By Ivan Cash
Feeling nostalgic for the virtually forgotten written letter, writer and previous advert guy Ivan funds fell upon an easy suggestion: he invited somebody on this planet to ship him an e-mail, and he'd write it out in a letter and mail it, at no cost. members might even request a doodle or to seal it with a kiss.
What began as a private artwork undertaking exploded right into a world wide occasion. As requests poured in, money enlisted a world military of volunteers who helped create greater than 10,000 letters despatched everywhere in the globe.
An addictive and crafty window into daily lives, Snail Mail My Email is a set of the main memorable letters and moments from the venture, and a reminder of the facility of private connection in a electronic global.
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