Senders Receive: Making Mail / Sending Art

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Episode 06: mail artist & artistamp maker Maureen Forys :: MAILBAIT

Episode 06: Maureen Forys (a.k.a MAILBAIT) has over 25 years of experience working in book publishing and graphic design. Maureen publishes zines, artistamps, and small press publishing projects. Her sly sense of humor and far-reaching knowledge of graphic design make her work instantly recognizable.

Maureen's "Herstorical Women of Oakland, California" artistamps are in the permanent collections of The Bancroft Library and the San Francisco Public Library, among others.
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Show notes: 

--> Follow Maureen's adventures on Instagram: @mailbait

--> Interested in knowing more about Maureen's "Herstorical Women of Oakland, CA"artistamp sheets? Email: maureen@happenstance.net

--> Harrild & Sons printing and bindery equipment

--> Briar Press (online forum for letterpress and bindery equipment)

--> "Le Majeur" middle finger rubber stamp by Le Tampographe Sardon
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The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Additional sound editing and engineering by Von Span. 

Episode 05: mail/collage artist & artistamp maker Sally Wassink :: Wurlitzerworld

Episode 05: Sally Wassink (a.k.a Wurlitzerworld) is a multi talented collage, mail, and artistamp maker. Sally's work has been shown in various exhibitions, including the Wereldmuseum's 2017 exhibition "Power Mask". Her collage work recently appeared in the pages of Ukrainian Vogue and has been showcased as the primary cover image for the exhibition catalog for the "Power Mask" exhibition. 

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Show notes: 

purchase Sally's artistamp sheet via The Portland Stamp Company

--> exhibition (and exhibition catalog): The World Exists to Be Put on a Postcard: Artists Postcards From 1960 to Now

author and curator: Jeremy Cooper

--> Lenore Tawney: Signs on the Wind / Postcard Collages
author: Holland Cotter

--> Dada collage artist Hannah Hoch

--> exhibition: "Power Mask" at the Wereldmuseum in the Netherlands

contemporary mail artists mentioned in this episode:

Allan Bealy :: Angelica Paez :: JU13 :: Adam Rousopuolos :: Jeff Wietor ::
Vizma Bruns :: Tic Tac :: Keith Chambers/Amalgamated Confusion :: Red Letter Day

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The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful";
the musical artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists
Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here:
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Additional sound editing and engineering by Von Span. 

Episode 04: mail artist, artistamp maker, & fluxus practitioner C. Mehrl Bennett

Episode 04: C. Mehrl Bennett is a multidisciplinary artist working in the mediums of assemblage, collage, mail art, performance, sound, and writing. Working across genres, she has collaborated with other contemporary artists working in the Fluxus and Dada traditions. As a book designer and associate editor for Luna Bisonte Prods, she has produced publications on visual poetry, concrete, literary poetry. 

Show notes: 

C. Mehrl's blog :: Over the Sofa/ Under the Skin/ Inside the Head

artist Daniel Spoerri

 Fluxfest 2021 Online

 

The Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musicial artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artists Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Additional sound editing and engineering was done by Von Span. 

Episode 03: mail artist & artistamp maker Amber Wolf

Episode 03: Amber Wolf  is a collage artist, artistamp maker, and the current showrunner for the Portland Correspondence Co-op. Amber recently completed a cross country train trip via Amtrak, sending mail art from whistle stops along the way. In this interview, she discusses her first forays into mail art, what she likes about collage, and staying (analog) connected in this digital age.

Shownotes:

Postal Collage Project

On Kawara's "I Got Up" postcard series

Portland Correspondence Co-op on FB

 

Senders Receive intro/outro music is titled "Successful"; the musicial artist is Keetsa. This track is used as per the artist's Creative Commons usage statement, which can be found here: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

Additional sound editing and engineering was done by Von Span. 

What is Senders Receive (or: why another podcast?)

Artist and Chief Correspondent Jennie Hinchcliff brings you a podcast about the art genre known as "mail art" or "correspondence art". Senders Receive highlights movers & shakers in today's postal modern movement, long time mail artists & people who love interacting with the postal system.

Episode 01 is a solo show with Jennie discussing the questions "Why another podcast? Specifically: why a podcast about mail art?"

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What is mail art? (are definitions important?)

Episode 02 is another solo show! Jennie chats about mail art philosophies, getting involved in the Network, and the importance of sending AND receiving mail.

Senders Receive highlights movers and shakers in today's postal modern movement, long time mail artists and people who love interacting with the postal system.

 

Show notes:

Good Mail Day

the San Francisco Correspondence Co-op

Ex Postal Facto Conference

 

New episodes air on Thursdays! Find out about upcoming episodes via our IG account: @sendersreceivepodcast

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