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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-interview with Julie Paquette – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JULIE PAQUETTE (USA) © TAM-PUBLICATIONS 1997 TAM-970161 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JULIE PAQUETTE Started on: 24-01-1995 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: 17-02-1995 JP : Since you asked this question I’ve been trying to remember dates. Since I became aware that the network exists I’ve jumped in with both.. Read More

mail-interview with John Held Jr. – USA (Part 2 – San Francisco)

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JOHN HELD JR. (PART-2) (the SAN FRANSISCO period) 68 Started on 2-5-1996 RJ : Well John, I think it is time now to start the second part of our interview. During the first part of the interview you were living in Dallas, and now you are already some time in San Francisco. How big is the difference between Dallas and San Francisco? Reply on 25-5-1996 JH :.. Read More

mail-interview with John Held Jr. – USA (Part 1 in Dallas)

This interview was done in 1995 by Ruud Janssen. It is possible to spread this information to others, but for publications you will have to get permission from TAM and the interviewed person! Enjoy reading this interview. MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JOHN HELD JR. PART 1 TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM950095 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JOHN HELD JR. (PART 1) Started on: 3-11-1994 RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional.. Read More

mail-interview with John Evans – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JOHN EVANS. 69 – unfinished Started on 11-6-1996 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 16-1-1997 (John Evan’s answer was written on a paper filled with color-tests with ink he made before). JE : Dear Ruud Janssen. Thanks for inviting me to be interviewed for your project. Sorry that.. Read More

mail-interview with Jenny Soup

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH  JENNY SOUP (USA) TAM-PUBLICATIONS JULY 1996 TAM960135 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH JENNY SOUP Started on: 7-3-1995 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: 2-5-95 JS : I first got involved with mail art and the network back in 1987. I was living in San Francisco at the time, going to.. Read More

mail-interview with E.F. Higgins III – USA

MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH E.F HIGGINS – III (USA) ©TAM-PUBLICATIONS TAM 960138 THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH E.F HIGGINS – III 39 Started on: 16-05-1995 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: 15-9-95 EFH: Thanks for the invite to the interview. I haven’t been doing much international mail art for a number of years, due to.. Read More

mail-interview with Dick Higgins – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH DICK HIGGINS (USA) by Ruud Janssen RJ : Welcome to this mail-interview. First let me ask you the traditional question. When did you get involved in the mail-art network? DH: Dear Señor Janssen – I got involved in the mail-art network in July 1959 shortly after I met Ray Johnson in June. He sent me a marzipan frog, a wooden fork and three small letters in wood,.. Read More

mail-interview with Daniel Plunkett – USA

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH DANIEL PLUNKETT 41 – unfinished Started on: 19-05-1995 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 7-10-1995 (internet) DP : Ruud ‑ I thought I had sent this off already, but looks like I didn’t. Anyway ‑ I started becoming involved in mailart via cassette trading during the late 70’s… Read More

Mail-Art from Richard Canard – USA

Incoming mail-art from Richard Canard (USA). Always a puzzle to solve with his mail, and I have started on IUOMA a special group to collect all his mailings worldwide. The IUOMA-Members even do that, so a lot of information you can find on: http://iuoma-network.ning.com/group/richard-c-fan-club I also placed his latests mailing there. Somehow it all fits together, and I hope some researcher one day will devote him/her-selve to that task…..