De Villo Sloan's Blog – April 2011 Archive (16)

RECEIVED: Asemic Text Weave Mail-Art from Sue Bowen (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Sue Bowen (Norfolk, Virginia, USA)

 

April 30, 2011 - Sue Bowen has joined the ranks of mail-artists creating text weaves. This includes Cheryl Penn (South Africa), Tina Festa (Italy), and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 30, 2011 at 4:14pm — 2 Comments

RECEIVED: VisPo-litical Mail-Art from Matthew Stolte (Madison, Wisconsin, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Matthew Stolte (Madison, Wisconsin, USA)

 

April 27, 2011 - This intriguing mail-art sent to me by visual poet Matt Stolte is apparently not political as I had first thought. However, I like the blog…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 28, 2011 at 12:26pm — 2 Comments

RECEIVED: New Directions in Sandpo from Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

 

April 20, 2011 - Marie Wintzer (aka Marie Antonette, Cassandra, Cherry Blossom, CB, MW) is named in the original Sandpo Manifesto. She is an excellent friend who has…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 22, 2011 at 12:30am — 10 Comments

RECEIVED: Rabbit Symbol & Asemic Mail-Art from Helder Coelho Dias (Coruche, Portugal)

 

Mail-art by IUOMA member Helder Coelho Dias (Coruche, Portugal)

 

April 20, 2011 - Portugal is producing some interesting visual poetry and asemics these days, thanks to the efforts of Eduardo Cardoso, Bruno Neiva, and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 20, 2011 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

RECEIVED: More Great Texas Mail-Art by Austin Wills James (Dallas, Texas, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Austin Wills James (Dallas, Texas, USA)

 

April 19, 2011 - This recent piece from Austin Wills James (one of two received) seems to be a departure from his music-inspired pieces. He also does…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 20, 2011 at 3:23am — 10 Comments

RECEIVED: Stephanie Blake's Mail-Art IQ Test Series (Huntsville, Alabama, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Stephanie Blake (Huntsville, Alabama, USA)

 

April 18, 2011 - Stephanie Blake sent me a sewn, mail-art collage. A dozen different images are juxtaposed on this postcard size work and the same amount on…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 19, 2011 at 12:46pm — 7 Comments

RECEIVED: Mail-Art Stamps and Asemics from Katerina Nikoltsou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Katerina Nikoltsou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

 

April 14, 2011 - This is turning into a series on Katerina's Nikoltsou's mail-art. She is currently working in the areas of asemic writing, haptic poetry, and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 15, 2011 at 2:14pm — 3 Comments

RECEIVED: Oh Boy's John Evans Fake Collage Add-and-Pass Project (Burbank, California, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Oh Boy (Burbank, California, USA)

 

April 12, 2011 - Mail-artist Oh Boy is spearheading what I think is a tremendous add-and-pass project to honor New York City artist John Evans. Who is John Evans? He…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 13, 2011 at 1:30am — 6 Comments

RECEIVED: Mail-art Collage from Erni Baer (Hamburg, Germany)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Erni Baer (Hamburg, Germany)

 

April 11, 2011 - Erni Baer and I have been friends for what seems like a long time. We have exchanged different types of mail-art. This is the first time I have received a…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 12, 2011 at 3:56am — 3 Comments

RECEIVED: Haptic Mail-Art by Katerina Nikoltsou & State of Sandpo Address (Thessaloniki, Greece)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Katerina Nikoltsou (Thessaloniki, Greece)

 

April 11, 2011 - Katerina Nikoltsou is a prolific mail-artist. I have been receiving tremendous asemic and haptic work from her regularly as well as…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 12, 2011 at 3:30am — 2 Comments

RECEIVED: ATCs, Asemics & "This Mouth Is Mine" Call from Marcela Peral (Rosario-Santa Fe, Argentina)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Marcela Peral (Santa Fe, Argentina)

 

April 8, 2011 - Marcela Peral is doing tremendous work with types of poetry that thrive in the mail-art network. Above are two asemic pieces she sent; the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 8, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

RECEIVED: Mail-Art for the Cat People by Nikki Soppelsa (Berea, Ohio, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Nikki Soppelsa (Berea, Ohio, USA)

 

April 7, 2011 - Nikki Soppelsa hosted a very successful mail-art call in the latter part of 2010 based on the concept of cats. I recently received this thank you note…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 7, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

RECEIVED: "Windmills" Mail-Art Chapter & "Antipodal Trashpo" from Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Marie Wintzer (Saitama, Japan)

 

April 5, 2011 - A small group at the IUOMA discovered they were all fans of the song "The Windmills of Your Mind" and by extension the two versions of the movie…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 6, 2011 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

RECEIVED: Hand-Painted Envelope & Mail2Maastricht Call from Ruud Janssen (Breda, Netherlands)

Mail-art from IUOMA founder Ruud Janssen (Breda, Netherlands)

 

April 4, 2011 - This hand-painted classic from Ruud Janssen, created at the close of 2010, came with information about the MAIL2MAASTRICHT call, which is ongoing…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 4, 2011 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

RECEIVED: Psychic Reading & Fur of the Dog from Angie & Snooker (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA members Angie Cope and Snooky the Amazing Mail-Art Dog (Port Washington, Wisconsin, USA)

 

April 3, 2011 - As many IUOMA members know, nothing exactly equals the experience of having your mailbox brightened by…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 3, 2011 at 3:00am — 23 Comments

RECEIVED: Asemic Mail-Art Talisman from Karen Champlin (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Mail-art by IUOMA member Karen Champlin (Chicago, Illinois, USA)

 

April 2, 2011 - In an earlier blog I jokingly referred to spring lines in the work of mail-artists. Maybe new lines are serious. As springtime arrives…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 2, 2011 at 2:30am — 12 Comments

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