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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.

‘Pataphysical research

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When you want to know more about ‘Pataphysics, the first thing to do is research. Found a goog book after all the Internet documentations, and started to read. Yes, it is a useless guide if you want it to be. Just discovered a lot of links to what I do right from the start.

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Details of the book:

Product Details

Outgoing to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan

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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.

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Above a glimpse of the complete envelope. It is going out tomorrow. The last day of the month November. Another year is coming to an end, and the next one comes in rapidly…..

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Samples of Outgoing Fluxus Words

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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:

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And the score itself produced some famous words for sure. To get the basics, IUOMA was one of that words, and now that word has grown in meaning quite a bit……

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