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 PIRO on February 8, 2012 at 2:19pm

Estoy listo, ready for it Helder.

Comment by Helder Coelho Dias on February 8, 2012 at 11:45am

Hey Janine, welcome!, when i created a new one i will send to you, and then you'll see :)

Comment by Helder Coelho Dias on February 8, 2012 at 11:43am

Greetings, and welcome to this new Group :) If you have "Add & Pass" created by you and already filled with interventions from anothers Mail Artists, please post them here, but only if they are COMPLETED, we would like to see theam :)

p.s. In future, probaly i will create a website/blog for it, or maybe IUOMA do that...


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