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Lost Bonniediva Collage Rediscovered! (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Bonniediva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

 

July 15, 2018 - To be honest this lovely collage with verses was never “lost” as much as it was “misplaced.”  But making lemon juice from sour cherries, I squeeze this into an opportunity to share a hitherto unseen piece from mail art friend – the ever-exceptional – Bonniediva! The collage is vintage October 2017. And a fine harvest indeed!

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Added by De Villo Sloan on July 16, 2018 at 1:55am — No Comments

Protesting the separation of families at US/Mexico border by Ryusho

It’s bright color and lovely image but at the same time painful to look at thinking about those affected.

It says it all....…

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Added by Yayoi S.W. on July 15, 2018 at 9:40pm — No Comments

FANTASTIC Ticket stamp Sheets - Cascadia Artpost

Thank you Jack for this most incredible set of stamp sheets!  Some of you may not remember Jack posted a request months ago for “tickets”.  Apparently they came from all over the world, with which he created these fabulous detailed sheets.  The layout, design and color juxtapositions…

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Added by Debra Mulnick on July 15, 2018 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Stunning Cat Mail from Angie and Snooky

Beautifully hand-painted creature, my favorite...

with luminous postage

(and hoping Snooky doggie likes…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 15, 2018 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Cat Mail from Sabela in Spain

An extraordinary lino print...stately cat, indeed!

and a little artistamp, too.…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 15, 2018 at 2:19pm — No Comments

No Ali Khat from mail Mail Art Martha

but lovely TREES, or dancers...

with beautiful BLUE and music...and with a few  busy bees:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 15, 2018 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Charlotte Geister "destroying art journals to make new mail art"!

Here's a wonderful collage with a little bit of Raoul Dufy, a little bit of a vintage Luthansa ad, and some beautiful blue paint!

And a nice A&P…

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Added by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on July 14, 2018 at 7:55pm — No Comments

I have a blog???!

I guess I do. Or at least, that's wot the clicky-button said on the previous page. from which [by clicking] 'I' got 'here'. [virtually].

Currently [re]reading all of William Gibson, at least the novels and a wonderful read he is! Taking a break with Thomas M. Disch's "334" over these past few nites, charging up the ol' memory B4 lites out each eve. Richard Brautigan awaits also.

Soon we start ripping out the floor of the computer 'den' at strangulensis Manor.

To…

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Added by Ficus strangulensis on July 14, 2018 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Incoming: Cracker Jack Kid

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Added by William M on July 13, 2018 at 12:05pm — 3 Comments

Incoming: Charlotte Geister and Cascadia Artpost

A really fantastic stitched and collaged card from Charlotte!…



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Added by William M on July 13, 2018 at 11:40am — No Comments

Mail Art from Angie and Snooky!

Hi Angie and Snooky,

Thank you so much for the cute Mail Art mixed media piece that arrived today. The little doggie reminded my of my little Merlin that passed last year. :(

Thank you for thinking of me and hope you will be one of my Mail Art Friends. I sent you an…

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Added by Norma Soulet on July 12, 2018 at 11:42pm — 1 Comment

I received Add Pass of Silvina Martinez from Argentina

Added by Sabela Baña on July 12, 2018 at 6:05pm — No Comments

The Flying Boxer Dog from Bangkok sends ORANGE

and other colors, too, beautiful BLUE drawing on the envelope:

address front, and back, too:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 11, 2018 at 5:39pm — No Comments

Ed Giecek says no internet needed

Yes indeedy, we can do snail mail :-)

Ed adds fantastic prints on his envelopes:…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 11, 2018 at 5:38pm — 1 Comment

It's the Lady from Mike Parsons

She's seems intense...for mail art :-)

For sure summer time is the "slow mail art" time too, just like "slow…

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Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on July 11, 2018 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Mail Art by "Legend of Trashpo" Neil Gordon (Torrington, Connecticut, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member DharmaDaDa Neil Gordon (Torrington, Connecticut, USA)

 

July 10, 2018 - Trashpo (and the accompanying DKult of trashpoets) has been a network activity for about a decade. (Opinions differ – of course – about where and when Trashpo started.)

The popular consensus is that Trashpo began with postings by visual poet Jim Leftwich (Virginia, USA) on Fluxlist in 2007. Diane Keys (Illinois, USA) brought Trashpo to…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on July 11, 2018 at 5:01am — 15 Comments

Mixed Media from Carolyn

This is a real Beauty, Thanks Carolyn!

Added by Melissa Wand on July 11, 2018 at 1:00am — 1 Comment

From Richard Baudet

And, what can I say about Richard Baudet? I would be thrilled to see anything done with his pen, but it is special to see that lovely script addressed to me. There’s a small sticker with my name on it that I’m not sure I can part with, a friendly note and an uncancelled global stamp…

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Added by Carolyn Cline on July 10, 2018 at 11:24pm — No Comments

From Yayoi

It’s always a good day when there’s mailart.

Yayoi’s collage knocked my socks off. Wish I were as talented as she. I just don’t have the knack of putting many pieces together so that they look like they belong together. Yayoi does!  I like the envelope , too. Is that a…

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Added by Carolyn Cline on July 10, 2018 at 11:07pm — No Comments

I received mail art of Claudio Romeo from Villa Raverio-Italia

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Added by Sabela Baña on July 10, 2018 at 8:21pm — No Comments

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