De Villo Sloan's Blog – June 2014 Archive (23)

Fake Warhol, Femailart, asemics & more by Moan Lisa (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Moan Lisa (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

June 30, 2014 - I make no claim to have the ability to chronicle the range or evolution of Moan Lisa’s diverse and voluminous correspondence. In this post, I share…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 30, 2014 at 4:58pm — No Comments

The Strange Case of DKult Ethiopia

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June 30, 2014 - I might be out of the loop or behind the times on this one. I admit to being late in documenting this work from DKult Ethopia. I am no expert on international postal systems, but I do think this might have been mailed from Ethiopia. I am not aware, however, that any official DKult chapter has ever been…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 30, 2014 at 3:29pm — No Comments

David Stanley Aponte & the Sub-real Manifesto (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)

David Stanley - 6.27.2014 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member David Stanley Aponte aka Sub-Real Alchemy (Indianapolis, Indiana, USA)

June 28, 2014 - I received a second correspondence from the prolific David Stanley Aponte. Recently he…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 28, 2014 at 4:52pm — No Comments

D-Kit & Trashpo Amulet Fetish by Queen of Trash Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

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

June 26, 2014 - I am thrilled to have received a D-Kit from reigning Queen of Trashpo Diane Keys brimming with authentic DKult fetish items and trashpropaganda. The…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 26, 2014 at 7:47pm — 9 Comments

Altered Junk Mail Trashpo Scam by Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

June 24, 2014 - Wearing her Trashpo hat and serving as a member-in-good-standing of DKULTUK, Rebecca Guyver sent me (aka "MINKRANGER") this ingeniously altered junk…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 24, 2014 at 4:15pm — 7 Comments

Karen Black stamps by Allan Bealy (Brooklyn, NY, USA)

Allan Bealy - 6.19.2014 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member Allan Bealy (Brooklyn, New York, USA)

June 19, 2014 - When actress Karen Black died last year, Allan Bealy created a set of FAB stamps honoring her memory. He was kind enough…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Asemic vispo with Arabic by E. Coles (Bath, UK)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member E. Coles (Bath, UK)

June 18, 2014 - Last year Emily Coles in Britain sent me some FAB asemics that displayed an affinity with the calligraphic wing of composition:…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 19, 2014 at 2:14am — 3 Comments

Stunning Trashpo debut by Gina Ulgen (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Gina Ulgen (Norwich, Norfolk, UK)

June 17, 2014 - Gina Ulgen is apparently a Trashpo contender. She not only sent me a very fine piece of Trashpo, Gina sent me an entire exhibition. I certainly…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 17, 2014 at 3:29am — 12 Comments

New vispo using the fe-mail art concept by Moan Lisa (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Moan Lisa (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

June 16, 2014 - This month Moan Lisa issued a mailing of several hundred items, and I was fortunate to receive as part of this effort an envelope of breath-taking…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 16, 2014 at 5:30pm — 5 Comments

Origami envelopes & cryptic content by Petrolpetal (Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Petrolpetal (Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa)

June 15, 2014 - This second piece I received from Petrolpetal uses wonderful origami-style envelopes made from book pages. The interior envelopes…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 15, 2014 at 5:29pm — 2 Comments

From A Guy Named Keith (Anaheim, California, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Keith Chambers (Anaheim, California, USA)

June 14, 2014 - I am receiving a lot of mail-art from sunny California these days. There’s really no accounting for these things, but I am happy to add to the mix…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 14, 2014 at 4:03pm — 4 Comments

Vispo-asemic collab page previews: John M. Bennett (Columbus, Ohio, USA) & Guido Vermeulen (Brussels, Belgium)

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Vispo-asemic collab by IUOMA members John M. Bennett (USA) & Guido Vermeulen (Brussels, Belgium)

June 14, 2014 - I am thrilled to be able to…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 14, 2014 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Charles Bukowski's Typer & Prize Pig Breeding Trashpo from Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

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Charles Bukowski postcard from IUOMA member Nadine Wendell-Mojica (Burbank, California, USA)

June 11, 2014 - I am thrilled to receive this mail-art package from Nadine…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 11, 2014 at 3:32pm — No Comments

An appreciation from Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Rebecca Guyver (Suffolk, UK)

June 10, 2014 - Rebecca Guyver was showered with awards in the MinXus-Lynxus Who Has The Best Hair Contest. It now appears that those accolades were a foreshadowing…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 11, 2014 at 3:35am — 2 Comments

Random Richards: 4 X Richard Canard (Carbondale, Illusion, USA)

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

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 10, 2014 at 6:01pm — 2 Comments

From Moan Lisa's pizza box phase - Postage Due Club entry (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

Moan - 6.9.2014 - 1

Mail-art by IUOMA member Moan Lisa (Des Moines, Iowa, USA)

June 9, 2014 - Moan Lisa has gone through a phase of mailing me pizza boxes. In one instance, I received an entire battered, metal pizza pan. This particular piece…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 9, 2014 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Artist stamps by Theo Nelson (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Theo Nelson (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

June 8, 2014 - Many IUOMA members are likely familiar with the whimsical, charming and slightly tipsy world of Theo Nelson. In most cases, access is provided…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 9, 2014 at 4:10am — 6 Comments

Correspondence art by The Nitsirk (Ojai, California, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member The Nitsirk (Ojai, California, USA)

June 6, 2014 - The Urban Dictionary says that Nitsirk means “complete total awesomeness; perfection.” So I am thrilled to share with you this totally…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 7, 2014 at 1:11am — No Comments

Mail-art call & haptics from Manuel Sainz Serrano (Segovia, Spain)

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Mail-art by Manuel Sainz Serrano (Segovia, Spain)

June 6, 2014 - The work Manuel Sainz Serrano sent me (above) is small and nearly square, approximately 3 x 3.25 inches. The piece is highly textured, perhaps thickly…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 7, 2014 at 12:28am — No Comments

Rebecca Guyver's Trashbubble sets new Postage Due Club record (Cranberry Island, Maine, USA)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Rebecca Guyver (Cranberry Island, Maine, USA)

June 3, 2014 - Is it a reflection of the global economy? Will mail-art become a pastime only of the affluent due to escalating postal costs? I'm not…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on June 4, 2014 at 4:41am — 7 Comments

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