De Villo Sloan's Blog – April 2015 Archive (20)

Classic Cerealism by Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

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

April 29, 2015 - With so many Trashpo innovations being reported and new controversies boiling over every day, Trashpoets seem to have forgotten (and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 29, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Jerseymics by Erica Durante (Waldwick, New Jersey, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Erica Durante (Waldwick, New Jersey, USA)

April 29, 2015 - Asemic writing: Everyone is doing it these days, or so it seems. And New Jersey correspondent, Erica Durante, weighs in with what I take to…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 29, 2015 at 2:46pm — 2 Comments

Trashbook (with Work by Other Artists) by FinnBadger (Columbus, Ohio, USA)

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Mail art (Trashbook cover) by IUOMA member FinnBadger (Columbus, Ohio, USA)

April 25, 2015 - Perusing this absolutely extraordinary work I received from FinnBadger, I note that the creation of a trashbook is becoming a rite…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

Metasemics by Moan Lisa (Iowa City, Iowa, USA)

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

April 24, 2015 - I have received two missives from Moan Lisa (aka Maria Morisot) referencing asemics. I can tell you Moan Lisa was a member of the Martha Stuart…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 24, 2015 at 4:03pm — 2 Comments

Sinclair Scripa Joins NLB (Ludlow, Vermont, USA)

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Mail art by Sinclair Scripa (Ludlow, Vermont, USA)

Note: This is an unedited re-post from MinXus-Lynxus. Sinclair Scripa is not an IUOMA member, but she is a veteran mail artist. She has a number of IUOMA…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 23, 2015 at 1:32am — No Comments

Two Minimalist Pieces by Thomas Brown (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Thomas Brown (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

April 22, 2015 - Thomas Brown sometimes aka Bhomas Trown tends to produce language-centered work involving puns, wordplay and jokes. Recently, his mail art has…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 22, 2015 at 3:03pm — 3 Comments

Cryptic Contraband by Lucky Pierre (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Lucky Pierre (Charleston, South Carolina, USA)

April 20, 2015 - Lucky Pierre is a network presence shrouded in mystery. So it is not surprising that this art she sent me is deeply mysterious. I…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 21, 2015 at 3:28am — No Comments

Dynamic Duo Drawings, Letter + Mail Art Call from Chris "Mudhead" Reynolds & Alyssum (Payson, Arizona, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Chris Reynolds aka Mudhead and Alyssum (Payson, Arizona, USA)

April 20, 2015 - My favorite Seers – Mudhead and Alyssum – have sent a fabulous new missive featuring some absolutely extraordinary…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 20, 2015 at 3:38pm — No Comments

New Vispo & Asemics by Matthew Stolte (Madison, Wisconsin, USA)

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

April 15, 2015 - Visual poet Matthew Stolte sent me this batch of colorful yet language-centered vispo that includes a fair share of asemics and shows a…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 15, 2015 at 9:31pm — 3 Comments

The (In)Famous Diane Keys & Richard Canard Doodle Collab + More (Elgin & Carbondale, Illinois, USA)

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Mail art doodle collab by Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA), Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illinois, USA) and Egg Tooth

April 12, 2015 - Any collaborative effort involving reigning Queen of Trash Diane Keys and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 12, 2015 at 2:22pm — 2 Comments

The Diane Keys Look-A-Like Contest is Cancelled by Moan Lisa (Iowa City, Iowa, USA)

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

April 11, 2015 - Perhaps Moan Lisa knows I am looking for a MinXus-Lynxus 2015 “Happening” concept.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 11, 2015 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Not Yeti by Thomas Brown aka Bhomas Trown (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Thomas Brown aka Bhomas Trown (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)

April 11, 2015 - The ever-ironic, ever-witty and resourceful Thomas Brown of BalTIMORE (thank you tENTATIVELY, a cONVENIENCE) sent me another…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 11, 2015 at 3:19pm — 2 Comments

Add & Pass from liketelevisionsnow (Tamworth, New Hampshire, USA)

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Mail art by liketelevisionsnow (Tamworth, New Hampshire, USA)

April 10, 2015 - As some of my recent postings testify – and this work sent by liketelevisionsnow affirms – the add & pass is alive and well as one of the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 10, 2015 at 1:49pm — 7 Comments

Magnificent DKult Trash Tribute by Hal McGee (Gainesville, Florida, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Hal McGee (Gainesville, Florida, USA)

April 5, 2015 - New friend Hal McGee has directed some DKult business my way. As a result, I have this magnificent trash collage that I must present in two…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 6, 2015 at 2:30am — 2 Comments

New Asemics by Jim Leftwich & the Aldous Huxley Correspondance School (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

April 4, 2015 - I am thrilled to be able to share with you asemic writing on a set of six cards sent to me by Jim Leftwich. Here is a view of three of the…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 4, 2015 at 9:48pm — No Comments

Bob Grumman's Essay on Minimalist Poetry

The sad news of Bob Grumman's passing is sweeping through the network and vispo community.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Grumman

(The entry has not been updated to record Bob's passing.)

For me, Bob Grumman's writing about vispo is foundational; and I believe history will recognize him as one of the earliest and most influential writers in the vispo area. Bob was an active networker for many years. Many will…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 4, 2015 at 2:30am — No Comments

Heralding Spring by DKULTJER President Erica Durante (Waldwick, New Jersey, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Erica Durante (Waldwick, New Jersey, USA)

April 3, 2015 - I am always touched by Erica Durante’s thoughtful missives. This piece has arrived when the weather is turning here at the Mink Ranch from a…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 3, 2015 at 9:16pm — 3 Comments

Mystery Mail Art: Who Dunnit?

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Mystery mail art

Every now and then someone sends me some wonderful art but neglects to include their name. I like to give credit where credit is due.…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 3, 2015 at 1:28pm — 8 Comments

Scannerpo El Supremo by Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA)

April 4, 2015 - Joey Patrickt sent me an excellent scanner smear. I have been experimenting with pieces like this lately as asemic and vispo compositions. Joey…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 3, 2015 at 8:41am — 4 Comments

The Trashpo Gift that Keeps on Giving: Has Dkult Finally Gone Too Far?

Virgin Mary Toast 3.30.2015

“Virgin Mary Toast” from the Mystery Gift Box (Barfa Stewart Tacky Gift Exchange)

April 1, 2015 - The Barfa Stewart Tacky Gift Exchange of the 2014-15 holiday season will be remembered in mail-art history as one…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on April 1, 2015 at 2:41am — 9 Comments

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