In some cases there are concepts or themes for particular mail art projects. Other times it is just random work with occasional guidelines for size. Post cards have been a signature way of producing this work that is mailed between artists, sometimes added to and then mailed again.
If you are new to mail art you may want to read this short history, it’s fascinating.
And, of course, you can find more information at the wikipedia page.
A card indicating which copy of the mail art project ( Level 10) I got.
Above, this piece is by David Greenberger who is also a writer, musician and editor of the journals known as The Duplex Planet.
Above, A weird piece laminate of different materials created by Clifford Mee.
Angelo Vitale painted on cardboard for the effect above.
Some cards designed by “Nick” for this edition of Level.
A post card sized work by Franco Cenci.
Words and graphics go together to make this offering by Pat Fish.
“Tape Sample” by Trevor actually had a piece of open reel recording tape attached but it has long since fallen off.
Vittore Baroni, also known as “Mr. Bizarro” was a well known Italian postal artist. In fact, here is some interesting info to follow up on.
Too small to probably be readable is a piece by sound collage artist, Malok from Wisconsin. Malok used cut outs from newspapers and printed matter for many of his cassette covers.
Experimental musician, James Levine ( also known as Croiners) was also a mail artist. His work was an announcement of this 1984 radio broadcast.
A work by Achim Schnyder.