This is a group for mail artists who share an affinity for tiny art! Original tiny art is a unique subset of artistry because it's often more accessible, more easily circulated through postal services, and cheaper to create than larger works."Tiny" is a subjective and not rooted in specific measurements, but let's go with "fits in the palm of my hand" as a general guideline.Paintings, prints, sculptures, doodles...etc. If it's tiny mail art, you should share it here! See More
Hand Made Postcard Exchange.Please no commercial postcards.Categories / media - drawing, painting, watercolor, print making, mixed media, original photograph.Mailed postcards have an advantage being postmarked they record the time and place where created.Note: pastel, collage and embellishments do not travel well and may cause postal machinery damage/breakage.My address is on the last comment page.See More
Dada poetry exchange group.How to Make a Dadaist Poem (method of Tristan Tzara)To make a Dadaist poem:Take a newspaper.Take a pair of scissors.Choose an article as long as you are planning to make your poem.Cut out the article.Then cut out each of the words that make up this article and put them in a bag.Shake it gently.Then take out the scraps one after the other in the order in which they left the bag.Copy conscientiously.The poem will be like you.And here are you a writer, infinitely…See More
I love to make ABC books… like the kind you see for children, but instead of the usual “A is for Apple,” I like to use obscure words not usually found in a child’s ABC book, like “A is for Anxiety,” “B is for “Bacchanalia,” “C is for Chihuahua,” etc. Please join me in creating this masterpiece of whimsy! To be clear: you create one page of anything starting with your letter. The size of your page doesn't matter. Then you send me your page and I add it to my ABC book.Then I photograph/scan the…See More
A participatory exhibition project draws on the genre of mail art, art that is sent by post. All interested people are invited to write a card to the Bartlhaus and thereby engage with a cultural technique that is in the process of disappearing from our society.All mailart techniques are allowed: writing, stamping, gluing, painting, drawing.Postcards in A6 format (10,5 x 14,9 cm)send by mail to: Schriftmuseum Bartlhaus, Museumstraße 16, 4643 Pettenbach, AustriaPlease indicate the complete sender…See More
In an effort to preserve Snail Mail via the postal service, we can send a postcard with a message/ artwork visible on one side of the postcard that can be seen both by the postal worker and the recipient of the card.You can send a postcard to anyone OR someone who is in this group. The goal being to support the postal service as well as to enliven recipients' and postal workers' day. cheryl hSee More
"Following Ruud’s comment, I concur. Mailart is doing quite well. Add & Passes are a special breed of mailart. I like them but hopefully the ones I receive are fairly new. That will usually give me some freedom to…"
"Greetings to Yuri Gik, he came a couple of times to Athens in 2019 BC (Before Covid):
Wish that I could send mail art to you and Yuri, but mail to Russia was returned, not able to post from the European Union, I guess. But luckily we have the…"
Margaret, thanks for the old photo and your artist trading card! I remember Filene's basement store, and you're right! That old photo could have been of their hat department. Thanks, and will be mailing you something next week!
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