In the year 2014 these envelopes went out. The proces is a complicated one. First the envelopes are painted with coloured dots. Each colour needs to dry before the next one comes. The address and postage stamps are added Some special rubberstamps are added The letters are added to the side, and because they are two sided the backside is also marked with these words
Welcome to the Pataphysics
Being a pataphysician is quite an experience. Time to share it through a foam rubber stamp made with the letters. And a first print of the new made rubber stamp goes out to Miss Noma in Liverpool – UK. A special envelope with some of my typical mail-art styles.
handstamped envelope going to Guy Bleus in Belgium. Mail to Lancillotto Bellini in Italy, a new Fluxus stampsheet and s,ome small stampsheets for him. Acrylic painted envelope for Michael Leigh (A1) in UK.
Outgoing mail-art 2003 – Painted Envelopes
In 2003 I was still living in Tilburg. I was painting envelopes on a daily basis, and sent thousands into the network. I made photo’s of all of them, lateron digitized them with a scanner. This blog is about a special series because the symbols can be interpreted in many ways, and these envelopes belong together although they are now all over the world. The one above To Anna Boschi.. Read More
Mail to Amy Irwen – USA
Two envelopes with poster sized copies of my drawings were sent to Amy Irwen. Seems they arrived since she published them on a blog at http://iuoma-network.ning.com/ , The IUOMA network, where you can read her reaction. The envelopes are part of the faces series, where two faces look different of same ways, as symbol of the network where there is always a sender and a receiver.
mail to Uli Grohmann – Germany
outgoing mail-art to Jos
One of the older envelopes that I sent out to Jos