Add & Pass Collage by Tomoe Nakamura (Osaka, Japan)

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Mail-art by IUOMA member Tomoe Nakamura (Osaka, Japan)

January 15, 2015 - I have followed work by Tomoe Nakamura and communicated with her online off and on for five years now. This is the first paper correspondence I have received from her, and I am absolutely ecstatic. The main attraction is a beautiful add & pass style collage on an approximately 8.5 X 11 inches sheet. 

I find sensibilities expressed in the work include Fluxus and Gutai. Especially, I see a contemporary mail-art aesthetic incorporating found materials and that is Trashpo-suggestive. Tomoe helps fuse these diverse signifiers (most with stamp qualities) into a near-formalist unity. She is a talented visual artist without question, but this particular work is language-centered. Tomoe Nakamura also included some very nice cards:

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This material arrived in a wonderful envelope:

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And the reverse side:

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Many thanks to Tomoe Nakamura! I look forward to more exchanges in the future. Tomoe Nakamura has a strong online presence and is easy to find. Nevertheless, here is a place to start:

http://tomosartblog.blogspot.jp/

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