EVOLUTION IN/BY MAIL-ART (c) 1997 by RUUD JANSSEN. Originally this text was written February 1994. Life is a process of changes, at least it is like that for me. When I look back I can see how gradually these changes come about, but also I can see the real turning-points in my life. Only after those things have happened you can realize the full importance of things in your life… Read More
Some samples from the drawingscollection made beginning this year. Click on the image to get a larger view.
my contribution to a project “Tower of Babel”.
Two outgoing works. Click on the images for a more detailed view
A lovely card from Babs Bird in UK, where she placed the IUOMA letters on a touristic card with the word ‘Artworker Gallery’ on it.
Performance at the Acropoly in Athens, August 2008, Greece photos by Litsa Spathi – 2008
Visiting New York in April 2010. After the opening of the exhibition we all went to Katz’s Deli. Maybe you recognize a few of the artists that were present…..
This is me, giving a lecture in the Hedah in Maastricht, Netherlands. Organized by Rod Summers. The complete details: AGORA GEROEZEMOES 29 April – 24 June 2011 OPENING: 29 April, 21.00h FINISAGE: 24 June, 21.00h OPEN: Fri-Sun 13h-17h MAIL ART, VIDEO ART, PERFORMANCE AND LECTURES Having just returned from Italy in 1972, the artsits Theo van der Aa and Ger van Dijck established in Maastricht the widely recognized initiative Agora.. Read More
The times are changing, and in 2013 I wrote a new set of Statements. Distributed them through the digital channels this time.
“I’m inclined to doubt there is a formula for creating a successful postcard… that sort of thing just happens”. Another statement from Richard Canard. What else to do then say he is right. That way the observer should judge what kind of card this is…… I made a ‘fan of Richard C.’ group on IUOMA at NING, where also others publish the card they receive from Richard C. Have a.. Read More