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.

Outgoing mail-art October 2016

Two outgoing envelopes today. One above a reply to the cards from Houlton Vinyl (Kosmo Vinyl) in USA. He asked for some Ray Johnson add-and-pass-o sheets which I am sending him. Always was a fan of the Clash, so this is an interesting new contact. Also love the cards he did…… The second envelope below goes to Heleen de Vaan who is constantly active with her new drawings and sometimees.. Read More

New cow rubberstamp from Helleen de Vaan – Netherlands

In the summer I was abroad for a few weeks, and when I returned I found some very nice pieces of mail-art at the P.O. Box. Two of them came from Heleen de Vaan (Netherlands). One of them contained an original new COW rubberstamp that Heleen has designed and made rubberstamps out. One for herself, and (lucky me) one for the TAM Rubberstamp Archive. I already printed the stamp a.. Read More

Mail to Heleen de Vaan – Netherlands

Mail-Art that is on its way to Amstelveen to Heleen de Vaan, Netherlands. Also a thank you for the lovely rubberstamp “You’ve got Mail” which she sent me as a Christmas present. Somehow there is an error in the address label. Mjust have printed the extra R sometimes, and now  it reads not Heleen, but Herleen. maybe next time it is Hermelijn, en it will change into an imagenairy animal.. Read More

Outgoing to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan

The logo for Pataphysics and IUOMA is now also printed on paper, and the concept goes now arround the world. This envelope goes to Ryosuke Cohen in Japan. He might use it on its brain cell, but you never know which element he uses…… Another envelope goes to Heleen de Vaan in the Netherlands. Above a glimpse of the complete envelope. It is going out tomorrow. The last day of.. Read More

Mail from Heleen de Vaan – Netherlands

  Received in the vacation this lovely Tile from Heleen de Vaan in Netherlands. She made is through the services from PostNL, and wanted me to have it to hand in the TAM Archive or give it a special use. Especially after coming home from vacation the text fits perfectly: So I will find a good place for the tile. Heleen always writes small notes with her mailings, so here.. Read More