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: 81
Latest Activity: Feb 6

Discussion Forum

Anybody Out there still doing this?

Started by Carolyn Cline. Last reply by Carolyn Cline Jan 8. 3 Replies


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 December 4, 2016 at 11:09pm

clean sheet... my rearing pinto model horse..

Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on October 24, 2016 at 12:26pm

Count me in!

Since the XXth century

Comment by A. Sleep on September 16, 2016 at 9:36pm

Color time.

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 24, 2016 at 8:20pm

started by Jon Foster with adds by Brooke Cooks and Amy Irwen...

heading on...

Comment by Borderline Grafix on August 13, 2016 at 11:09pm

Add to and Return - Ambasciata di Venezia, Tiziana Baracchi

Comment by Borderline Grafix on August 13, 2016 at 10:21pm

Mete Sarabi

Comment by Borderline Grafix on August 13, 2016 at 10:20pm

Vic Jonez

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 20, 2016 at 5:42pm

some fun with A/Ps....all heading on...

Comment by Samantha Althoff (SamaLama) on May 31, 2016 at 5:44am

Res I'm wondering if this ever showed up in your mailbox? I hope so. I did take pictures before I sent, but I don't think I ever posted them. I posted this on the other Add & Pass group because I can't remember which one this card was on. Anyways here are the photos. Sorry it took me so long to post. I really hope this turns up in the mail someday as it's an awesome piece.

Comment by E on April 20, 2016 at 11:50pm


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