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.

Books by John Held Jr. – USA

New books by John Held – USA A set of two books have been published at TAM-Publications. Part – 1 (page 1-439) and Part -2 (page 440-919) of the book “Where the Secret is Hidden” , Collected Essays, 1979-2011 containing 106 essays written over 30 years on the 20th Century cultural avant-garde including Duchamp, Cage, Mail Art, Fluxus, BiY, zine and artist publishing, international cultural networking, performance art, rubber stamps.. Read More

The OLD IUOMA website

For people doing research, please notice that the old IUOMA website is still available. I started the website in 1996 when the HTTP protocols first were used to make the WWW websites.  It grew from there and was completely typed by hand. Because maintaining that old structure because too time consuming and also I didn’t wantbto throw away the old building, it is still there through: http://www.iuoma.org/index.html Just try it….. .. Read More

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