Send a piece of your nature

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We have now photographed one of the big chunks in Mogens Otto Nielsen’s mail art archive – “Send a piece of your nature” from 1985-1990 (with pieces dating back to 1982). The mail art project contains 190 contributions from about … Continue reading

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A Crack in the Wall

Beste Wünsche für 1990: East-German artist Angela Rother's (front) postcard to Danish artist Mogens Otto Nielsen.

Beste Wünsche für 1990: East German artist Angela Rother’s (front) postcard to Danish artist Mogens Otto Nielsen.

East-German artist Angela Rother's (back) postcard to Danish artist Mogens Otto Nielsen.

East German artist Angela Rother’s (back) postcard to Danish artist Mogens Otto Nielsen.

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Liberty Smeared

Jørgen Christensen's contribution to the Pocket Museum (Detail).

Jørgen Christensen’s contribution to the Pocket Museum (detail). 

Danish artist Jørgen Christiensen's envelopes/ and rubberstamps. One of many envelopes in/attached to the Pocket Museum

Danish artist Jørgen Christiensen’s envelope and rubberstamps. 

This envelope was found somewhere else in Mogens Otto Nielsen’s mail art archive, outside the Pocket Museum.

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More Pictures from The Pocket Museum

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Mika Taanila’s (FIN) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84).

Please see this earlier post about The Pocket Museum.  

 

Marianne Rønnow's (DK) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen's Pocket Museum (1983-84).

Marianne Rønnow’s (DK) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84).

Helmuth Löhr's (GER) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen's Pocket Museum (1983-84).

Helmuth Löhr’s (GER) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84).

 

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Piece to the Ear

American artist Alison Knowles /Allison Knowless’ contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s “Send a piece of your nature”.

Allison Knowless: Piece to the ear (year unknown).

Allison Knowless: Piece to the ear (year unknown).

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Sliced and Stamped

Italian artist Jean-Paul Morelle's contribution (1086) to Mogens Otto Nielsen's Send a Piece of Your Nature (back)

Italian artist Jean-Paul Morelle’s contribution (1986) to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Send a Piece of Your Nature (backside of envelope)

Frontside of envelope. Morelle is one of very few mail artists who use window envelopes.
Frontside of envelope. Morelle is one of very few mail artists who use window envelopes.

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Glass of Beard

Mogens Otto Nielsen’s mail art archive is truly an open-ended archive. Last spring, pulling my hair trying to figure out a way to organize the archive, he visits the museum and delivers a new box with more mail art objects to add to the archive. This is one of the objects from the new box.

Erik Gram:Hanssen: Beard on Glass

A sealed glass containing cut off beard from Danish artist Erik Gram:Hanssen. A text on the glass informs that the shaving took place on the 17th of January 1986.

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