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Mail Art in the Age of Cults

Mail art by IUOMA member DSF (Michael Kelly) (Massachusetts, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 30, 2019 at 4:30am — No Comments

A New Concrete Asemic Artist's Book by Rebecca Resinski (Conway, Arkansas, USA)

 Artist's book by IUOMA member Rebecca Resinski (Conway, Arkansas, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 23, 2019 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Best of Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA)

Mail art by IUOMA member Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 21, 2019 at 3:00am — 1 Comment

Collab Scanner Collage & Personal Note by Carmela Rizzuto (Sunnyvale, California, USA)

 Scanner collage by IUOMA member Carmen Rizzuto…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 19, 2019 at 3:38am — 1 Comment

Add & Pass: When the Crows Come Home to Roost

Completed add & pass sheet started by Magda Lagerwerf (Sellingen, Netherlands) with contributions by C. Mehrl Bennett (Columbus, Ohio, USA); John M. Bennett (Columbus, Ohio, USA); Ed…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on December 18, 2019 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Collab mail art book by Laura Ortiz (Canada) & De Villo Sloan (USA)

                                                       Cover of UNO by Laura Ortiz (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 29, 2019 at 3:31am — 4 Comments

Two Miniature Paintings by Diane Keys (Elgin, Illinois, USA)

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

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 12, 2019 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Vispo Trashpo by Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)

Visual poetry mail art by IUOMA member Jim Leftwich (Roanoke, Virginia, USA)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 11, 2019 at 5:18am — No Comments

Ebay Does it Again? $8,000 for Mick Boyle, John M. Bennett, John Evans, Ray Johnson (but no Richard C)

Jon Foster posted this on FB. This one even I don't believe. Does anyone know about this?…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on November 8, 2019 at 3:36am — 18 Comments

Postal Disinformation by Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA)

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

 

October 17, 2019 - Is it the Year of the Pig? The Year of the Monkey? Mail artists are always aware of astrology & numerology. But at the MinXus-Lynxus blog the Year of the Mink never arrives. Other critters are for wranglin’ or shootin’ not countin’.

Regardless of the layers of…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 18, 2019 at 3:27am — 1 Comment

Naked Soles: An Artist's Book by Gerda Osteneck (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Gerda Osteneck (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)

 

October 9, 2019 - Somewhere along the dusty and circuitous trail a rumor spread in the Eternal Network (I believe mostly thanks to Marie Wintzer) that I had a peculiar interest in obtaining the inked or painted footprints of women via the postal system.

For a time, I received foot art from women (and a few men). But the truth is I have…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 10, 2019 at 5:00am — 11 Comments

Yoko Ono Exhibit at the Everson Museum of Art: An Image-Text Review (1)

 
Image-Text Review by De Villo…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 8, 2019 at 4:30am — 1 Comment

Volume #18 in Sharon Silverman's 50 Mail Art Books Project (Massachusetts, USA)

Collab book by IUOMA member Sharon Silverman…
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Added by De Villo Sloan on October 6, 2019 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

The Richard Canard Ebay Auction Controversy

Someone is trying to auction a collection of Richard Canard postcards on Ebay:…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 27, 2019 at 7:47pm — 9 Comments

Last Reflooration Cut-Ups + More! By Ficus strangulensis (Charleston, West Virginia, USA)

 

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

 

September 21, 2019 - I always look forward to receiving mail from ol’ bud the great Ficus strangulensis aka Panjandrum of Blorchistan, Fluxus Maximus, etc., etc. In response to a copy of Xerolage…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 22, 2019 at 4:00am — 6 Comments

The Serial Asemicst Strikes Again!

Asemic mail art by The Serial Asemicst (Spain?)
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Added by De Villo Sloan on September 7, 2019 at 4:00am — 3 Comments

FluxFish by Melissa Wand +! A&P by Carmen Kennedy w/adds by Celestial Scribe, Introverted Post

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Mail art by IUOMA member Melissa Wand (Wausau, Wisconsin, USA)

 

August 30, 2019 - In this New Order of mail art, Fluxus is another facet of network history that is enjoying renewed interest. Melissa Wand’s FluxFish project captures the spirit of the “Old Fluxus” and translates it into an activity coherent in the 21st century.

The Fluxus movement of the 1960s and 70s – most commonly associated with visual and…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 30, 2019 at 6:44am — 2 Comments

Secret Masters of Add & Pass: Bonnie Diva & Joey Patrickt (The Bon-Joey Conspiracy)

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Mail art by IUOMA members Joey Patrickt (Oakland, California, USA) & Bonnie Diva (Gurnee, Illinois, USA)

 

August 28, 2019 - As my investigative mail art series on the current Add & Pass phenom continues, I find that  veteran legend Joey Patrickt’s (DKult Joey, Post-Urbanism) involvement in A&P is far greater than I ever would have suspected. These sheets that have recently crossed my desk and that I now share with…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 29, 2019 at 4:00am — 2 Comments

Fluxus Space Buck + More! by Cathy Barnett (O Fallon, Missouri, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Kathy Barnett (O Fallon, Missouri, USA)

 

August 22, 2019 - Making and distributing Fluxus Bucks is another long-running activity that is currently experiencing a revival in the international mail art network.

I have especially enjoyed seeing images of Fluxus Space Bucks displayed at IUOMA-Ning. Mail artist Kathy Barnett kindly sent me this wonderful example. This also marks Kathy…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 23, 2019 at 5:06am — 1 Comment

"Folk Heroes" : An Explosive New Trashbook by Lisa Iversen (Indiana, USA)

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Folk Heroes – a Trashbook by (x-IUOMA member) Lisa Iversen (Indiana, USA)

 

August 8, 2019 - Lisa Iversen (aka Skybridge Studios, aka Lisa Lisa, aka “The Quiet One”) was an Eternal Network veteran well  before she achieved the status of mail art  “Legend” via Trashpo & DKult. She has also produced notable vispo & asemics of lasting consequence.

Lisa Iversen is more humble & less…

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Added by De Villo Sloan on August 8, 2019 at 4:00am — 1 Comment

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