iuoma.org – Interested in Mail-Art?

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 Mike Dyar – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH MIKE DYAR – USA (unfinished) Started on 23-10-1996 (On this day I went, together with Picasso Gaglione and John Held Jr., to Tom Marioni’s place. A nice surprise was to meet Mike Dyar there. I asked him if he would like to join the mail-interview project, and he said yes. I sent this question later that evening from 24th Street in San Francisco to Mike Dyar.) RJ:.. Read More

The Digital Islands – drawing by Ruud Janssen

Sometimes my drawings are strange and difficult to understand. Yet I try to make them accesible for anybody that sees them. Looks like a map in the first look, then two people in the second look, and when you look closer you see the digital connections at work. This drawing is a new addition to the growing collection. Over 200 drawings made now. This one is sized A4.

The Boring Group on Facebook

For some time now I am exploring the world of Facebook.Have a working profile there, a public profile, a College profile, and lots of groups to reach people online. One group has a special purpose. People sometimes are bored, and then look for a specific group to pay attention for. The Boring Group is successful. Just have a look at the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/borrrring/ And when you want to see my.. Read More

Outgoing mail in June 2015

Two outgoing envelopes from the same series but to different people. Hans Braumüller (Germany) asked for stampsheets which he will have received by now.  The envelope below goes to Marie Stillkind (USA). She sent me an e-mail with some questions and I returned a few items by normal mail

mail-interview with Rudi Rubberoid – USA

TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM-960140 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH RUDI RUBBEROID 56 Started on 11-11-1995 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 8-12-1995 RR : Sixteen years ago. At the time I owned a store in Bellingham called “The Postcard Palace”, which sold postcards and notecards. I saw some “art rubber stamps” at a trade show.. Read More