CHAOS M.A.P.

CHAOS M.A.P.

A small piece from an unknown sender picturing Brandenburger Tor in Berlin. Probably from 1988 and from a German artist. This is one of many, many untitled pieces from unknown senders/artists.

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Old News

Old News

Visiting New York in the spring I saw this commercial in the subway. The text was “What’s next? An art museum in your pocket” and was an add for an app guide to all the artworks on display (and hidden) at the city’s subway stations. I guess the add men didn’t know about Mogens Otto Nielsen’s “Pocket Museum” from 1983-84.

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The First Entry

The First Entry

A 1 Waste Paper’s contribution (year unknown) to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s mail art archive. They are now the first entry in the database (which is just a spreadsheet now, but soon (hopefully) this will feed a visual digital map of this small corner of the mail art network.

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Selected Pocket Objects from The Pocket Museum (I)

Ryosuke Cohen: 1. Pocket_Object_25 (front)

Ryosuke Cohen: 1. Pocket_Object_25b (back)Gincarlo Martina: 1. Pocket_Object_70Pocket objects from Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84) with contributions from around 100 artists around the world. Here: Ryosuke Cohen (Japan) and Gincarlo Martina (Italy). See more about the museum here: Everyone has a museum in their pocket.

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Send a piece of your nature (II)

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More images from Mogens Otto Nielsen’s “Send a piece of your nature (1985-1990): Al Hansen and Carlo Pittore. See previous post about this chunk in the archive.  

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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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