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. Since 1970 working with computers too, so you can acces large amounts of data....

Outgoing to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan

The logo for Pataphysics and IUOMA is now also printed on paper, and the concept goes now arround the world. This envelope goes to Ryosuke Cohen in Japan. He might use it on its brain cell, but you never know which element he uses…… Another envelope goes to Heleen de Vaan in the Netherlands. Above a glimpse of the complete envelope. It is going out tomorrow. The last day of.. Read More

Samples of Outgoing Fluxus Words

Here are some samples of Fluxus Words on envelopes as they were sent out in 2008. Not sure what happened to each individual word, but I documented a lot of them on: http://fluxuswords.blogspot.nl/ The words themselves are part of the Fluxus score I wrote in 1988 and goes like this: And the score itself produced some famous words for sure. To get the basics, IUOMA was one of that words,.. Read More

Mail-Interview with Guy Bleus by Ruud Janssen

Because someone in the USA wanted a signed copy of the mail-interview I did with Guy Bleus, published by the Stickerdude in New York, I arranged a sending in which also Guy and I would have a signed edition of the finished booklet. Guy stamped the envelope and also placed some delightful rubberstamps on the backside: The booklet inside looks like this:

Mail from Miss Noma – UK

Again mail from Miss Noma in UK. This time the envelope shows another identity, and that ths the name of Arthur Cravan Jr. The statement is obvious Arthur Cravan is NOT a mail-artist , but a Post-Artist. And what to expect in the enveloppe. When I opened it I discoverd there were again envelopes in it all addressed to me but with slightly different names: Nine to be precise. Also.. Read More