De Villo Sloan's Blog – January 2015 Archive (24)

In the Spirit of Fluxus by Virginia Milici (Virgy) (Treviso, Italy)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Virginia Milici (Virgy) (Treviso, Italy)

January 29, 2015 - I know of Virgy as an active and prolific networker, and I gather from this mailing that she is inspired by Fluxus. In fact, based on work…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 29, 2015 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Trashpo by Diane Keys (Part III of the D-Kit Series) (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

January 26, 2015 - I complete documentation of a D-Kit from Diane Keys in Elgin with the remaining Trashpo and DKult promotional materials that were stuffed in this…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 26, 2015 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Elvis-Themed Ray Johnson Fake by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

January 24, 2015 - Many IUOMA friends are aware that Richard Canard’s fake Ray Johnson collages are a part of mail-art history, rooted…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 24, 2015 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Who Is Jayne Wayne?

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I received an absolutely FAB, postcard-size work that fits perfectly on the M-L blog. Unfortunately, I cannot properly thank the Tenderfoot who sent it. I am blanking on “Kris” (?) right now:…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 24, 2015 at 3:53pm — 1 Comment

A Review of "dough" by Bruno Neiva (A Coruna, Spain)

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Cover of dough by Bruno Neiva published by erbacce-press publications in the UK

Note: I know this is a heavy piece of writing for IUOMA-Ning. Some members will remember Bruno Neiva (now x-IUOMA) with fondness. Among…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 23, 2015 at 4:11pm — No Comments

The Ray Johnson Revival Continues with an Article in "Vanity Fair"

A new article in Vanity Fair looks at Ray Johnson as "prankster," with many stories including dropping hot dogs from a helicopter, trading with Christo, cutting up collages for reduced prices, and Johnson's place in the art world.

http://www.vanityfair.com/online/daily/2015/ray-johnson-art-pranks

Added by De Villo Sloan on January 22, 2015 at 10:57am — 4 Comments

Add & Pass Boekie + Trashpo & non-Trashpo by Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Eduardo Cardoso (Sines, Portugal)

January 21, 2015 - Visual poet and artist Eduardo Cardoso sent me a hefty package of mail-art that includes an add & pass boekie (aka artists book or TLP…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 21, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Aesthetics & Anti-Art by Brooke Cooks (Seattle, Washington, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Brooke Cooks (Seattle, Washington, USA)

January 19, 2015 - I first received mail-art from Brooke Cooks last October and am now pleased to share a second batch. She has an interest in Trashpo and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 19, 2015 at 8:13pm — 3 Comments

The Dream of DKult Norway by Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA) (Part II of the D-Kit Documentation)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

January 18, 2015 - In Part II of this documentation of a large package of Trashpo that Diane Keys sent me, I first present a cryptic yet excellent example of her style and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 18, 2015 at 9:02pm — 11 Comments

New Asemics-Vispo by Nancy Bell Scott (South Portland, Maine, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Nancy Bell Scott (South Portland, Maine, USA)

January 17, 2015 - Nancy Bell Scott is not as prolific as many of her contemporaries; so when she issues a new batch of her totally distinctive…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 17, 2015 at 2:30pm — 11 Comments

Asemic Floorplan by Maria Morisot (Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA)

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Mail art by Maria Morisot (Cedar Falls, Iowa, USA)

January 16, 2015 - I am not sure if Maria Morisot is a real person or another construct among Moan Lisa’s (Iowa City, Iowa, USA) deep structure identity explorations.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 16, 2015 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Add & Pass Collage by Tomoe Nakamura (Osaka, Japan)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Tomoe Nakamura (Osaka, Japan)

January 15, 2015 - I have followed work by Tomoe Nakamura and communicated with her online off and on for five years now. This is the first paper correspondence I have…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 15, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Lost Classic by Ficus strangulensis (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Ficus strangulensis (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)

January 13, 2015 - In 2012 acclaimed otherstream writer and artist Ficus strangulensis participated in a mail-art project involving collaborations…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 14, 2015 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Trashpo DKult D-Kit by Diane Keys (Part I) (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

January 12, 2015 - Diane Keys aka the Queen of Trash sent…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 12, 2015 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

Non-Asemic by Terry Owenby (Portland, Orgeon, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Terry Owenby (Portland, Oregon, USA)

January 11, 2015 - I offer my deepest thanks to Terry Owenby of Portland who remembered me this past holiday season with some beautiful mail-art. Terry is an…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 12, 2015 at 1:01am — 2 Comments

Tinsel Town Trash is Social Realism in the Hands of Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

January 10, 2014 - I am eager to share a fresh installment of the very popular Hollywood mail art report from on-the-scene MinXus-LynXus…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 11, 2015 at 2:12am — No Comments

More Bad Romance by Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Annette Kesterson (San Francisco, California, USA)

January 9 , 2015 - I take the liberty to interpret this piece I received from Annette Kesterson in San Francisco as a contribution to the Bad…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 9, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments

MinXus: Too Big To Fail by Moan Lisa (Iowa City, Iowa, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Moan Lisa (Iowa City, Iowa, USA)

January 8, 2015 - I am receiving a steady flow of wondrous material from the prolific Moan Lisa, and I want to share these minimalist shreds that (among other things)…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 8, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Almost Vispo by Linda Faye French (Two Harbors, Minnesota, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Linda Faye French (Two Harbors, Minnesota, USA)

January 7, 2015 - Linda Faye French of Minnesota sent me some wonderful mail art. This piece, approximately 4 X 6 inches, is painted (or otherwise…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on January 7, 2015 at 3:00pm — 7 Comments

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