Three works made in May 2015. Om thick paper, recycling Stickers.
Mail from Guy Bleus in Belgium in 2003. Notice the special Mail-Art stamps from Belgium (official ones) that he placed on the enveloppe.
This object was sent out through the regular postal system. The ball was sent to a TV-show, and I know it arrived because it was shown in the programm…..
In the 80-ies I was experimenting with selfmade artistamps. Tried them on envelopes and let them run through the system. Seems the system worked quite well. In the beginning years of mail-art I even numbered outgoing mail-art. This was enveloppe number 1000. After a few years I quit with that numbering
HISTORY of the TAM-BULLETIN originally written by Ruud Janssen on July 1996 WWW-version July 1997 INTRODUCTION When Crackerjack Kid (Chuck Welch) from USA asked me for some more copies of older TAM-Bulletins for his archive, I decided to undertake an even larger task. I started with going through my own archive to select all the information about the TAM- Bulletins that I could find and make a complete book out.. Read More
THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH NORMAN SOLOMON (Mr. Postcards). 76 (With the sending of the retyped answers I sometimes made typing-errors to which Norman Solomon reacted. Some of the reactions are worth mentioning, and I have done so with the footnotes) Started on 21-3-1997 Ruud: 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 8-4-1997 (Together with the.. Read More
The Mail-Interview with Ray Johnson – USA (unfinished) The Mail-Interview with Ray Johnson went in a special way. He reacted to the first formal invitation like this above. He also wrote on the backside, which added the dimension: He sent it in one of his typical enveloppes: I published the textual version of the interview too, which I will include here as well.This time also inserted the many visuals that.. Read More
THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH REA NIKONOVA 18 – unfinished Started on: 3-1-1995 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: 20-3-1995 RN : I like your idea of interview. I send you my “architectural” treatment of your question and my answer. (Rea sent me a xerox where she transformed my question and her answer.. Read More