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welcome to the International Union of Mail-Artists. This Blog gives you information and links to all activities undertaken by Ruud Janssen, who started with Mail-Art in 1980 and is still active.

mail-interview with Ayah Okwabi – Ghana

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH AYAH OKWABI  – 54 Started on 15-10-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 2-11-1995 AO : Dear Ruud, thanks for the invitation to participate in your mail-interview project. I got involved in mail art in 1979 when Volker Hamann introduced me to his Anthropological Art Project. Anthro-Art was.. Read More

mail-interview with arto posto – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ARTO POSTO RJ :Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? AP:Can’t tell exactly when I started mailing art. It was with an artist friend who had moved to California, Susan Petelik, and she always added art to her envelopes, letters, etc., tucked art inside. She inspired me to do the same, and I.. Read More

mail-interview with Anna Boschi – Italy

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ANNA BOSCHI (ITALY) THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ANNA BOSCHI 36 Started on: 15-5-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on: 19-8-1995 AB : I have been involved in mail art since 1986, when I exhibited my artistic works in Milano (Italy) – by Centro Lavoro Arte – where I met.. Read More

mail-interview with Anna Banana – Canada

This interview was done in 1995 by Ruud Janssen. Address: TAM, P.O.Box 1055, 4801 BB Breda , the NETHERLANDS, e-mail : info@iuoma.orgl. It is possible to spread this information to others, but for publications you will have to get permission from TAM and the interviewed person! Enjoy reading this interview. THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ANNA BANANA 13 Started on: 3-12-1994 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you.. Read More

mail-interview with Al Ackerman

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH AL (BLASTER) ACKERMAN THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH AL ACKERMAN. 70 Started on 17-6-1996 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 29-7-1996 (Al’s first answer came typed on a paper with a copy of one of Al Ackerman’s famous drawings with the text: “Sigh….My most gifted pupil…. too bad her head.. Read More

mail-interview with Andrej Tisma – Yugoslavia

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ANDREJ TISMA 38 Started on: 15-5-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on: 16-6-1995 AT : I made my first mail-art work in 1973 after a visit to one of the pioneers of Yugoslavian mail-art, Bogdanka Poznanovic from Novi Sad. I mailed to her two bus tickets I used.. Read More

mail-interview with Carol Stetser – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH CAROL STETSER (USA) TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM-970171 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH CAROL STETSER Started on 12-11-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 11-12-1995 CS : In 1976 I founded Padma Press (see enclosed catalog) and proceeded to publish in the next 3 years, three offset books of my photographs. In July.. Read More