a delicious meal!

It came wrapped in one of her folded envelopes with a newsletter on the inside. I'm including the folded envelope in this scan because the artistamps are so cool, too!

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 20, 2020 at 4:32pm

On the back of an envelope. Surely this counts as a smirk.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 19, 2020 at 3:42pm

Your collaged poem is great, Michael, and then, to complete the fun, this landed on the shores of Retailia from Adanaland:

Comment by Michael Leigh on July 17, 2020 at 7:36am

Lovely stuff - thanks Martha.  Here's my three penneth -

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 16, 2020 at 8:40pm

From Bonniediva's latest Bon-zine, Quaren-zine, to cheer us up.

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 10, 2020 at 1:48pm

Judi Dagan 1

Comment by Mail Art Martha on July 3, 2020 at 8:10pm

Thanks Katerina. I got them too, they are really good, poor America!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 1, 2020 at 9:38am

funnies from the Sticker Dude...keep smiling!

Comment by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 1, 2020 at 9:37am

 

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