received this lovely postcard from Jack latteman (Cascadia Artpost) on which he documents the world of artistamps used in the Eternal Network. This is set 3.
Video that shows two mailings and how they fit together. Video from 2011
Click on images to enlarge. Two versions of artistamps. Drawing design by Ruud Janssen for the Stamp Art Gallery exhibition in 1996 (San Francisco, USA).
Mail from Triangle Post (Carl Chew) in USA. He sent me a wonderful enveloppe with in it my own version of the artistamp sheets with my name included in it. Dmitry Babenko made the grahics, and Carl played with that and added the names of mail-artist that are currently alive and spreading their work in the Mail-Art network. Thank you C.C.
Through the mail I got information that A.J. Ward with his A.J.’s Encyclopedia of Stamps and Philatelic Links, is building a huge website (see: http://www.geocities.ws/stamplink/stamps/links.htm) where you can find all kind of information on Artistamps. I had a look and was amazed on the richness of this place. So many things you will find there when you are interested in Artistamps and related stories. He also integrated the Jas. W… Read More
In the 80-ies I was experimenting with selfmade artistamps. Tried them on envelopes and let them run through the system. Seems the system worked quite well. In the beginning years of mail-art I even numbered outgoing mail-art. This was enveloppe number 1000. After a few years I quit with that numbering