De Villo Sloan
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Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists

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PoRKeNiGMa commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Mail Art Martha, if you have access to Adobe Creative cloud, this image was made in about 2 minutes using very elementary functions in Adobe Illustrator. I still don't touch Photoshop ever and instead prefer Gimp, but Illustrator is a really…"
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Mail Art Martha commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Neither does asemic, I am afraid, but I ahve a go at everything and that is the goodness of mail art."
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Mail Art Martha commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"I should Mel Annie  and I will! Porkenigma that is great! Obviously, graphic art is your thing, that is where you shine. I wish I could think of doing something like that. I have a tendency to add a figure. I am a figurative artist and…"
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Mel Anie commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Martha, you need to put it in the one-size-fits-all aisle.* (*and don't forget all the exclusions)."
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"I'm learning graphic design and Adobe."
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Mail Art Martha commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Hi everybody. Here goes my first multipurpose work, I need all my energy to keep up with the Shopping Trollly Gallery. It developed a will of its own since it has gone virtual."
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New Trashpo by Moan Lisa (supposedly somewhere in Eastern Europe)

Moan Lisa has re-appeared with this recent bit of Kulter Trashpo. He claims to be traveling somewhere in Eastern Europe.
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De Villo Sloan commented on DKeys's group All Things Trashpo
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Jeanette Geissler commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"Jeanett Geissler – Asemic snapshots – Serie Berlin 1 – 2021,  Serie Berlin 2 – 2021"
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Mel Anie commented on De Villo Sloan's group Asemic Writing for Mail-Artists
"If all redactions were as pretty as that, Fike, the world might be a more (insert your choice of adjective) place. But my attention is on the strikethrough. I think that makes me an un-asemic searcher?"
Apr 8

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Mail-Artist since:
circa 1480
My Website (without http://):
http://www.pinterest.com/devillos/_saved/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
You can serve the one.
You can serve the many.
You can serve The Great Confusion.
You cannot serve one too many to The Great Confusion.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
De Villo Sloan
P.O. Box 1314
Auburn, New York 13021 USA

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New book of collage by Ray Johnson & prose by William S. Wilson (review by Mark Bloch)

Posted on December 18, 2020 at 2:00am 2 Comments

A Brooklyn Rail review by mail art legend Mark Bloch announces the publication of Frog Pond Splash, a book of collage by Ray Johnson & prose by William S. Wilson. Edited by Elizabeth Zuba.

The book is published by Siglio Press, which has released other editions about Ray Johnson & related artists & writers. 

This is an opportunity to see rare examples of Ray Johnson's solo collage & gain insights from Johnson's archivist, William S.…

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"Art in America" magazine features important article on mail art (Sept. 29, 2020)

Posted on September 30, 2020 at 5:30pm 7 Comments

Thanks to IUOMA member Carmela Rizzuto (California, USA) for sharing this initially on the IUOMA platform.

"Art in America" just published an article about the origins of mail art, Ray Johnson & Yoko Ono & John Held Jr., French exhibitions, USA postal system etc. 

Should be of some interest to mail artists. …

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At 4:39pm on February 27, 2021, Mail Art Martha said…

Hi thanks for your comment on The Face of Trashpo, the proper title for Mask Catt.

I wonder if you received snail mail from me? It was Foldilope #9 which is dedicated to DK and Trashpo. 

At 6:02am on February 25, 2021, Mail Art Martha said…

Ooops! I had not missed you comment. I had seen it and thanked you and been most flattered. I definitely going bananas.

At 5:53am on February 25, 2021, Mail Art Martha said…

I don't know if  it is 'human error'' ( my own fault) or the technology getting in the way but I missed your comment of December 28. By now I cannot remember to what it referred but it was nice of you. Thanks!

At 1:54pm on February 8, 2021, Jeanette Geissler said…

hi De Villo Sloan, thanks for the tip in "Trashpo" group.....

intresting experiments from you on flickr.com.

At 4:59pm on February 7, 2021, Mel Anie said…
Mel Ange! Yes, that is a very suitable name. You can call me that anytime.
At 3:59pm on January 27, 2021, Ifé Niklaus said…

THANKS FOR INSPIRATION !!!!

At 7:14pm on January 3, 2021, Mail Art Martha said…

Thanks for your comments, now that the Queen is back. my online life has improved.

Long live the Queen!

At 9:57pm on December 31, 2020, Mel Anie said…

Oh, my eyes are watching me and so are yours! It has taken me a few days to even realise you left this link. My apologies but I don't have a watch and I run by a different time. It's usually very fast but sometimes I am a bit slow too; depends on routes of diversion. But when it comes to trashpo, nuevo or old-vo, I haven't even got onto that path yet. So I am very curious to find out where I am going. Thank you in advance, devil-lo.

At 3:27am on December 24, 2020, Mah Nu said…

love the scan of the P. Orridge collage! Im a big fan of a lot of their work....yes Gen was both very human and very cosmic.... thanks for sharing! I will surely send some things your way very soon...just about caught up with responses after a few days off that routine (partly due to a couple cassette collaborations I needed to finish up and mail away)

More soon,

Mah Nu

At 8:32am on October 16, 2020, Sabela Baña said…

Vilo Sloan Thanks

 
 
 

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