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Weekend Makings

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I was quite busy this weekend. I ended up making twelve cards, two of which are big thank you notes. Not only did I start to collab books, but I put enough in them that I was able to make the packages. So those are ready to go out. I’ve noticed that I leave all of my stuff on the living room coffee table I end up getting a lot done. I need to do this for most weekends.

Janus Mail Art Catalog #9 - Berlin Germany

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I honestly do not remember sending something to this magazine. I don’t know when it was or where I saw the all call but I obviously sent something to them. It’s fun getting surprised by a project like this. The zine is based in Berlin Germany. Seeing how many artists have submitted to this particular edition is impressive. The amount of work and money that someone put into the project is insane. Having this many participants all around the world means a pretty hefty cost. Flipping through the zine I recognize quite a few people’s names. Anyway, what a great project and what a wonderful surprise.

Passive Aggressive Mail Art

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One of the successes of mail art was figuring out how to subvert the curatorial process. Mail art was a smart ass and mischievous bastard and that’s why I love it so much. As a punk rock kid it taps into so many things I love. My initial interest was because of this rebelliousness. Now that I’ve been involved in making and sending and receiving for so many years, I want to branch out. Here the problems start to appear. So I’ve got this whole mail-art project using the visage of a friend going. This image could be replaced with a number of different things. Mail-artists take this image and create something new, that’s what they do, and that’s what they’ve done for years. Although I’m posting all of these images online for the past few weeks, the only people that see them are the people that flip through Facebook at that exact time. So much of the great work has gone unnoticed, which a shame is considering the quality of the responses I’ve received. I want more people to see them. I wa…

Things That I've Mailed Places

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Tucker Movember Book 2014 - A Collage For Every Day of the Month

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