ADD & PASS - The X Files


ADD & PASS - The X Files

In the Mail Art activity, there are interesting ideas that are explored, like Mail Art Calls, Collaborative Books, Visual Poetry etc, and we also have the  ADD & PASS, which are created somewhere in the world by a Mail Artist who send by mail one "object", proposing that it be changed or simply Added an Artistic Intervention by another Mail Artist, appealing that the "object" being referred back to an following artist, chosen randomly or not.The original creator Add its Address on the "object" in hopes that later return him, filled with interventions of Mail Artists from different places and countries, giving him a great satisfaction to see the "object" with a new "life".

This group aims to be the dissemination place to the Add and Pass, and a ARCHIVE of it, however, giving preference to " Booklets",becouse it is here that the individuals have their own space to give wings to is imagination and technique.

Location: IUOMA
Members: 58
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

Discussion Forum

Best Ways to Organize an Add & Return

Started by res. Last reply by res on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Please, do some of you have experience organizing an add&return-type project (if that is the correct terminology)? My initial impulse is to start a project-specific group and have people list (or…Continue

Add & Pass projects for printing

Started by Angie & Snooky. Last reply by A. Sleep May 26. 14 Replies

If you have an add and pass that is clean, without additions - post it here for others to print out and add to.Also, you can do a search here at the ning for add and pass projects and there is also a…Continue

Question from a New Person

Started by Terry Owenby. Last reply by Terry Owenby Sep 11, 2014. 2 Replies

Hello.I've done add and pass swaps before and love them. In those swaps, we passed a postcard from one person to another through the mail, using a predetermined online list. I am a bit unclear on the…Continue

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Comment by Borderline Grafix on May 21, 2015 at 2:33pm

CZ Lovecraft et al

Comment by A. Sleep on May 6, 2015 at 5:27am

Nice addition on back!

Comment by Borderline Grafix on May 5, 2015 at 10:36pm

From Reid Wood/State of Being



Comment by A. Sleep on April 27, 2015 at 2:50am

Lots of Add + Passes- 

Comment by A. Sleep on April 27, 2015 at 2:48am


Comment by A. Sleep on April 25, 2015 at 12:30am

Tucker and Mao hanging. 

Comment by Borderline Grafix on April 24, 2015 at 7:29pm

Amy Irwen, A. Sleep, ex posto facto, Anne L. Braunschweig

Comment by Borderline Grafix on April 7, 2015 at 8:11pm

Add and Pass booklet by E Cardoso, appropriated by DKULT

Comment by Borderline Grafix on April 3, 2015 at 4:54pm

Lord Fugue

Comment by Terry Owenby on March 16, 2015 at 6:15pm

Richard, I forgot to mention in my previous comment. I am going to send my A&P to you. I would be love for you to work on it.


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