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 Fleur Helsingor on November 18, 2020 at 6:24pm

Hi folks,

I'd like to request that you all hold off on sending add-and-passes to me at this time. I had orthopedic surgery earlier this month to repair a broken leg and I need to rest for several more weeks.

I have several add-and-passes in my pile now and will try to get to them as soon as I can.

I'll let you all know when I'm back up to speed again. 

In the meantime, take care, all of you. For those in the U.S., have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Comment by borderlinegrafix on September 29, 2020 at 2:52pm

Jayne B. Lyons, C. Mehrl Bennett, John M. Bennett, The Haddock, Mike Dickau, Bonniediva, The Sticker Dude, C.Z. Lovecraft, Opal Moiety

Comment by borderlinegrafix on September 23, 2020 at 4:39pm

Comment by Jenn Miltenberger on September 12, 2020 at 3:13pm

Sending out a large batch of various A+Ps today, if you have some hanging around you'd like to pass along, you can send my way! :)

Comment by Jenn Miltenberger on May 19, 2020 at 1:27am

I have some A+P (mine and others) to send if anyone is interested in some.

I’ll happily work on yours too! 

Comment by JAC MAIL on May 3, 2020 at 3:37am

Comment by Amy Irwen on April 26, 2020 at 1:56am

There is an add n pass from Samuel Montebello that I would like to start a list for. If anyone is interested please let me know... thanks and follow the link...

Comment by Crystal S on March 29, 2020 at 4:48pm

Hi! I have a&p's to send out. Would anyone like some?

Comment by borderlinegrafix on March 27, 2020 at 3:36am

Comment by borderlinegrafix on March 27, 2020 at 3:35am


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