Bifidus Jones's Blog – July 2011 Archive (14)

Received from Cheryl Smith, USA--Bigfoot in Atlanta

Whenever someone sends me something related to Bigfoot, I am ecstatic. Cheryl has created this guy with some kind of felt fabric--haptic and hip! I think this may be Atlanta's first sighting and I'm thrilled to received the documentation for it. Thanks Cheryl!…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 29, 2011 at 8:18pm — 1 Comment

Received from Angie Ha, USA--Imagine

Angie is new to IUOMA and has sent me this little gem, which is approximately 2x3

Charming work, Angie.…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 27, 2011 at 10:50pm — 2 Comments

Received from I'm a Super Hero, USA--Karin Greenwood's art held hostage and homework

Karin's mail art was apparently stuck to one of I'm a Super Hero's pieces of mail. At first he was holding this piece for ransom and then decided to send it in a prison-like setting on the back of an envelope. Which I quickly cut loose.…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Received from the Crafty Hag, USA--Germs are Everywhere

This is simply a great piece of mail art--the multi-colored germs, the message, the bird dude in black. I love it and it's going up on my fridge.

The Crafty Hag and I share a love of old postage stamps too. These are great. And yes, it has been a happy…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 25, 2011 at 12:02am — 5 Comments

Received from LaVona Sherarts, USA--Post Office Card Alteration

Thanks, LaVona!

Added by Bifidus Jones on July 24, 2011 at 1:12am — No Comments

Struck Again by the Haptic Werewolf, Deutschland--Late Veins of Empty Wind UHU Style

But First, this gorgeous book Erni included by Hendrik Dorgathen:

PRäPOSTFLUXOFLEX is a wordless comic book. Bold and colorful, it has many attributes of what we in America call Pop Art, but Dorgathen goes beyond that, using a variety of techniques and nodding to the likes of Crumb, Spiegelman, Mondrain, and Picasso:…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 22, 2011 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

Received from Theo Nelson, Canada--Prairie Waves, Clouds

I recently received this charming gem from Theo, a neighbor so to speak, who shares wide open spaces with a Minnesotan like me. And on the reverse side, a poem:

Thanks,…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 21, 2011 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

Received from I'm a Superhero, USA--Zombies Don't Read Poetry

Which is too bad cuz I've been writing haiku about the undead for centuries. these photographs are terrific:

I especially like this…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 18, 2011 at 4:21pm — 1 Comment

Received from Gregory Fitzsimmons, USA--Merzwalk Mail Art Zine

Within the zine are a couple of invitations to art projects. The first one involves taking a merzwalk around the place of my choice, pick up a piece… Continue

Added by Bifidus Jones on July 17, 2011 at 1:02am — 1 Comment

Received from Farmageddon, USA--Underworld Currency

It's been awhile since I saw Farmageddon's work here at IUOMA so I was pleasantly surprised to find some mail art in the post. And I like the envelope too--made out of architectural blueprints. Thanks Farmageddon!…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 12, 2011 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Received from Cathérine Petré, Belgium--Owl and Butterfly

I really like the limited colors of black, red, and white. There's a great feel to this card as well, which is topped off by a terrific-looking envelope:

Dank u…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 10, 2011 at 2:22am — 1 Comment

Received from Ruud Janssen, Netherlands--an IUOMA Celebration

Seeing one of Ruud's painted envelopes in the mail box is always a good thing. The contents include business cards, post cards, computer-generated art, and a request to document my stamps:…

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Added by Bifidus Jones on July 3, 2011 at 9:48pm — 1 Comment

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