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: 120
Latest Activity: Dec 14, 2023

Discussion Forum

Question from a New Person 5 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

Started by Terry Owenby. Last reply by Jennifer Wallace May 12, 2020.

Who is next? 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

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

started by Jon Foster with adds by Sabela Baña


Started by Sabela Baña Feb 1, 2017.

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Comment by borderlinegrafix on July 10, 2021 at 5:34pm

Mike Dickau

Comment by borderlinegrafix on July 10, 2021 at 5:33pm

Jenn Miltenberger

Comment by borderlinegrafix on July 10, 2021 at 5:32pm

Art by Jac

Comment by Daniel de Culla on July 8, 2021 at 6:43am

Comment by Daniel de Culla on July 8, 2021 at 6:42am

Seasón' Greetings¡

Comment by Pam McVay on June 19, 2021 at 5:22am

I didn't realize I was still in this group.  Please take me out of the group.  I like to make artsy things but do not enjoy all the add and pass stuff.  I hope this doesn't hurt anyone's feelings.

Comment by Daniel de Culla on April 17, 2021 at 9:51am

Bad Cheese Smell:

Comment by Amy Irwen on April 16, 2021 at 8:40pm

Worked on some recent A/P's....heading on

Comment by Sabela Baña on November 27, 2020 at 10:43pm

I received of Valdor Add Pass to

Comment by Daniel de Culla on November 19, 2020 at 10:21am


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