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.

Add and Pass for the MoMa – What is new?

Added a hardcopy Bitcoin to this paper and also some traditional values. Symbolic for the new ways for mail-art that old and new are now integrating and we don’t know which way things are heading. Will be funny to find out where this paper will travel too…… And what kind of traces are on it. I left a few of mine and now digitized it. The network will tell if.. Read More

Outgoing to Ryosuke Cohen – Japan

During the last month August 2015 I received 3 more Braincells from Ryosuke Cohen with the numbers 920, 921 and 922.  The process of his gigantic project goes quickly. In a few years he will reach number 1000. That is why I keep sending him envelopes to keep track of the process and to support his project for more details about the project visit the special group on IUOMA at.. Read More

mail-interview with Clive Phillpot – UK

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH CLIVE PHILLPOT 77 Started on 26-05-1997 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 28-8-97 CP : Dear Ruud: I guess I got involved in 1972 when I started writing a column in Studio International , the London art magazine. I was supposed to review things that nobody else reviewed.. Read More

Mail-Art in the MoMa – New York

End 2014 there was a lovely exhibition at the MoMa library in New York. You can still find the information on: http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2014/analognetwork/ It is a very interesting moment. After exploring the Fluxus collections they have, they are now also exploring the Mail-Art resources they already have in their collections.  Off course I was honoured they also showed some things they have from me. During the Mail-Interview I always sent them.. Read More