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.

‘Pataphysical research

When you want to know more about ‘Pataphysics, the first thing to do is research. Found a goog book after all the Internet documentations, and started to read. Yes, it is a useless guide if you want it to be. Just discovered a lot of links to what I do right from the start. Details of the book: Product Details Paperback: 296 pages Publisher: The MIT Press (January 30, 2015).. 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 Miss Noma – UK

Again mail from Miss Noma in UK. This time the envelope shows another identity, and that ths the name of Arthur Cravan Jr. The statement is obvious Arthur Cravan is NOT a mail-artist , but a Post-Artist. And what to expect in the enveloppe. When I opened it I discoverd there were again envelopes in it all addressed to me but with slightly different names: Nine to be precise. Also.. Read More

Welcome to the Pataphysics

Being a pataphysician is quite an experience. Time to share it through a foam rubber stamp made with the letters. And a first print of the new made rubber stamp goes out to Miss Noma in Liverpool – UK. A special envelope with some of my typical mail-art styles.  Included lots of special things, that is not documented with photos. The spiral was made some decades ago. The special square.. Read More