Friday, August 29, 2014

Suggestion Box Collaborative Art Process

What suggesions do you have for a better world? better life? or anything? Please post them here!!

UPDATE:  This project has culminated in the following piece posted at

http://thenosemilk.com/special/much-aint-enough-words-live/

Thanks to all the mail artists, non mail artists, and perfect strangers for your participation!!!!







135 comments:

Diane Keys said...

first suggestion is in!

Don't rush your wife in the store

John M. Bennett said...

Don't store your wife.

Diane Keys said...

Lol jb

Diane Keys said...

The first results of the Life Suggestion Box from the Elgin Fringe Festival are in!!

Diane Keys said...

Relax Enjoy the Show

Diane Keys said...

Practice Pre-emptive Forgiveness

Diane Keys said...

don't worry

Diane Keys said...

floss daily

Diane Keys said...

love more

Diane Keys said...

avoid depressed friend at all cost

Diane Keys said...

don't take life too serious

Diane Keys said...

more cow bell

Diane Keys said...

expectations are pre-meditated resents preempt them

Diane Keys said...

i think my new saying 'bestie from another testie' should be more popular

Diane Keys said...

the world needs to discover mermaids

Diane Keys said...

more entries in

don't bite off more than you can taste

Diane Keys said...

always 'marry up' like Vizma

Diane Keys said...

#3
i forgot #3

Diane Keys said...

fuck life

Diane Keys said...

if you jump off a clip, pick one with a view

Diane Keys said...

eat more turtles, poop more fish

Diane Keys said...

never let anyone rent space inside your head

Diane Keys said...

live in the moment Carpe Diem!

Diane Keys said...

you only live once , or is it twice?

Diane Keys said...

life is short, so eat dessert first!

Diane Keys said...

make art everyday!!

Diane Keys said...

This from the venerable and highly esteemed mail artist, Richard CanardDare Ms, Diane K.,...Your plea for the "Life Suggestions" Box " has been up a full day on the IUOMA bulletin board & no one has dared to offer anything??? ...could it possibly be that we mail artists are so busy stuffing envelopes, making doodles, contemplating the hidden virtues of trash & reading over each other's shoulder that we don't really know anything about life???.... duh, Richard Again

Diane Keys said...

live life one day at a time....tomorrow

Diane Keys said...

L.I.F.E.
life
is
fucking
enjoyable

Diane Keys said...

timing is everything

Diane Keys said...

back it up

Diane Keys said...

what does not kill me makes me stronger

Diane Keys said...

be careful what you ask for

Diane Keys said...

one man's ceiling is another man's floor

Diane Keys said...

too much aint enough

Diane Keys said...

always leave on a high note

Diane Keys said...

i don't want to be anywhere I'm not wanted

Diane Keys said...

nobody loves you when you're down and out

Diane Keys said...

give em enough rope

Diane Keys said...

nothing is sacred

Diane Keys said...

life is beautiful

Mail Art Martha said...

Get used to everything being what it is not

Diane Keys said...

strength, peace, and venus

Diane Keys said...

get used to everything being what it is not

Diane Keys said...

beware the wolf in sheep's clothing

Diane Keys said...

give love freely make love wisely be love always and life will be lovely

Diane Keys said...

put the stuff you use most on the shelf that's easiest to reach

Diane Keys said...

give life, give mail art

Diane Keys said...

crafting each day keeps the crazies away

Diane Keys said...

nothing is as it should be

Diane Keys said...
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Diane Keys said...

keep looking down

Diane Keys said...

if a foolproof system is devized a more perfect fool will arize

Diane Keys said...

do something foolish every day to test the universe

Diane Keys said...

more acceptance
less judgment
don't shut anyone out
don't let insecurity and competition drive you to seek cliques
cliques allow people to feel like part of the 'in' crowd by making others feel out
disenfranchised people often resort to violence after feeling years of isolation and rejection

Mail Art Martha said...

If you feel like uttering a pearl of wisdom, swallow it

mailartmartha said...

To be popular, spew the candyfloss of flattery

Diane Keys said...

fabulous M!! going in the box

mailartmartha said...

To be popular, spew the candyfloss of flattery

mailartmartha said...

Never repeat yourself! It's boring

Diane Keys said...

Never break two laws at the same time


quote from the famous comedian Lachlan Patterson

Mail Art Martha said...

Life is a great teacher; pity there are few great pupils

John M. Bennett said...

BE BLANK

Diane Keys said...

Thanks JB--btw our TLP looks crazy good!!!!

John M. Bennett said...

Yeah, it's a beaut!
john

Diane Keys said...

get a life

Diane Keys said...

maybe they got their coverage from Verizon? (pic of adam and eve)

Diane Keys said...

ask what and why but not where and when

Diane Keys said...

don't pack it when you move. you'll never find it again

Diane Keys said...

try to be positive a negative outlook leads to a negative life style (sometimes it's not possible, just do your best)

Diane Keys said...

you should have a Dalek in here

Diane Keys said...

get life-sized Dr Who character for window display to draw customers

Diane Keys said...

more trees and less polution please!

Diane Keys said...

i want wings

Diane Keys said...

put a full sized doctor who character in the front window area to draw in customers!

Diane Keys said...

just keep swimming "Dori" Finding Nemo

Diane Keys said...

Glide thru space-by any means possible! -skateboard, bicycle, ultralight plane, glider, swimming, jetski, feel free!

Diane Keys said...

always carry an umbrella

Diane Keys said...

everything is a potential trajedy-or, a better option, a joke!

Diane Keys said...

go to wrestlemania
cry to "all of me"

Diane Keys said...

squiggly lines

Diane Keys said...

don't make your partner (boyfriend/girlfriend/other partner) jealous, it never ends well

Diane Keys said...

listen to John Legend

Diane Keys said...

please recycle

Diane Keys said...

replenishing chips the fresher ones should go in the back rather than in the front

Diane Keys said...

we all NEED to be nicer to each other.
Treat Everyone Well and good will follow!

Diane Keys said...

let people (any age) (anyone) make and display their doctor who artwork

Diane Keys said...

i love mom

Diane Keys said...

jake

Diane Keys said...

get a dog to fully enjoy life

Diane Keys said...

If Nadia Katchurina or Nicolai Katchurina read this- I am your lost daughter! I am doing well in America and I have an amazing future ahead of me --Emma Yevdokia

Diane Keys said...

Don't stay in bed in the dark if you can't get to sleep. The resulting altered state is not pretty

Anonymous said...

get rid of money

Diane Keys said...

Coffee is your friend! -sillyfrosty

Diane Keys said...

Drawing Contest and partie
Name Billee
Apartment 208

Diane Keys said...

Treat everything with love. Let go of jelousy, anxiety, frustration. Just Breath... Love Every Step You Take

Diane Keys said...

Live life to the fullest dont let a day slip away

Diane Keys said...

try to please your wife a happy wife a happy life!

Diane Keys said...

Eat good food
Be respectful
Be good at others
be safe
help others

Diane Keys said...

this just in:
Smoke weed everyday

Diane Keys said...

line up ladies!

Diane Keys said...

Veve you're so last season i'm gonna push your buttons

Diane Keys said...

you're hot

my suggestion

Diane Keys said...

Life's Suggestions..indigestions..congestions... What goes up must come down

Diane Keys said...

If life is really a gift then make it one you want (not tube socks)

Diane Keys said...

Eat more pie. It's as simple as that4

Diane Keys said...

imagine you're having a heart attack you wish you could go back fifteen minutes in time to when your life was still normal. Imagine your wish has been granted. repeat as necessary

Diane Keys said...

Truly discover the joy of living alone. That's when the love of your life will appear from out of nowhere when you least want it! The universe works to frustrate our intentions. But in this case you've outsmarted it.

Diane Keys said...

never ask what time it is. It's always the same time. TIME TO WAKE UP!!

Diane Keys said...

Live it like you stole it. Go for a life-long joy ride!!

Diane Keys said...

Life suggestion a la grec: nothing to excess

Diane Keys said...

Aristotle the Greek "No Pain No Gain"

Diane Keys said...

aristotle the greek: well begun is half done

Diane Keys said...

Quote by Kazantzakis written in Greek!!

Diane Keys said...

know thyself

Diane Keys said...

sOME new Life Suggestions Just in from the land Down Under!

PLEASE
DRINK (CHAMPAIGN)
RELAX
RSVP
FUCK
REMEMBER

Diane Keys said...

don't just stand there! worry!

Diane Keys said...

to be successful brains, like business people, have to be well connected

Diane Keys said...

do not reveal anything that you do not want to be used in evidence later

Diane Keys said...

same shit different day

Diane Keys said...

live the dream, eat ice cream

Diane Keys said...

don't cross the road without looking

Diane Keys said...

do what your heart tells you to

Diane Keys said...

1. get 5 million respect
2. stay healthy
3make sure you don't get too fat or too skinny
watch what you eat be healthy
don't end up like Nikki minaj
stay calm don't freak out
don't be too strict
be kind to others they will respect you in return
make friends, but the RIGHT friends
make sure to use the bathroom when you need to and be way careful you do things for people and not be lazy

Diane Keys said...

art saves lives

Diane Keys said...

don't give up

Diane Keys said...

love all the people. now

Diane Keys said...

that which does not kill me makes me stronger

Little Big Man said...

Which Witch?

Diane Keys said...

This in from Nancy Bell Scott:
Life is a job-Father Frido Sarducci, SNL

Diane Keys said...

Don't go into a store where they don't speak good English and ask for Caulk

Diane Keys said...

Just in!
Black bugs make their homes in homes

Diane Keys said...

Pebble paths make home feel like the beach

Diane Keys said...

NEW SUGGESTIONS JUST IN!!!!!

John M. Bennett said...

Nail a sandwich to your front door; make sure it has enough mayo in it.