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: 107
Latest Activity: on Saturday

Discussion Forum

Question from a New Person

Started by Terry Owenby. Last reply by HilgART May 17. 4 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

Who is next?

Started by Pam McVay. Last reply by Pam McVay Dec 2, 2018. 1 Reply

Here are two pages of Jon Foster's larger magazine A & P.  Or maybe it is MomKat's?  It has been through a few people already.  Would anyone else like to add to this?  There are some nice pages…Continue

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of ADD & PASS - The X Files to add comments!

Comment by PIRO on June 23, 2012 at 10:16pm

Cool, thanks Amy, :)

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 23, 2012 at 10:15pm
Hi Roberto....Yes! send it on...thanks *!*
Comment by PIRO on June 23, 2012 at 9:51pm

Amy, will you like to do layer # 3?

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 23, 2012 at 7:23pm

Angie, it's on it's way to.........YOU *!*

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 23, 2012 at 7:00pm

as is Tofu's collaborative add n pass...on to "layer #4" *!*

Comment by Michael Orr on June 20, 2012 at 4:25pm


Comment by Amy Irwen on June 19, 2012 at 6:20pm

A very UNIQUE A/P project was received yesterday...originator is ToFu, with contributor Fleur...I will post again after I add...

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 19, 2012 at 5:25pm

Started an add and pass that will start its journey to Belgium...

back page                                          front page

Comment by Amy Irwen on June 15, 2012 at 6:53pm

Received a couple AnP's this week...

"black eyed peas" - originator, CZ Lovecraft; contributors, los Haddock and Amy Irwen

originator, "E"; contributors, Grigory, CZ, Ross and Amy...

Both pieces are on their way back to the originators....

Comment by Carina on June 12, 2012 at 4:03pm

Eduardo Cardoso sent this Add & Pass to me...


Members (106)




Want to support the IUOMA with a financial gift via PayPal?

The money will be used to keep the IUOMA-platform alive. Current donations keep platform online till 1-jun-2020.   If you want to donate to get IUOMA-publications into archives and museums please mention this with your donation. It will then be used to send some hardcopy books into museums and archives. You can order books yourself too at the IUOMA-Bookshop. That will sponsor the IUOMA as well.










© 2019   Created by Ruud Janssen.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service