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: yesterday

Discussion Forum

Add & Pass projects for printing

Started by Angie & Snooky. Last reply by A. Sleep Mar 28. 12 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 A. Sleep yesterday

Lots of Add + Passes- 

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Comment by A. Sleep on Friday

Tucker and Mao hanging. 

Comment by Borderline Grafix on Friday

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.

Comment by Terry Owenby on March 16, 2015 at 6:14pm

Such thoughtful, helpful answers from all of you! Thanks so much, Angie, Jan, Mim, and Richard. Richard, I couldn't agree more that it would be nice to have some guidelines. Jan, you have a valid point that caused me to wonder if getting my A&P back home each time should be considered an issue. At least I'm getting it back and able to send it to someone I know will keep it moving. So many interesting thoughts here. I appreciate all of them. What I'm hearing in response to my question is, then, that anything goes. I worry too much. I overthink. :-) 

Comment by Amy Irwen on March 16, 2015 at 4:37pm

heading to Lynn Radford...

Comment by Jan Hodgman on March 15, 2015 at 11:52pm

I think I'd be delighted at getting one back, since I add then never see them again, mostly. Guess it's good to send them to the people I know actually enjoy these and add and pass! Boo hoo.


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