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....

Drawing A Drawing

In the series “Analog humans Digital Computers, I made a new drawing today that deals with the digital making of drawings. I work with the traditional indian ink and Peterburg water colours, and yet use a scanner to publish the drawings on Internet. Why not go digital all the way? Well, I must confess I just lake paper, and working with that ink and paint. Also I like it that.. Read More

New VIP’s by Ruud Janssen – February 2016

Whenever I get the chance I make some new VIP’s (Visual Impulse Poetry) just to catch the thought that was on my mind. It takes some time to dry for them since they are made with acrylic paint and indian ink. But I like the results….. If you watch long enough you will find the thought. Maybe you choose another word as I wrote down, but that is all part.. Read More

New drawings by Ruud Janssen – Feb 2016

And suddenly there is the time to make a series of new drawings that fit in the theme digital Humans and analog machines. Where the human race is building all these digital connections but forget that we are analog beings. You can click on the individual drawings and see a larger sample of the drawing. They are all made on thick paper, size A4 (european standard). I use indian ink.. Read More

Letter to Miss Noma

Another envelope made for Miss Noma. This time I used the typewriter to write a letter. Also made the change into Mrs. Noma. Will be curious to see the reaction to such a type. As promissed I won’t reveil the address in Liverpool. On the IUOMA network indeed people are wondering who Miss Noma is since she (or he) has the informations of an oldtime insider of the network. So.. Read More