Outgoing envelope to De Villo Sloan (DVS) in USA. Inside some personal things for him which I won’t document online. Also an original is included…..
Statement written in 1986 by Ruud Janssen The Mail-Art network always is looking for new ways to communicate in a creative way. From sender to received in whatever medium there is. The Internet and Facebook haven’t changed that.
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
I promissed Picasso Gaglione in USA some time ago to send him some prints of found rubberstamps. So this is the first start to keep that promis. As usual a decorated enveloppe and inside some small surprises for Picasso which I won’t spoil to much in this blog. Just one detail I will show here and that is a part of a few works I stamped for him:
Just bought a large set of aquarel paints (van Gogh) to use for my new drawings. I made the desigh above to test the colouts I have and then started to test the individual colours to see how they look like. That takes a while, but at the end I have a firm reference to how the colours look like when I want to use them or mix them.
Again an envelope to Ryosuke Cohen in Japan to insure that in return I will get a Brain Cell for the TAM Archive. Last version I received was #1009, so the collection grows and grows Also two envelopes to Heleen de Vaan with a minimalistic address notation. Will see if they get there. The zipcode should reveil the city (Amstelveen), and the sipcode also reveils that the street is a.. Read More
The last weeks I have been working in these, and finaly the last additions were made.The small series is now ready. They are scanned and published, and some will go to strange corners of the world for sure. Click on a single work to see it full-size.