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Musiamo Cent (Mail art call) at Specific Everywhere

January 31, 2021 at 1am to May 10, 2021 at 11:45pm
Mail Art Call: I am building Musiamo Cent (Museum 100). If you want to be a building block for the first museum in a land that does not yet exist but to which I hold the blueprint, send a piece of mail art. The inaugural collection for Musiamo Cent will be curated over 100 days as a fictional parallel to documenta 15.  Submissions received from now will be entered with in-situ text into the museum collection on the 5Ft Storyhouse blog from 31 Jan - 10 May 2021 (100 days). No returns. All…See More
13 hours ago
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Mel Anie's Move the Hands Four Times

Great to receive Mel Anie's Rijksmuseum themed work, which is a response to the Rijksmuseum map piece that I sent to Ilya Semenenko-Basin. The art invites me to re-contextualise her rearrangement of a reproduction of an x-ray image of Rembrandt's portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet, a painting from a Welsh collection once exhibited at the Rijksmuseum. …See More
13 hours ago
John Gayer commented on William M's blog post Incoming: John Gayer and Tinky Whisk
"Glad the sending made it to you and that you posted the images on the 13th. 13 is one of my favourite numbers. 22 and 77 also rank high on my list of favourites. No worries about the disruption in the mail service. I do wonder how they decide on…"
yesterday
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"Thanks Mel! that link works"
Monday
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"The link to 5ftsotryhouse.wordpress.com does not seem to work."
Jan 17
Sniffkittens left a comment for John Gayer
"Thank you. It struck me (while looking it over while I was posting it here) how relevant the cover image was to the Mars thing. One of those strange coincidences I suppose... Thanks again for looking."
Jan 12
John Gayer commented on Sniffkittens's blog post Components of a Pre-Sent Mail Art Zine
"deliciously far out"
Jan 11
John Gayer commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Projects List
"New (e)mail art call by Vitaly Maklakov TAOYSThe art of your sketchbooksPlease send me your work to this email v.kab9@list.ruFree theme and materials.Resolution of your image is not less than 300 dpi.This is an internet project.All works will…"
Jan 6
John Gayer commented on Toni Hanner -- tonipoet's blog post Shine Repeat from Heide Monster! AND Money!
"Yes, what Predrag says is correct. Even when it existed, many didn't seem to know that Yugoslavia was an independent socialist state. "
Jan 3
John Gayer commented on Bruno Cassaglia's group Black and white
Dec 29, 2020
Iver Zinaver joined John Gayer's group
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mini mail art

one could say this is a group for the small minded or those interested in shrinking the archive...See More
Dec 23, 2020
John Gayer is attending MoriceMarcuse's event
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A Island Far Far Away Tristan Da Cunha Project at Tristan da Chuna South Atlantic Ocean

January 28, 2024 at 6pm to January 26, 2025 at 7pm
Tristan Da Cunha is an Island Far Far Away There is a People and a Post Office the Project is to send some artwork to create a permanent exhibition on the Island for them and for all who will pass by to visit the Island.No Limitation on Themes, Sizes, Number of works Just.Please send your work of Art to :Post Office & Philatelic BureauTristan da Cunha, TDCU 1ZZSouth Atlantic OceanBRMorice Marcuse Few Notes about the Island…See More
Dec 23, 2020
Ilya Semenenko-Basin commented on John Gayer's blog post Energetic collages, USSR stamp marks and a richly illustrated envelope from Ilya Semenenko-Basin (Russia)
"Thank you for your blog! Now I make collages that reflect the state and energy of this day, when the epidemic is raging around, the body sensations change, the course of thoughts changes: completely new ideas arise, but also new fears, new…"
Dec 23, 2020
Yvonne Kettner joined John Gayer's group
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mini mail art

one could say this is a group for the small minded or those interested in shrinking the archive...See More
Dec 20, 2020
John Gayer posted blog posts
Dec 18, 2020
Ilya Semenenko-Basin commented on John Gayer's group Conceptual Mail Art Projects
"Thanks John Gayer."
Dec 16, 2020

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Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.com/2020/07/links-to-all...
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
freedom of expression, humour, oblique perspectives of mundane truths
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
4johngayer@gmail.com

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At 11:54pm on January 11, 2021, Sniffkittens said…

Thank you. It struck me (while looking it over while I was posting it here) how relevant the cover image was to the Mars thing. One of those strange coincidences I suppose...

Thanks again for looking.

At 11:46pm on June 1, 2019, Carmela Rizzuto said…

Thanks for the info on marker art process.

At 10:16pm on March 1, 2019, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

I liked your flooring material. I extracted this material from the postal envelope. Something sprouted on it !!!

At 12:56pm on January 15, 2019, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Arrivata!!!!  bellissima!!!1  ti abbraccio. b  W LA MAIL ART W IUOMA!!!!!1

At 12:13am on December 19, 2018, Norma Soulet said…

Hi John,

Hope you are doing well.

So happy my Fabric Fragment arrived and you like it.

Until next time,

Norma

At 7:51pm on November 23, 2018, Ilya Semenenko-Basin said…

Hello John,

 

I sent you a collage to the specified address.

At 12:12pm on November 1, 2018, Bruno Cassaglia said…

Ciao John ti ho inviato una Mail Art... un abbraccio W LA MAIL ART!!!!

At 4:50pm on July 19, 2018, carl baker said…

thanks john,

theres nothing on the iuoma projects page.

At 10:12pm on February 6, 2018, Gen Harrison said…

Why thank you kind sir...

At 2:08am on February 3, 2018, emily louise said…

Thanks for the greetings.  I'm very new to IUOMA and am just starting to explore the website. greeting back from Eureka, California

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Mel Anie's Move the Hands Four Times

Posted on January 23, 2021 at 10:34am 0 Comments

Great to receive Mel Anie's Rijksmuseum themed work, which is a response to the Rijksmuseum map piece that I sent to Ilya Semenenko-Basin. The art invites me to re-contextualise her rearrangement of a reproduction of an x-ray image of Rembrandt's portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet, a painting from a Welsh collection once exhibited at the Rijksmuseum. …

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