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BATH TUB ADD and PASS

I would like to have in this pages old Add and Pass with the Bath Tub with my image. In the beginning of the ninties I received and sent 4-5 BathTubAddandPasses everyday and it would be nice to know if/where they still remain nowadays.

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ADD and PASS: loved and hated from a pair of decades at least! Because at the end for all mailartists it is love and hatred. At the end of the eighties and first nineties I received one sheet every day and sometimes also four or five sheets a day: what a job to work on all of them, to duplicate and multi-plicate and to pass! Sometimes I had not freetime for the other projects. But my obsession was the sheet with a bathtub. You had to put inside your image or face between the other one of mailartists. Those bath tubs arrived and arrived again. And the predominant address was always the same: Locust Valley, Ray Johnson. I hated him because he never answered. Only some years after I knew that the idea of ADD and PASS was by Ray; he never answered to those sheets but now they take part to the history of Mailart. He generally did not answer to anybody and he continued to launch some news, but he collected all sheets he received: now they are the history of  Mailart. Fortunately I did not put them in the trash, as many Mailartists did. I added and passed so many times as possibile. 

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Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on April 1, 2012 at 9:48pm

Peccato sia così difficile riportarli alla luce!

Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on March 9, 2012 at 7:27am

Great link, Ruud, I did not know it.

Thanks and ciao

Comment by Ruud Janssen on March 8, 2012 at 6:52am
Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on March 5, 2012 at 10:28pm

ricordo alcuni fogli con Maggi e Gerard Barbot con noi nella vasca... e altri amici

Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on March 5, 2012 at 10:27pm

Tiziana, non ancora... appena possibile proverò di nuovo... si tratta di buttare all'aria tutti i pacchi di carte conservati per anni, confusamente ...

Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on March 5, 2012 at 9:47pm

Lancillotto, hai più trovato nulla?

Comment by Alexandre Gomes Vilas Boas on February 27, 2012 at 9:11pm

Thanks for invitation! Greetings from Brasil!

Comment by TIZIANA BARACCHI on February 19, 2012 at 5:56pm

Thanks HeMi! Richard! Keith! Ruud! Lanci!

Welcome in the group!

Comment by Lancillotto Bellini on February 19, 2012 at 12:22pm

Cercando alcuni foglio da postare qui ho trovato una lettera di Robin Crozier...

Il mio archivio è alquanto informale...

Comment by Henning Mittendorf on February 19, 2012 at 11:57am

Hi Tiziana! I looked through my add-and- pass-on-mail-art-pieces I kept as examples. (The main part of my archive I handed over as a gift to the Museum für Kommunikation in Frankfurt in 2004 as you know.) And I am sorry I didn't find your bath-tub piece, also no a halfway state one. Only a few other pieces.

But now and then I am getting add-and-pass-ons till today.

Greetings HeMi  

 

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