Walmarth Cascadia Spring Event by Cascadia Artpost aka Jack Lattemann (Olympia, Washington, USA)

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Mail art by IUOMA member Cascadia Artpost aka Jack Lattemann (Olympia, Washington, USA)

May 4. 2016 - The work Cascadia Artpost has done in service to DKult is not what most observers associate with Trashpo. Yet his Walmarth publications, also inspired by Mail Art Martha of London, stand among the great monuments of Trashpo. “The Spring Event” brochure ensures Jack Lattemann’s place among the most immortal of Trashpoets and, IMHO, makes him eligible for DKult sainthood. The brochure is circulating among the Trashpoets and Kulters, and I am documenting the entire publication. (You can click to enlarge.)

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This issue celebrates the installation of a Fluxus clock.

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(Apologies for the slight tear in the centerfold. I had some problems with the staples.)

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The coupons that were enclosed in the brochure are incredible as well:

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And the reverse sides:

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And the envelope:

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Many thanks to Cascadia Artpost aka Jack Lattemann!

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Comment by De Villo Sloan on May 5, 2016 at 2:40am

Good point, Toni. Kulter stuff tends to be self-referential anyway. But Jennifer Weigel got in there somehow, among other things.

DK's kids are models in there. That's true.

Comment by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on May 5, 2016 at 12:32am
Unbelievably great. I absolutely love the connections between mail artists--the world is quite small, after all!
Comment by De Villo Sloan on May 4, 2016 at 4:17pm

Thx BG

Comment by De Villo Sloan on May 4, 2016 at 4:14pm

Very apropos, Richard.

I want to make sure it is noted - because for some reason all the women of DKult and Trashpo are extraordinary beauties (surely a coincidence) - that Jack's particular muse (could that be correct?) here is the extraordinary Mail Art Martha (thus Walmarth) upon whom "the sun never sets."

Any joking aside, these models that Jack Lattemann creates are truly a wonder.

Thx Ruud, too. I know Ruud and Jack have had some epic postal exchanges.

Comment by Borderline Grafix on May 4, 2016 at 4:08pm

Thanks for posting, got my copy and am looking forward to eating lead-free hot dogs with my coupon.

Comment by Richard Canard on May 4, 2016 at 4:05pm

05.05.16 Dare De Villo S., ....Wow!!!...What a  spectacular charade parade.  "Three Cheers" & or whatever to Dkult & Jack Lattemann. Art imitates life. Life intimidates Art. Life imitates Art. Art intimidates life.  Thanx for sharing.  Sincelery, Richard C.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on May 4, 2016 at 3:43pm

Received my copy today as well. A wonderful surprise indeed! We all should visit Walmarth should we?

Comment by Richard Canard on May 4, 2016 at 3:40pm

05.05.16  Dare De Villo S., ...Wow!!! ...what a monumental charade parade.  Art imitates life. Life intimidates art. Life imitates art. Art intimidates life.  Sincelery. Richard C.

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