Stamp-Eat-Stamp

Edward Voodman's (UK) contribution to "Send a piece of your nature". Envelope with rubberstamps: "Obsolete Ideology", "Rootine Art Co" and "Post Art Communion 18 november 19$6". A photography showing a man kneeling down in front of a desk at a postoffice; on his shaved head rubberstamps and on the tip of his tongue a stamp.

Edward Voodman’s (UK) contribution to “Send a piece of your nature”. Envelope with rubberstamps: “Obsolete Ideology”, “Rootine Art Co” and “Post Art Communion 18 november 19$6″. A photography showing a man kneeling down in front of a desk at a postoffice; on his shaved head rubberstamps and on the tip of his tongue a stamp.

 

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Nuclear Family Tragedy

Nuclear Family Tragedy

No one saw the bulldozer coming. Gincarlo Martina (Italy): “Trax of Poland” from 1983.

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Selected Pocket Objects from The Pocket Museum (III)

Volker Hamann Pocket_Object_07-001HamannPocket Object_2Volker Hamann’s (Germany) contribution to Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84). See more about the museum here: Everyone has a museum in their pocket.HamannPocket Object_3

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Selected Pocket Objects from The Pocket Museum (II)

Selected Pocket Objects from The Pocket Museum (II)

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Pocket objects from Mogens Otto Nielsen’s Pocket Museum (1983-84) with contributions from around 100 artists around the world. Here: Knud Pedersen (Denmark) and Guy Bleus (Belgium). See more about the museum here: Everyone has a museum in their pocket.

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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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