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Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael Leigh Dec 23, 2011. 4 Replies

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Mail Art UK

I'm just interested to see how many mail artists in the UK right now. Are you one?See More
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CURIOUS THINGS at Manchester. All Saints. Speciall Collections . MMU.

October 3, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm
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Michael Leigh commented on Michael Leigh's event CURIOUS THINGS
"Will do.   I hate PV's also but will grit my teeth and hope  it isn't too embarrassing!   I do the odd mail art project but not as many as I used to do back in the 80's and 90's. Please feel free to send…"
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Mary Anne commented on Michael Leigh's event CURIOUS THINGS
"Yes please.  Put me on the mailing list for any fliers and suchlike.  I hate private views. I often think of sending stuff to you but I remember you said no more mail art so I have held off.  My recent involvement with the NHS has put…"
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Michael Leigh commented on Michael Leigh's event CURIOUS THINGS
"No catalogue but there is a flyer and a catalogue, stamp sheet and badge.  Happy to send you if you don't make the PV.  Sorry to hear you have health issues. Hope you are better soon.  M."
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Mail Art Martha commented on Michael Leigh's group Mail Art UK
"Good luck Michael. i wish I could go but ... I hope to see photos somewhere later on"
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Mary Anne commented on Michael Leigh's event CURIOUS THINGS
". . . not the opening bash but I will try and get over for the show if I am well enough.  Hope it all goes well.  Will there be any sort of catalogue?"
Aug 16
Mary Anne might attend Michael Leigh's event

CURIOUS THINGS at Manchester. All Saints. Speciall Collections . MMU.

October 3, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm
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CURIOUS THINGS at Manchester. All Saints. Speciall Collections . MMU.

October 3, 2019 from 5pm to 8pm
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Michael Leigh commented on Ruud Janssen's group MemoRandom / MemoRy by Robin Crozier
"Another Memory sheet found in a box of Hazel Jones mail - recycled as an envelope from me."
Aug 15
Cascadia Artpost left a comment for Michael Leigh
"Michael, could you send me your postal address? I wish to include you in a September mailing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Fluxus Bucks. ~Jack Lattemann, Cascadia Artpost, 3116 Moore St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501-3517 USA ~…"
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Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) commented on Michael Leigh's blog post Bloggy bloggy
"'Tis not gibberish, Michael, tweet, tweet: ...'tis a simple "thank you" for mail art received :-) see the BLOG: Why some bloggy bloggy..."
Aug 4
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Bloggy bloggy

Not sure why they have a blog post here?  I guess you can write what you want. Any gibberish will do. Duffle coats through the mail?  Yes, I have never tried  I must confess. Wearing them seemed much preferable. I have worn many over the years. A green one, a beige one with wooden toggles, and the black one I have now which is a bit worse for wear - fraying at the cuffs. I need to look out for a new one. Maybe treat myself this Autumn. See More
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11th Hour Pagescapes and other work relating to the mail artist Michael Scott who lived in Leeds. U.K. and was active throughout the 70's and 80's.See More
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"Below is the Finnish version that appeared in a Finnish 'zine back in the 90's. The English original was sold to John Tingey. "
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Mail-Artist since:
1967
My Website (without http://):
http://a1mailart.blogspot.com/
Why I am involved in Mail-Art:
How else would I get to meet so many fascinating and disturbed people?
My Mail-Adress (snail and/or E-mail)
wastedpapiers@yahoo.co.uk

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Posted on August 4, 2019 at 7:23am 1 Comment

Not sure why they have a blog post here?  I guess you can write what you want. Any gibberish will do. Duffle coats through the mail?  Yes, I have never tried  I must confess. Wearing them seemed much preferable. I have worn many over the years. A green one, a beige one with wooden toggles, and the black one I have now which is a bit worse for wear - fraying at the cuffs. I need to look out for a new one. Maybe treat myself this Autumn. 

CURIOuS THINGS

Posted on June 25, 2019 at 11:47am 1 Comment

Special Collections. MMU   October 2019.  A.1. Waste Paper Co. Ltd.  Mail art archive of Michael Leigh and Hazel Jones. 1970's to present day. A glimpse into the world of postal art. More news as it emerges.

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At 1:14am on August 15, 2019, Cascadia Artpost said…

Michael, could you send me your postal address? I wish to include you in a September mailing to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Fluxus Bucks. ~Jack Lattemann, Cascadia Artpost, 3116 Moore St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501-3517 USA ~ jackklattemann@comcast.net

At 5:18pm on February 17, 2019, Raj Verdi said…

Hi Michael, If you want to do a swop with me/UK add and pass let me have your address.  i've just added something to an add & pass from Laura so not really sure who to send it on to... 

ps I'm not on facebook/instagram/twitter, I'm a proper snail mail bunny

At 8:06pm on February 12, 2019, Raj Verdi said…

Thank you Michael, I'm sorry for my delayed reply, I don't get on the computer too much.  Yes I'm a mail artist in the UK, based in London.  I was wondering if you might have a UK mail artists directory.  I'm mainly interested in mail art swops, or contributing to various themed calls - I prefer that over adding and passing.  

At 4:48pm on April 3, 2018, El Agujero de Mirna said…
At 1:41pm on December 1, 2017, Mail Art Martha said…

I may get stickers. Very cheap all 

At 1:35pm on December 1, 2017, Mail Art Martha said…

Thanks for the info, Michael.

At 5:09pm on June 29, 2017, Amrit Nectar said…

Thanks for the tip off, I found his website 'Part b' . Interesting to see what he's been up to!

At 7:12pm on June 28, 2017, Amrit Nectar said…

Hi Michael, sorry for delay in replying. We were in communication around 2000-2001 I think. But also, long before that, I once delivered a friend in a sealed box to your International Mail Art Convention, in Lambeth, around about 1990 I reckon. Ben Part was his name, 'Part B' his alias. We then came in and made mail art together. It's a memory I still cherish! John Held Junior was also there, he helped me unload the 'parcel' from my 'delivery van'... Ben was not a small chap! I've long since lost touch with him. Marta Aitchson sent me some of your Ping Pong collaborative stamps which are lovely. Hope you're well and happy! Best wishes, Amrit

At 10:38pm on November 10, 2016, Bruno Cassaglia said…
At 5:09pm on February 13, 2016, etc etc said…

Hi Michael

Thank you for including me and the creation of a UK group! thanks. plenty to entertain and amuse...I love the comic book style humor. Clare x

 
 
 

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