The TAM Rubberstamp Archive / The IUOMA & the TAM Rubber Stamp Archive

Rubberstamp archive

The TAM Rubberstamp Archive started in 1983 by sending out the first sheets into the network Ruud knew then, and is now over 32 years old. Still more contributions come in and only rarely the normal public can get a glimpse of what the archive contains. Several documentations about this archive are previously made, and online a large catalogue is available. (You can find an overview of all important details mentioned in previous publications

TO Be Or Not To Be

Made the envelope for Ryosuke Cohen in Japan

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Official IUOMA stamps

Here are a few stamps that are not used that often. The official seals of the IUOMA and only used on official documents…..

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friday, june 19, 2015

New Stamps

Some new rubberstamps in action. Envelope sent to Ryosuke Cohen in Japan

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saturday, may 30, 2015

New foam rubberstamps

With the foam letters I made a set of new rubberstamps that deal with specific words used in the network. Beside the known IUOMA, Fluxus and MoMa, also DkultN and Trashpo, but off course in a way that some letters look different. They print fine on an envelope:

They even have the possibility to stamp a few times and cause different intensity of the rubberstamp ink on the paper. I printed the stamps first to make a wooden stamp complete with name on it:

Ruud Janssen, Mail Artist, publisher of mail-interviews, founder of the IUOMA & the TAM Rubber Stamp Archive, and basically all that has to do with mail art…