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No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"Let's be a little more clear. 2 images + short video clip (#allsaintslibrary) in relation to Michael Leigh's exhibition: Curious Things: A Glimpse into the International Mail Art Archive of Michael Leigh and Hazel Jones"
yesterday
No Idea commented on Ruud Janssen's group Mail-Art Cafe
"Came across this link that includes to images and a brief video clip. Leave me wanting to see more...#allsaintslibrary (hope the link works)"
yesterday
mariano filippetta joined No Idea'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
Saturday
No Idea commented on MISS NOMA's group The W.Reginald Bray Appreciation Society
"re Mary Anne's comment from September 6, 2019 concerning her contribution to World Fake Stamp Day: I declare that this mail art was not lost! The following screenshot from the blog is proof... "
Oct 9
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Sep 28
No Idea commented on Tanja Vos's group Canadian Embassy
"Well let's try this..."
Sep 27
No Idea commented on Tanja Vos's group Canadian Embassy
Sep 27
No Idea commented on William M's blog post Incoming: Lubomyr Tymkiv and Cascadia Artpost
"I would also think that it's never meant to be malicious. My impression is that its focus is more on inventiveness, having fun - sometimes in strangely oblique ways - and just doing some blatantly dumb things at times. Unexpectedly beautiful…"
Sep 26
No Idea commented on Mary Anne's blog post Eleventh Blog: an explanation (of sorts) for all this rubbish . . .
"This entry is simultaneously entertaining and most touching. Amazing how age allows one to look back on life's thread, see things in a new light and draw from those experiences - despite the obstacles! thanks   "
Sep 26
No Idea commented on William M's blog post Incoming: Lubomyr Tymkiv and Cascadia Artpost
"Might be difficult for someone living in the Dakotas to pick up mail sent to a city in Ukraine. Of course, an accomplice could forward images of stuff sent to Lviv to anyone any where in the world (chuckle)."
Sep 26
No Idea posted a blog post

Of interest: Mr. Peanut Summit

New: Mr. Peanut Summit (Filip, Supplement 5 - 2019). A conversation between Anna Banana, Michael Morris, and Vincent Trasov on publishing, performance, and networked artistic practices... draws on the overlapping biographical history of artist participants, weaving the story of their practice together with those of their many collaborators and colleagues including John Mitchell, Gary Lee Nova (aka Art Rat), Ray Johnson, General Idea, Robert Fones (aka Can.D.Man), and others.See More
Sep 25
No Idea updated their profile
Sep 25
No Idea commented on Mary Anne's blog post Blog number eight: Strike or not
"I recall how in 1970s we were supposed to use plastic because paper use was destroying forests. Now trees are a renewable resource and using plastic is the oh-so-bad thing. It was also recommended to put a couple of bricks in the toilet tank to…"
Sep 20
No Idea commented on Ilya Semenenko-Bassin's blog post The exhibition “Capturing the City”
"I meant to write: Thanks for sharing this information at the end of the comment. It's great to see as I am interested in the many ways people present mail art. I also have some knowledge of how museums operate. The exhibition process is a…"
Sep 15
No Idea commented on Ilya Semenenko-Bassin's blog post The exhibition “Capturing the City”
"I like this idea of looking at personal collections to see what they tell us. They are unofficial museums in their own right. I can read much of the English language text in the photo and google translate helps with understanding the…"
Sep 15
No Idea commented on Ilya Semenenko-Bassin's blog post I thank my art friends! Do you recognize your work in a shop window?
"Some things look familiar. Unfortunately, the resolution of the image makes it impossible to be sure. Very nice presentation!"
Sep 15

Profile Information

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)
Taivaanvuohentie 3 B 13, Helsinki, Finland
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-Bassin 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-Bassin 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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