April 2013 Blog Posts (201)

Gandha's latest book

Hi guys! Please check out my first Blurb book - a precursor to other books from my project: My Day Out (http://ning.it/10SrQ5c) You are invited to send me to a place in London - as long as you live outside the UK! thanks!

Added by gandha on April 30, 2013 at 7:54pm — No Comments

It all started innocently enough...

...with this photo called "To no one yet"

A year or so later, the bag was given a name, Little Red Bag, and she's spent the last year travelling the world visiting mail artists! Now she's back!…


Added by vizma bruns on April 30, 2013 at 12:30pm — 5 Comments

Brief Message

I received some fantastic mail lately, among them two trashbooks - one from Diane K. and one from Vizma, several pieces from Erni, collages, drawings and paintings from Svenja, Nancy, Cristina, Daria, MA Martha, Dean and Val, artistamps from J. Block and zine invitation from Jon, all of which I have not scanned and blogged yet. I just wanted to repeat my thanks and say how much I appreciate it all! I am quite busy right now with work and stuff, checking in on IUOMA only briefly once in a…


Added by xx Jones on April 29, 2013 at 7:01pm — 10 Comments

"give a fig" from DebbieDosanko.Japan.04.26.13

"to not care/give a fig" is defined by the online Cambridge Dictionary as "to not be at all worried by or interested in something." (dosankodebbie.japan.04.26.13)…


Added by Amy Irwen on April 29, 2013 at 6:59pm — 1 Comment

Stan Askew

Amazing piece from Mr. Askew



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Added by Michael Orr on April 29, 2013 at 4:15pm — 4 Comments

Mega Monday Mail Art blog!

Exhibition of mail art received while I was away at the seaside.

BLUE from Niklas Reed!

Niklas' card inside, "Chasing Ray":…


Added by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) on April 29, 2013 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

I drew a postcard today. Who wants it?

I drew a postcard today.

Who wants it?


Added by Svetlana on April 29, 2013 at 2:07pm — 5 Comments

The 57th Step

Well what do you know, an envelope with life changing artwork by David Stafford arrived in my postbox today. It was in response to my last letter concerning the 57th step.

the front cover of my proposed epic Gothic poetry book.

reverse side…


Added by taidgh on April 29, 2013 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments


Bonjour à tous,



Thème : « Envoyez-moi votre âme ! »

Format : libre

Technique : libre

Date limite : Aucune

Documentation papier à tous et sur ce blog http://insomniesetartpostal.blogspot.com/

Adresse : « E » - Ambassade d’Utopia – 38 grande…


Added by E on April 29, 2013 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

Happy Mail Day - Blogjam (arttower, Amy, Karen, David, Torma and Diego)

arttower, Germany:

Amy Irwen, Minnesota, USA:

Karen Champlin, Illinois, USA:

David Stafford, New Mexico, USA:…


Added by Carina on April 29, 2013 at 7:40am — 4 Comments

Klaus Pintel for "A wish for Greece"


Added by Dimitra Papatheodorou on April 28, 2013 at 11:46pm — No Comments

From Indigo to Rider!

Rider got this delightful drawing this week from Mail Art Martha's little friend, Indigo, who is 6.

He was very excited about it and built a little home for his new friend. . .

It is hard to tell in the picture, but this is the front of a…


Added by Jinny Pearce on April 28, 2013 at 6:29pm — 1 Comment

Warning: Conceptual Art and Children! From Valentine (Spoiler Alert)

Most intreguing! If you got one and didn't open it. . . Spoiler Alert!

OK-he came home from school with his face this dirty-this is the usual state of affairs, and I didn't have the heart to spoil the fun by subjecting him to the washcloth or even…


Added by Jinny Pearce on April 28, 2013 at 6:23pm — 1 Comment

Pedro Bericat for "A wish for Greece"

Added by Dimitra Papatheodorou on April 27, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Mail from member #2100

It is allways a pleasure to get mail from Member #2100!

Added by Ruud Janssen on April 27, 2013 at 3:01pm — 1 Comment

Mail from Erni Bär - Germany

Well, new material to test in the rubberstamp archivë. Will have a go with these wonderful items for sure!…


Added by Ruud Janssen on April 27, 2013 at 2:59pm — 5 Comments

Gift from Heleen de Vaan (Netherlands)

Heleen de Vaan (Netherlands) produced some very lovely PR-materials for the IUOMA.

One of them is this very clever IUOMA self-inking rubberstamp which she donated to the TAM Rubberstamp Archive and which I will be using on the new outgoing mail-art.

Last month was a busy month. Visits, work, and no time actually to deal with all that incoming mail that…


Added by Ruud Janssen on April 27, 2013 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

John M. Bennett for "A wish for Greece"


Added by Dimitra Papatheodorou on April 26, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments

David Stafford DryerPo

The most amazing box arrived, beautifully packaged in a cologne box, was the prototype for Dryerpo--from the Diane Keys Collection. This is Dkult's FIRST product line and it does not disappoint. A dirty wool sock was just the first of many pleasant surprises. The side of the box says "look for these other fine Diane Keys products:  trashpo supermarketadspo grocerylistpo--coming in supermarkets topopo, which I have no idea what that means but sounds intrigueing. ingredients are artisnal…


Added by DKeys on April 26, 2013 at 3:30pm — 14 Comments

Richard Canard--Trash Poet and Mail Art Seer

Richard has sent me some mail art saying he would dig up some trash poems that he had done. Well, this is the collection and they are fantastic!!…


Added by DKeys on April 26, 2013 at 3:23pm — 2 Comments

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