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 to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan – October 2018

Letter written and sent to Ryosuke Cohen. He has been making this many Brain Cells that in return I always send him some handmade works so he knows I appreciate his work. This time a larger envelope went to him. Below you can see the cover on which the address was hand painted: In a few week I will see what he did use or did not use. Just wanted.. Read More

FAKE-Ism

FAKE-Ism ; The ISM to fake an artform. When you want to belong into a specific group by faking the techniques and motives that belong to that specific ISM. Applied this to mail-art for a few years but never published gthe documents I made in 1998 and 1999.

Traditional Mail Art Catalogs – They still exist!

In 2017 I got these catalogs of Mail-Art project in the mail. Above a project done by the Stickerdude (Joel Cohen) in NY – USA, and below two catalogs that Uli Grohmann (Germany) did. Although a lot goes digital thee days, the hardcopies are still my favorites. You can go through the pages, and digitize them, but the booklet will survive the times for sure whuile the digital images go.. Read More