Bifidus Jones's Blog – April 2011 Archive (13)

Burschenlust from Dharmadada, Germany--Die Quellen erklingen, die Bäume rauschen all’

Mein Herz ist wie 'ne Lerche und stimmet ein mit Schall

Wohl über die Berge, Wohl durch das tiefe Thal!…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on April 29, 2011 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

Received from Arctic Dreamer, Canada--MC's Beware

A nice surprise from my neighbor to the north--Arctic Dreamer isn't as busy at IUOMA as she once was, but it's so great to receive her witty mail art. Thanks much, my… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 26, 2011 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Received from Katerina, Greece--Sandbook pages

Some of Katerina's work now… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 25, 2011 at 3:10pm — 6 Comments

Received from Kiera Pannell, Canada--The Holy Family

The colors and the patterns of this piece evoke a calm elegance, and the whole card is carefully covered in sections of tape. Amazing really. Thanks Kiera.

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 23, 2011 at 3:14pm — 4 Comments

A pair of choppers from Erni Bär, Germany--Taste the Chaos

Although these people look harmless, you know that if Erni puts them on a post card, they're for real

I'm wondering how many members are in the Bad Taste Club? How does one join such a group? And what kind of food and drink is provided or is it a…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on April 22, 2011 at 3:40pm — 2 Comments

A Blast from the Past by Jon Foster, USA--Yearbook Sonata

Days gone by that slowly fade away so into the heart of a child I go. You can't stop the falling of the rain...

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 21, 2011 at 2:37pm — 3 Comments

Received from Katerina Nikoltsou, Greece--Asemic Sandpo Trashpo Haptic Mail Art

If you took the first letter of each of these disciplines (disciplines?!  someone come over here and slap me) Asemic, Sandpo, Trashpo, Haptic, Mail Art--well it spells asthma..I'm just sayin'. And it's snowing here. Hard. (where's global warming when you need it?)… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 20, 2011 at 3:05pm — 6 Comments

Received from Lesley Magwood Fraser, South Africa--Asemics are Feathering their Nests

I never thought about feather patterns in terms of asemics, but I think it works. In fact, it opens up a whole new possibility for me: the asemics of nature. Animals have direct ways of communicating with each other, but do they also leave behind traces of… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 19, 2011 at 2:52pm — 4 Comments

Received from Stan Askew, USA--Faces

Stan the Man has sent this fine piece of mail art. The owls are wonderful of course, but I also like the repetition of the stamps, the statue, and the face. Low key color makes this a dynamite work. Thanks… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 18, 2011 at 2:23pm — 3 Comments

Received from Karen champlin, USA--Third from the Left

Karen is celebrating a new asemic letter today. She says it always makes her happy. Makes me even more happy to receive it. All the thin layers of line and asemic writing make a fine background for the major asemic lettering. Great work, Karen--thanks!

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 16, 2011 at 12:27am — 2 Comments

Received from Elizabeth Zois, US--Sign of Spring

Oui, le printemps est ici! merci, Elizabeth.

Added by Bifidus Jones on April 13, 2011 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Received from De Villo Sloan, USA--Haptic Poem in Beige Finish

Nothing better than getting a Haptic poem in the mail. De Villo's poem gives me a chance to contemplate the ordinary out of context and elevate it to new frontier levels, yet the fact that it comes in a baggy gives it an artifact-like presence. It reminds me of…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on April 5, 2011 at 4:30pm — 9 Comments

Empfangen from Erni Bär, Germany--Learning the Flow of a Relaxed Atmosphere

Complete with Erni Bär fuchsia colors. It's always good to get struck by the Haptic Wolf.

Dank my friend!…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on April 1, 2011 at 7:04pm — 3 Comments

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