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: 91
Latest Activity: Nov 5

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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 Carolyn Cline on November 5, 2018 at 12:52am

Add and Passionate

Comment by Amber Scribble on October 25, 2018 at 1:28am

Add and Pass....looking for some...always!

Comment by Sabela Baña on October 17, 2018 at 7:34pm

Add&Pas of Mikel Untzilla and I Add&Pass to Katerina Nikoltsou (Greece)

Comment by Carolyn Cline on October 12, 2018 at 5:59am

I don’t want to be a pain, but I also don’t want to waste anybody’s postage so I need to make something perfectly clear. On my profile, I originally said,”I don’t do holidays,” but I’m starting to get Halloween and Christmas things.

I am a Jehovah’s Witness and we do not celebrate most of the holidays because they are against what we believe. No Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Thanksgiving, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, Fourth of July or just about anything that Hallmark makes a card for. I also won’t take part in anything that features nudity or obscenity or patriotism. I respect your right to make any kind of art your little old heart desires but please don’t waste your postage mailing these subjects to me.I will not pass them along after November 11, 2018. Peace!

Comment by Sabela Baña on October 6, 2018 at 3:23pm

I received Add&Pass of Antonia Mayol Castelló and Add&Pass to Mauricio C. Rosa.

Comment by Linda Rogers on October 5, 2018 at 7:25pm

I'll try to make that a bit more obvious then so others aren't confused.

Comment by Amy Irwen on October 5, 2018 at 4:54pm

Hi Linda.....I'm pretty sure your AP goes home to Vic Jonez when it's complete....

Comment by Linda Rogers on October 5, 2018 at 2:52pm

I received an Add and Pass yesterday from Kathy Barnett.  Thank you, Kathy. Although I can clearly see whose contributed so far and there's lots of room so no problem passing it on.... but. . . I can't for the life of me see where it is to be returned to when it is done.  ?????

Comment by Sabela Baña on October 4, 2018 at 11:02pm

Add&Pass received of Katerina Nikoltsou and Add&Pass I send Theo Nelson

Comment by Sabela Baña on October 4, 2018 at 11:01pm

I received Add & Pass of Mikel Untzilla and Add& Pass I send to Katerina Nikoltsou.


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