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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.

Mail from Richard C. – USA

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A new card from Richard C (Canard) in USA from 8-11-2015. It travelled fast across the ocean and now goes onloine and visits the world. Yes, Mail-Art has become a strage artform where communication can go fast in any direction in digital form while a piece of carton still takes its time, and can be photographed in the centre of Breda to be placed online.

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Incoming from Richard C – USA

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Received this card and 3 others from Richard Canard in July / August 2015. I was abroad when he sent them to me, and I decided to publish the complete collection since it is so interesting.  The first card (above) was torn by the postal system in The USA, so the put it into a plastic bag:

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The second card tells you what happens when you join the IUOMA. Richard has some views of what the IUOMA has brought to the network. It has become a central place to communicate in the mail-art network, but there is also a complete network besides that

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The last card is visually atractive because Richard writes white on a black card…….. Specially choosen for me, so I am honored….

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Bacause I enjoy seeing Richard C.’s card, I made a special group in the IUOMA network so others can publish their card there as well. Quite a collection there already:

http://iuoma-network.ning.com/group/richard-c-fan-club

So have a look, and if you have received a card from Richard C. please include a digital copy in this growing archive!