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 December 14, 2023 at 4:21pm

Crackerjack Kid

Comment by Jenn Miltenberger on September 15, 2023 at 2:02pm

Always taking in add and passes to work on

Comment by borderlinegrafix on August 24, 2023 at 4:17pm

Add and Pass printed and mailed 10 years ago!

An.U, Judy Staroscik, Amalgamated Confusion, SAMALAMA, Amy Irwin, bbgrimm, CZ Lovecraft, Mike Dickau

Comment by borderlinegrafix on June 14, 2023 at 9:52pm

add pass originating with Keith S Chambers

Comment by Fleur Helsingor on April 6, 2023 at 10:36pm

I've got a bright pink add-and-pass sheet to offer to anyone who is interested in adding something. It's a letter-size sheet (A4).

Let me know and I'll send it along.

Comment by borderlinegrafix on March 28, 2022 at 4:04pm

C. Z. Lovecraft, Diane Hale, Amy Irwen

Comment by borderlinegrafix on October 18, 2021 at 3:08pm

Bana, Stevenson, Untzilla

Comment by Amy Irwen on August 13, 2021 at 7:15pm

I have an add n pass Bookie that is ready to head on...any takers here....made of mail art envies by Joey Patrickt... respond here please...thanks *!*

Comment by Daniel de Culla on July 29, 2021 at 5:15am

Very very Good  all Add & Pass Art

Comment by JAC MAIL on July 29, 2021 at 4:31am


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