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Montag, 31. Mai 2010

No. 574 - arriving mail art "Players welcome" from Anonymous (Germany)


No. 574 - arriving mail art "Players welcome" from Anonymous (Germany) - a little package without any valid postage stamp ( I think it has been sent from Heinz too) with a sticker on it after a stitching from Angela Behrendt, she sent in for an other mail art call. Inside the box there is a playmobil figure with a collaged Bismarck face and a helmet on his head. Thank you very much.

No. 573 - arriving mail art "Kédjénou" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 573 - arriving mail art "Kédjénou" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - again a collaged postcard without any valid postage stamp on it. Kédjénou is a typical meal from Africa, from Cote d'Ivoire. Thank you very much.

Samstag, 29. Mai 2010

No. 572 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck - Born to be a Conqueror" from Chantal Casa Mayor de Planta de Wildenberg (France)


No. 572 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck - Born to be a Conqueror" from Chantal Casa Mayor de Planta de Wildenberg (France) - Chantal (fromer living in French Polynesia has moved to France and seemed to married now, congratulation!) has sent in a big sized handpainted postcard which shows Bismarck in the center of his former empire. Thank you very much.

No. 571 - arriving mail art "Department of funny hats" from Ka van Haasteren (Netherlands)


No. 571 - arriving mail art "Department of funny hats" from Ka van Haasteren (Netherlands) - inside a collaged envelope Ka has sent in a funny comic drawing how Bismarck got is typical hat (helmet) in a kind of carnival department store for hats. Thank you very much.

No. 570 - arriving mail art "Otto (Petri) Heil" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 570 - arriving mail art "Otto (Petri) Heil" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - Heinz has sent a collaged illustration of Bismarck as a fisherman. Thank you very much.

No. 569 - arriving mail art "Biss ins mark" from Gunter Schwind - arttower (Germany)


No. 569 - arriving mail art "Biss ins mark" from Gunter Schwind - arttower (Germany) - a decorated postcards with lots of Bismarck faces on it. Thank you very much. see his blog: http://arttowersmailart.blogspot.com/

No. 568 - arriving mail art from Diane Bertrand (Canada)



No. 568 - arriving mail art from Diane Bertrand (Canada) - Diane has used the postcard with the motif of Servane Morel and sent in a colour copy with some addresses inside. Thank you very much.

Freitag, 28. Mai 2010

No. 567 - arriving mail art "circulaire 132, No. 53" from R. F. Côté (Canada)


No. 567 - arriving mail art "circulaire 132, No. 53" from R. F. Côté (Canada) - inside the postcard edition from Servane Morels submission. Thank you.
see his blog: http://circulaire132.blogspot.com/

Donnerstag, 27. Mai 2010

No. 566 - arriving mail art "La conference de Berlin" from Inêz Oludé da Silva (Belgium)


No. 566 - arriving mail art "La conference de Berlin" from Inêz Oludé da Silva (Belgium) - Inéz has made a collage with Bismarck about the political conference in 1884/85, which take place in Berlin concerning the so-called colonies in Afrika, especially Congo, which was given to Belgium. Thank you very much.

No. 565 - arriving mail art "Ungültig" from Angela Behrendt (Germany)


No. 565 - arriving mail art "Ungültig" from Angela Behrendt (Germany) - Angela has used an illustration of an incense box which looks up side down similar to a helmet. Thank you very much.

No. 564 - arriving mail art "den Kanal nicht voll genug kriegen" from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 564 - arriving mail art "den Kanal nicht voll genug kriegen"from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - a faked old postage stamp with a Bismarck portrait on it - it arrived without any valid postage stamp but with the notice of a postage due. Thank you very much.

Mittwoch, 26. Mai 2010

No. 563 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 563 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - Heinz has sent back the postcard I sent to him, in this modified way without using a valid postage stamp. Thank you very much.

No. 562 - arriving mail art "Ob er's schafft?" from Uli Grohmann (Germany)


No. 562 - arriving mail art "Ob er's schafft?" from Uli Grohmann (Germany) - Uli has sent illustrations from a barrel with Bismarck who worked on a barrel, which is an allegory on the German Empire. Thank you very much.

Dienstag, 25. Mai 2010

No. 561 - arriving mail art from Eduardo Cardoso (Portugal)


No. 561 - arriving mail art from Eduardo Cardoso (Portugal) - Eduardo has painted a sheet by scratching a pencil over it while something has been layn under it, than he collaged a portrait of Bismarck in the center. Thank you very much.

No. 560 - arriving mail art from Peter Dowker (Canada)


No. 560 - arriving mail art from Peter Dowker (Canada) - Peter has passed on an over and over modified red sheet in which I see some details I send out once long time ago. On the envelope he used some Bismarck Portraits so it fits to this mail art project. Thank you very much.

... a letter from Barry Edgar Pilcher (Ireland) ...


not really a mail art to this call but I think he will do one in future, because he was asking questions about the project on Bismarck in his sentences.

No. 559 - arriving mail art "otto von bis" from Marina Salmaso (Denmark)



No. 559 - arriving mail art "otto von bis" from Marina Salmaso (Denmark) - Marina has sent me a crossword puzzel on the name of Bismarck. Inside she has put a art detox image. Thank you very much.

Samstag, 22. Mai 2010

No. 558 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany)


No. 558 - arriving mail art from Heinz W. Lotz (Germany) - an envelope with a motion butterfly inside and some collages. Thank you very much

Freitag, 21. Mai 2010

No. 557 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck's wife" from Kurt Beaulieu (Canada)


No. 557 - arriving mail art "Otto von Bismarck's wife" from Kurt Beaulieu (Canada) - Kurt has sent a modified commercial postcard and has found Otto's wife inside the flowers. Thank you very much.

Donnerstag, 20. Mai 2010

No. 556 - arriving mail art "the making of a man" from Bifidus Jones (USA)


No. 556 - arriving mail art "the making of a man" from Bifidus Jones (USA) - a collaged and painted postcard with portraits of Bismarck on it, which seems to be more and more vanishing. Thank you very much.

No. 555 - arriving mail art from Rachel Freeman (USA)




No. 555 - arriving mail art from Rachel Freeman (USA) - Rachel has sent me three of her typical collages, one with a Bismarck helmet. Thank you very much.

Mittwoch, 19. Mai 2010

No. 553 & No. 554 - arriving mail art from Miss Yves - Marcelle Simon (France)




No. 553 & No. 554 - arriving mail art from Miss Yves - Marcelle Simon (France) - two sending from Miss Yves today, first one is a collage with a hand drawn portrait of Bismarck, backsides with a little portrait of Guillaume Apollinaire. The other one is a hand perforated artistamp sheet with the Bismarck portrait on it. Thank you very much.

No. 552 - arriving mail art from Henk van Ooyen (Netherlands)


No. 552 - arriving mail art from Henk van Ooyen (Netherlands) - Henk has sent a comic by Hajo which illustrates the german chancellor Angela Merkel which seems to be transformed into a Bismarck. Thank you very much.