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.


EVOLUTION IN/BY MAIL-ART (c) 1997 by RUUD JANSSEN. Originally this text was written February 1994. Life is a process of changes, at least it is like that for me. When I look back I can see how gradually these changes come about, but also I can see the real turning-points in my life. Only after those things have happened you can realize the full importance of things in your life… Read More

Lecture in Maastricht – 2011

This is me, giving a lecture in the Hedah in Maastricht, Netherlands. Organized by Rod Summers. The complete details: AGORA GEROEZEMOES 29 April – 24 June 2011 OPENING: 29 April, 21.00h FINISAGE: 24 June, 21.00h OPEN: Fri-Sun 13h-17h MAIL ART, VIDEO ART, PERFORMANCE AND LECTURES Having just returned from Italy in 1972, the artsits Theo van der Aa and Ger van Dijck established in Maastricht the widely recognized initiative Agora.. Read More

Mail from Richard Canard – USA

“I’m inclined to doubt there is a formula for creating a successful postcard… that sort of thing just happens”.  Another statement from Richard Canard. What else to do then say he is right. That way the observer should judge what kind of card this is…… I made a ‘fan of Richard C.’ group on IUOMA at NING, where also others publish the card they receive from Richard C. Have a.. Read More