A Brooklyn Rail review by mail art legend Mark Bloch announces the publication of Frog Pond Splash, a book of collage by Ray Johnson & prose by William S. Wilson. Edited by Elizabeth Zuba.
The book is published by Siglio Press, which has released other editions about Ray Johnson & related artists & writers.
This is an opportunity to see rare examples of Ray Johnson's solo collage & gain insights from Johnson's archivist, William S.…Continue
Thanks to IUOMA member Carmela Rizzuto (California, USA) for sharing this initially on the IUOMA platform.
"Art in America" just published an article about the origins of mail art, Ray Johnson & Yoko Ono & John Held Jr., French exhibitions, USA postal system etc.
Should be of some interest to mail artists. …Continue
Mail art by IUOMA member Allison Anne (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
June 4, 2020 - "Historic" is a word often considered antithetical to mail art. But this collage I am so fortunate to have received from artist and designer Allison Anne in Minnesota USA already resides in the…
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The magazine Art in America includes a feature on asemic writing in it's May 2020 issue.
The article is "The Asemic Effect" by David Ebony and includes work by Cecil Touchan (IUOMA member); Scott Helmes (longtime visual poet); Federico Federici (visual poet); and Rosaire Appel (well-known asemic writer).
Books by Michael Jacobson's Post-Asemic Press are highlighted. Michael is curator of The New Post-Literates, A Gallery of Asemic Writing.
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Here is a link to an interview with longtime mail artist Mark Bloch that appears in the March 2020 issue of Brooklyn Rail. Mark is recognized as a "historic figure" who was close to Ray Johnson:
Disclaimer: I think this is a great article but friends know I'm no huge Mark Bloch fan (and Mark is not a fan…Continue
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Asemic object poem by Chaya-Malkah Frank (Columbus, Ohio, USA)…Continue
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