iuoma.org – Interested in Mail-Art?

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.

Maintenant 10 arrived from New York

Yesterday the new issue of Maintenant arrived from New York. Inside it is one of my drawings. lookes good on paper. Maintenant 10: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art Paperback – June 7, 2016 by Peter Carlaftes (Editor), Kat Georges (Editor) For the 100th anniversary of the renowned art movement known as Dada, Three Rooms Press presents the 10th edition of its stunning annual collection of provocative and.. Read More

Drawing A Drawing

In the series “Analog humans Digital Computers, I made a new drawing today that deals with the digital making of drawings. I work with the traditional indian ink and Peterburg water colours, and yet use a scanner to publish the drawings on Internet. Why not go digital all the way? Well, I must confess I just lake paper, and working with that ink and paint. Also I like it that.. Read More

Schedule for M.D. – by Ruud Janssen

This drawing was made for M.D. A collegue that works at the Radius College and will soon leave us to follow a new challenge. The drawing gives an idea of the complexity one deals with when working at a larger College and focusses on quality and the rules by and for others to maintain that.

The Digital Islands – drawing by Ruud Janssen

Sometimes my drawings are strange and difficult to understand. Yet I try to make them accesible for anybody that sees them. Looks like a map in the first look, then two people in the second look, and when you look closer you see the digital connections at work. This drawing is a new addition to the growing collection. Over 200 drawings made now. This one is sized A4.

The Boring Group on Facebook

For some time now I am exploring the world of Facebook.Have a working profile there, a public profile, a College profile, and lots of groups to reach people online. One group has a special purpose. People sometimes are bored, and then look for a specific group to pay attention for. The Boring Group is successful. Just have a look at the link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/borrrring/ And when you want to see my.. Read More

Explaining the concept of this blog

This new blog actually should be the central point of all my digital activities. So links to all blogs and websites that I already have and are still alive. beside that also blog-postings to major places and activities that I am involved in. Only one goal and that is to make the information better accesible. The Internet turnes into a chaos without good structures, and I am just trying to.. Read More