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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. Since 1970 working with computers too, so you can acces large amounts of data....

Mail-Interview with Carlo Pittore – USA

Here are the scan’s of the handwritten answers by Carlo Pittore in the Mail-Interview I did with him. You can access the text-version at: http://iuoma.org/blog_new_2015/2015/06/13/mail-interview-with-carlo-pittore-usa/ Carlo Pittore has a specific handwriting always with pen and ink. Als he decorated the envelopes I sent the questions in and returned them to me. You can click on the individual images to enlarge:    

mail-interview with Emmett Williams – by Judith A. Hoffberg in 1998

UMBRELLA /mar98 – by Judith A Hoffberg INTERVIEW WITH EMMETT WILLIAMS: FLUXUS ARTIST EXTRAORDINAIRE   On the occasion of an extraordinary exhibition curated by Paul Schimmel over the past eight years at the Museum of Contemporary Art entitled “Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979” and the ancillary event called “Beyond the Pink” which brought performance artists from all over the world to Los Angeles, I had the.. Read More

mail-interview with Robert Rocola – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH ROBERT ROCOLA                                                            55 Started on: 3-11-1995 RJ :      Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 13-11-1995 RR :     Thank you for writting to me. I’ll do this as art with you – “networking” doesn’t interest me. (Robert Rocola returned the invitation as a collage. Besides a color-xerox and some stamps, he.. Read More

mail-interview with Svjetlana Mimica – Croatia

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH SVJETLANA MIMICA Started on: 4-11-1994 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on: 17-03-1995 SM : Well, how and when I entered in mail art. It has been during ’89 when I first met (late?) Tihomir Govoskovich, Croat from Vojvodina (ex-Yugoslavia). We met each other casually, via one magazine for.. Read More

mail-interview with Peter Küstermann – Germany

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH PETER KÜSTERMANN. 60 – unfinished Started on: 30-12-1995 RJ :      Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 7-1-1996 (On this monday, just before 6 o’clock, I got a phonecall from Peter Küstermann. He said he liked the idea very much and that he wanted to use many different communication forms in.. Read More

mail-interview with Mike Dyar – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH MIKE DYAR – USA (unfinished) Started on 23-10-1996 (On this day I went, together with Picasso Gaglione and John Held Jr., to Tom Marioni’s place. A nice surprise was to meet Mike Dyar there. I asked him if he would like to join the mail-interview project, and he said yes. I sent this question later that evening from 24th Street in San Francisco to Mike Dyar.) RJ:.. Read More

mail-interview with Rudi Rubberoid – USA

TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM-960140 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH RUDI RUBBEROID 56 Started on 11-11-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 8-12-1995 RR : Sixteen years ago. At the time I owned a store in Bellingham called “The Postcard Palace”, which sold postcards and notecards. I saw some “art rubber stamps” at a trade show.. Read More

mail-interview with Patricia Collins – UK

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH PATRICIA COLLINS – UK THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH PATRICIA COLLINS Started on: 28-8-1995 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? Reply on 11-9-1995 PC : I first became involved in mail art in summer 1993. I had taken out the U.K. listings magazine, “Artist’s Newsletter” and saw the ads in the mail.. Read More