Victorian DaDa

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Victorian DaDa

DeVillo Sloan inspired me to start this group, and I'd like help defining it, and would love to see other examples besides my own. 

This group is dedicated to mail art, perhaps with a time period theme (Pre-Raphaelite, Flapper, Byzantine, Edwardian, even modern day) of an elegant nature spiked with a Dada / Surreal twist. 

Elements can be added as creatively as the artist would like.... Or taken out. Nature is prevalent due to the Romantic floral effect and poetry (often cut & paste) is incorporated. An arm or leg can be truncated and repositioned. Woo Hoo! 

Or anything you feel like.

Thank you, and hope to see you here! 

Xx.

Location: Anytime.
Members: 23
Latest Activity: Jun 25

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victorian dada???

Started by carl baker Jun 30, 2014. 0 Replies

 created by gin? who is gin and why do they not participate in their group?gives iuoma a bad name, c'mon people!Continue

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Comment by carl baker on June 25, 2015 at 3:45am

got any DADA?

Comment by Erin Young on June 18, 2015 at 1:44am

Such amazing art work everyone has! 

Comment by De Villo Sloan on June 12, 2015 at 5:52pm

Thx, Neil. I do a lot of things that are hard copy-digital hybrids, so the scanner still ads the distortion and image degradation that makes copy art so distinctive.

Glitches are the digital equivalent - check out some of DK's glitch art for that.

Comment by Neil Gordon on June 12, 2015 at 5:46pm

Nice work DVS, it still has that Xerox element to it that i can't get out of my head! I like the rawness of the copy machine or printer as a tool..

Comment by De Villo Sloan on June 12, 2015 at 3:45am

Thx Carl. I still think it's disappointing. You really have the Gin thing down in some of the pieces you've posted. You know, Moan Lisa does Victorian DaDa too. No question, although I doubt Moan would ever come down here. Well, I'll post Moan Lisa stuff that I think is VD too. I don't know exactly what this is other than Moan appropriated it from somewhere. I'm w/ Mim - great work keeping Gin's vision alive.

Comment by carl baker on June 12, 2015 at 2:26am

DVS, yes,yes,yes.......

Comment by De Villo Sloan on June 12, 2015 at 12:15am

Carl & Neil, here is a new piece I did very intentionally as Victorian DaDa in the style of Gin. Alas, I don't think it turned out doing justice to the group's founder, but I share it all the same.

Comment by Neil Gordon on June 11, 2015 at 8:52pm

WONDERFUL WORK CARL!!!!

Comment by carl baker on June 11, 2015 at 7:33pm

WHERE is your dada?????

Comment by Mim Golub Scalin on May 30, 2015 at 3:13am

Glad that Gin's group is continuting. Thanks to Carl's posts.

 

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