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No Idea commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"The colour in the Ethel's Hideaway postcard must have shifted over time. Can't believe anyone would want to dine in such a gruesome atmosphere. Like to see more of the art on the walls. A collection of restaurant post cards might offer its…"
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No Idea commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
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""Does anyone know if there is a Grandmother Mountain?" - I couldn't resist trying to find out. Turned out it was quick and easy - and, yes there is. It's situated near Linville, North Carolina. Wikipedia has info."
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No Idea commented on Valentine Mark Herman's blog post WHAT IS HAPPENING TO YOUR NATIONAL MAIL SYSTEM?
"In Finland mail delivery seems to be quite reliable, but as the volume is steadily decreasing, the price of postage keeps climbing. Japan seems to have reasonable postage rates. "
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No Idea commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
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‘the ABSURD’ resides within the normal and outside it

Here are a few of the submissions received for 'the ABSURD'. More of what was received can be viewed on the blog:https://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.com/Daniel de CulláThe Wasted Angel…See More
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No Idea commented on Valentine Mark Herman's group BORING POSTCARDS
"Me thinks I don't know what to think!"
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Terry Owenby commented on No Idea's group mini mail art
"Jayne, I received your inchies! They are gorgeous and I love them! Thanks very much! "
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Jayne Barket Lyons commented on No Idea's group mini mail art
"Howdy No Idea, wanted to let you know that I received your inchies earlier in the week. Fantastic! Around the same time I mailed my inchies to you, NRD, and Terry Owenby. "
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Mail-Artist since:
2010 (or maybe 1983)
My Website (without http://):
http://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.fi/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
Its sense of freedom, humour and all the interestingly strange ways mail artists explore the mundane.
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
On hiatus until further notice
4johngayer@gmail.com

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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

At 3:16pm on February 2, 2018, em scheer said…

thanks for the greetings and all the best to Helsinki!

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‘the ABSURD’ resides within the normal and outside it

Posted on February 26, 2020 at 9:30am 0 Comments

Here are a few of the submissions received for 'the ABSURD'. More of what was received can be viewed on the blog:https://postboxtomailboxnoplainart.blogspot.com/

Daniel de Cullá

The Wasted Angel…

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Outgoing / envelope pyramid

Posted on January 10, 2020 at 12:17pm 0 Comments

Why, when I google IUOMA, does the results page sometimes show different pictures of Ruud Janssen?

Posted on December 13, 2019 at 11:10am 1 Comment

Will the real IUOMA Ruud Janssen please stay put?…

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This appeared in today's The Guardian (online)

Posted on October 28, 2019 at 10:30am 2 Comments

It's an image of Eugenio Dittborn's Dust Clouds, Airmail Painting No 99, 1992 (Photograph Nathan Keay), paintings on paper that were folded up and mailed. It accompanies an article by Nadja Sajev that talks about Direct Message: Art Language and Power, an exhibition showing at the Museum of Contemporary of At in Chicago (link to…

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