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The Most Dada Thing: Neo-Dada in San Francisco & Dadamatic Mail Art from Irene Dogmatic’s collection

I’m not sure I understand or know enough about Dada to fully explain it to someone else, but I feel like I have a general sense of it to usually be able to recognize whether something is Dada or Dada-influenced. … Continue reading

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Write_Off

I didn’t do so well with the letter a day thing, but, by odd coincidence, I received a packet of letters from my former self. One of my uncles had gone through papers to clean out at my grandma’s, and … Continue reading

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Write_On

April, in addition to being National Poetry Month, is also National Letter Writing Month. Who knew?! Yes, letters. ohuh, do I have to explain what those are? Really. I still write and send them. And I’m not the only one. In … Continue reading

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Castle in the Air

OH. MY. <insert expletive and/or deity of your choice here>  Where do I begin?! I heard about Castle in the Air from Jennie, that evil temptress of Postality, and so OK it only took me a year to get there. … Continue reading

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another thing I don’t understand, #152

These labels. In the Sebastopol Post Office.

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Faux Postage 202 : Lick ‘Em and Stick ‘Em!

More fun with Jennie Hinchcliff, the mistress of postal hi-jinks and shenanigans! The course description said: Students will further their correspondence art and postal savvy by learning the ins-and-outs of faux postage! Starting with a show-and-tell of contemporary artistamp makers, … Continue reading

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Carving Personal Seals and Stamps

Another irresistible class from the maven of mail art, Jennie Hinchcliff. There was a nice class description that I was going to <insert here> from the SFCB website, but it’s not up any longer since the class is over. So … Continue reading

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