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 to Jennifer Tobias – USA

An envelope to the Moma for Jennifer Tobias. After scanning and sending I doscoverd that the postage stamps were missing. The artistamps were on it, but there is place for the original postage too….. I will see if the envelope goes through or not. Actually an interesting experiment. I included an experimental letter as well for Jennifer. Will see if it reaches her and how she reacts:

Mail to Thierry Tillier – Belgium

There are several of thee envelopes that I have sent out. The individual stamps are made with foam letters, and I use several colors to get the impact. All kind of words are used to describe what we do. Fluxus, Dkult, Mail-Art. IUOMA, and guess what, the MoMa even made an exhibition of all that, not just once, but several times. So that means eventually things do end up in.. Read More

Artistamps info: A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links

Through the mail I got information that A.J. Ward with his A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links, is building a huge website (see: http://www.geocities.ws/stamplink/stamps/links.htm) where you can find all kind of information on Artistamps. I had a look and was amazed on the richness of this place. So many things you will find there when you are interested in Artistamps and related stories. He also integrated the Jas. W… Read More

Outgoing to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan

During the last month August 2015 I received 3 more Braincells from Ryosuke Cohen with the numbers 920, 921 and 922.  The process of his gigantic project goes quickly. In a few years he will reach number 1000. That is why I keep sending him envelopes to keep track of the process and to support his project for more details about the project visit the special group on IUOMA at.. Read More

Mail from Heleen de Vaan – Netherlands

  Received in the vacation this lovely Tile from Heleen de Vaan in Netherlands. She made is through the services from PostNL, and wanted me to have it to hand in the TAM Archive or give it a special use. Especially after coming home from vacation the text fits perfectly: So I will find a good place for the tile. Heleen always writes small notes with her mailings, so here.. Read More