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: 66
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Discussion Forum

Add & Pass projects for printing

Started by Angie & Snooky. Last reply by Ruud Janssen yesterday. 20 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

Best Ways to Organize an Add & Return

Started by res. Last reply by Lisa M Perez on Wednesday. 6 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

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 A. Sleep on November 19, 2015 at 12:35am

Hahhaaha! That's great.

Comment by Borderline Grafix on November 18, 2015 at 8:36pm

Lord Fugue, A. Moreno, Massimo Medola, Haddock, CZ Lovecraft, Joe McCarthy, A. Turner, Dadanautik, Planer, and A. Sleep

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on October 25, 2015 at 7:34pm

From Claudia Ligorria to Ruud Janssen to me (added snail mail snail and correos a.o., now only have to add some colour). And then to ...? Who wants to receive this one to add to and pass on?

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 25, 2015 at 7:38am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 25, 2015 at 7:37am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 25, 2015 at 7:37am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on October 25, 2015 at 7:37am

Comment by Heleen de Vaan on October 24, 2015 at 3:27pm

Great added-to-and-passed-on-to-me work, by E. Coles. Sarah Waldron, Dean/Artist in Seine and Suus in Mokum. My scanner couldn't catch all more beauty it shows in real.

I will add my additions to it. But  then... to whom to send it next?!? 

Comment by res on October 22, 2015 at 1:42am

I really hope it turns up! I'm not sure that it's traditional to keep track the way I am. I've been wondering about that.

Comment by on October 21, 2015 at 9:30pm

Add and pass postcard looking good res.

I should have come to this group when I started an A+P page, I sent it to a willing newbie 7months ago and they haven't been on here since :(


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