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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-Art statements 2013 – by Ruud Janssen

Some new statements in 2013 where published as a .PDF file too. New ideas  you can see and read at: https://www.academia.edu/10918666/MAIL_ART_STATEMENTS_2013 They are new compared to the milenium statements, which are accesible at: https://www.academia.edu/10918705/Millenium_Statements_-_1999 This set is more historical. I wrote them in 1999 when the year 2000 was coming closer and a new meillenium was approaching. An unique event for us then, but it seems so far away now.

Writing letters with a 3D Pen – Ruud Janssen

Experimenting with the 3D pen resulted in an interesting collection of objects. I also like to call it ‘writing letters’ because the objects are letters or even envelopes. To document the findings I also wrote two articles that are formally published. have a look at them to read: https://www.academia.edu/10113497/The_influence_of_the_3D_pen_in_the_Art_World_-_Part_1 https://www.academia.edu/10113532/The_influence_of_the_3D_pen_in_the_art_World_-_Part_2 These are .PDF files, so you can print or save them if you like.

mail-interview with Ruud Janssen – Netherlands (HR)

THE MAIL-INTERVIEW WITH RUUD JANSSEN. 4 – unfinished BY HANS-RUEDI FRICKER Started on: 5-3-1996 HR : Welcome to this mail-interview. You are the founder of the Mail-interview Project and I think that your own thoughts should be part of this project too. Ofcourse you could do a fictive interview with yourself, but in that case I would miss the dialogical process, therefore I invite you to answer my questions. First.. Read More