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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.

“The Eye Catcher’s Friend” – 3D work by Ruud Janssen

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“The Eye Catcher” was the name of the object I made last week with a MiRywell 3D pen.  I used several colours of ABS plastics to make it. Today I made “The Eyecatcher’s Friend”, another object made with the 3D pen, this time black, grey, white, brown, gold and Beige PLA plastics. The connection is there since the first object has the nodes to detect, and the other object is sending all these signals.

Will try to make a few better photos when there is sunlight.

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Mail-Art to Magreet Dolman – Amsterdam

A historic piece of Mail-Art. A small soft plasti ball, sent to Magreet Dollman, a moderator of the national TV who did a live show and reacted to comments. I sent her this piece of mail-Art and she showed it and commented on it on National TV. Milions saw a piece of mail-art, bur probably forgot. I documented the sending, so that is what is left.

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Sent in 1991 to Dutch National TV show on VPRO Television in Hilversum.

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Lix Pen returned to Brussels

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The sad story of the LIX pen. It never worked, and they asked me to send it back to their office in Brussels. I sent it with track and trace, so I know they signed for delivery on June 7th. Three days later no e-mail or message from them. They are not that communicative.  Not sure if I will ever get a working LIX pen in my hands.