Mail art by IUOMA member Mars Tokyo (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
October 15, 2015 - Actually I am not sure whether to call this an accordion book, folio, pop-up or to continue to search for a better term. Maybe you can help, but the name is largely immaterial. I am simply thrilled to be able to share images of this marvelous mail art Mars Tokyo sent. I believe she is at the top of her game here as both an artist and mail artist. The closed piece (above) is small, approximately 4 X 4 inches. Here is what happens when it opens:
We have three panels, and the center unfolds to reveal a series of incredible faces that reference the genre of stamp art. (Click to enlarge.)
The mail art includes a total of 11 face images by Mars Tokyo.
And a full view of the reverse:
To learn more about Mars Tokyo, visit her website:
Here is an interesting Mars Tokyo interview: