"DVS and Carmela,
I also received the fab piece from PetrolPetal recently and after hearing what you are saying I had to check the magic door of mine. It actually has 1 + 1/2 addresses, Alicia Gil of Spain and another with the last name Sharp…"
Do I remember Monsieur Enfeebled? You missed my blog where he sent me an inked impression of his penis which now follows me everywhere on the internet. I'm pretty open to art but not wild to encourage penis stamps. How did he…"
"DVS--just to let you know that I received a postcard from PetrolPetal recently. It is somewhat similar to yours (I have not posted it yet). When I flipped open the 'magic door' of my address I found the address of Monsenhor enVide…"
"It sounds like the blog format is now seen by the larger world as passe, like email? Everything, especially attention, is getting shorter and shorter. I just don't get the appeal of that path. Having never been on FB, I wonder why your blog and…"
"Thank you. NBS!
I know these recent blogs are a departure from the IUOMA-Ning blogs I've done for years, which tended to be serious analysis.
What's happening is that I'm re-posting my Glam Faction blogs here. Glam Faction is a mail…"
as one so afflicted, here's a group for people who use books for mail art purposes or even just labor under the yoke of book addiction, those yearning masses who amass books intended for reading but which, mostly just pile up.See More
"It seems like a cop-out to suggest interested parties should read what's been written about Trashpo during the last 10 years, but it's probably the best way to understand it.
What I find interesting now is the artists and poets associated…"
Mail art by IUOMA member PetrolPetal (Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa) February 19, 2020 - Our hearts fluttered when we spied in the Glam Faction post office box this beautiful envelope from the FAB PetrolPetal in sunny South Africa. Do Glamsters know South Africa is one…See More
I love your comment on Travel Mail Art, In fact, I am going away this weekend to a town in the country for a historical commemoration event. This is the first time I am making such a trip. I may give Travel Mail Art a try. Would you like a card?
Hey DVS, I’ve been meaning to post this for some time,,,, Upon perusing Ourang Outang and some of your other work I noticed a theme. Quite often you create a diamond shaped image, which calls to mind a rebirth. To me it represents a literal birth canal or vagina. Would love to hear your thoughts on why diamond shapes are present in a great deal of your work. Thanks! JBL
Dear De Villo. No, not great just fortuitous. I addressed an envelope to Rysuke but decided I needed something larger. Not wanting to waste the time I stuck the envelope front to another I found here - containing an electricity bill once upon a time - and it needed covering up so . . . the quickest way was to shred a magazine page. I am not convinced it will survive the postal system but no doubt we shall see.
Thanks anyway for the encouragement. At least now I know what to send you!
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