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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.

mail-interview with Ibirico – Spain

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH IBIRICO (SPAIN) © TAM-PUBLICATIONS NETHERLANDS TAM-970173 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH IBIRICO. 65 Started on 30-3-1996 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 19-4-1996 IB : In 1985 I participated in the 1st Bienal of Copy-Art, in Barcelona, with Jürgen O. Olbrich, Sarah Jackson, Rufino de Mingo, Pezuela, Alcalá-Canales, Clemente Padin,.. Read More

mail-interview with Henning Mittendorf – Germany

This interview was done in 1995 by Ruud Janssen. It is possible to spread this information to others, but for publications you will have to get permission from TAM and the interviewed person! Enjoy reading this interview. THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH HENNING MITTENDORF Started on: 24-01-1995 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:.. Read More

mail-interview with H.R. Fricker – Switzerland

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH H.R. FRICKER. 10 Started on: 17-11-1994 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: 26-11-1994 HR : July 16th 1981 I received the magazine “Sphinx No. 12/13 1981” from Thierry Tillier, Charleroi, Belgium. I found Thierry’s address (very small printed and the term “mail-art” above it) in the magazine “Gepein”.. Read More

mail-interview with Guy Bleus – Belgium

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH Guy Bleus. 3 Started on: 3-11-1994 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: 8-4-95 (internet) GB : //GUY BLEUS 42.292: DEAR RUUD, IN YOUR INTRODUCTION OF THIS PROJECT YOU WROTE ABOUT THE MAIL ART INTERVIEW PROJECT: “THIS PROJECT I MAINLY START FOR MY RESEARCH ABOUT THE HISTORY OF MAIL.. Read More

mail-interview with Günther Ruch – Switzerland

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH GÜNTHER RUCH. (SWITZERLAND) © TAM-PUBLICATIONS NETHERLANDS TAM-970167 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH GÜNTHER RUCH. 62 Started on: 4-2-1996 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 14-2-1996 GR : During 1970-74 I realized several postal actions with contributions of friends and unknown persons in a small frame. My first involvement with the.. Read More

mail-interview with Edgardo-Antonio Vigo – Argentina

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH EDGARDO – ANTONIO VIGO (1923-1997) TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM-980184 INTRODUCTION After a long correspondence with Edgardo Antonio Vigo since 1983 it was only natural to invite him in June 1995 for my mail-interview. The interview was almost finished, and on August 28th 1997 I sent him the last question. Later I found out he had died on November 4th 1997 , after suffering from a long painful desease. During.. Read More

mail-interview with E.F. Higgins III – USA

MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH E.F HIGGINS – III (USA) ©TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM 960138 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH E.F HIGGINS – III 39 Started on: 16-05-1995 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: 15-9-95 EFH: Thanks for the invite to the interview. I haven’t been doing much international mail art for a number of years, due to.. Read More

mail-interview with Dobrica Kamperelic – Yugoslavia

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH DOBRICA KAMPERELIC. Started on: 3-11-1994 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: 29-11-1994 DK : Dear Ruud, if I remind well, my friend Darko Rošulj, visual-poet, literary critic, technical editor in publishing house NOLIT (where I’m working too) gave me in 1978 some m.a. invitations and introduced me with.. 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

mail-interview with Daniel Plunkett – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL PLUNKETT 41 – unfinished Started on: 19-05-1995 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 7-10-1995 (internet) DP : Ruud ‑ I thought I had sent this off already, but looks like I didn’t. Anyway ‑ I started becoming involved in mailart via cassette trading during the late 70’s… Read More