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.

mail-interview with Alison Knowles – USA

The Interview with Alison Knowles by Ruud Janssen (question sent on 5-4-2006 by e-mail) Ruud Janssen : Welcome to the interview. Before I start with an interview I always like to read through the biography of the person I am interviewing. Looking at such a career in Art I always wonder, do you still remember when you decided you wanted to be an artist? (answer on 5-4-2006 by e-mail) Alison.. Read More

mail-interview with Ken Friedman – Norway

INTERVIEW WITH KEN FRIEDMAN (NORWAY) This interview was done complete with the use of internet in the period May till December 1995.The appendixes contain some texts connected to the interview. © TAM-PUBLICATIONS 1996 TAM-960104 INTERVIEW WITH KEN FRIEDMAN RJ: When did you get involved in the mail art network. KF: In 1966, when I came into contact with Fluxus and with Ray Johnson. RJ: How did you get in contact.. Read More

mail-interview with Dick Higgins – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH DICK HIGGINS (USA) by Ruud Janssen RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? DH: Dear Señor Janssen – I got involved in the mail-art network in July 1959 shortly after I met Ray Johnson in June. He sent me a marzipan frog, a wooden fork and three small letters in wood,.. 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