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: 112
Latest Activity: on Saturday

Discussion Forum

Question from a New Person

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

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

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Comment by Amy Irwen on May 1, 2012 at 1:39am

Just sent to Roberto, PR - in progress

Comment by Amy Irwen on April 27, 2012 at 10:24pm

I really enjoy Add-n-Passes....I am ready for anyone who wants to send my way *!*

Comment by Laura Daniels on April 22, 2012 at 10:57am

Hi, I have sent out some add and pass on style work recently since my return to mail art.  I'd be interested in any projects currently ongoing :)


Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 22, 2012 at 7:27am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 22, 2012 at 7:26am

Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 22, 2012 at 7:23am

Comment by Helder Coelho Dias on February 19, 2012 at 11:51am

The text its great, thanks Ruud i must share this on COMA website and other places.

Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 19, 2012 at 9:19am

And after some passing, adding , the result I found it back online again:

Comment by Eduardo Cardoso on February 19, 2012 at 3:39am

Ruud, that text is BRILLIANT! :D

Comment by Ruud Janssen on February 18, 2012 at 7:18pm


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