All Things Trashpo

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All Things Trashpo

This is a place to explore all things trashpo (Trash Poetry)and found objects.  Trashpo is 1) economical 2) environmentally responsible and 3) challenging. It's a great way to repurpose all the trash that our planet is buried in!

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/706383319419704/867342513323783/
Location: the dumpster, junkyard, waste basket, landfill
Members: 162
Latest Activity: on Friday

Quote from DKult Member Meeah Williams

"If trashpo has taught me anything its that every windblown street corner and cyclone fence is a veritable Dick Blick of free art materials."

Discussion Forum

The TrashPo Litzer Prize - Landfill of Fame

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jun 3, 2016. 432 Replies

Mail-artists are making astonishing breakthroughs in Trashpo, and…Continue

About Junk Drawers

Started by Dan Mouer. Last reply by Angie & Snooky Dec 12, 2015. 37 Replies

Not that kind of junk and not thse kinds of drawers... Hey, we all have them. I have several. They are veritable trasher troves of useless and useful-but-forgotten stuff. Papers, letters from lost lovers, dried up fountain pens, church attendance…Continue

LIFE SUGGESTION BOX

Started by DKULT. Last reply by Nancy Bell Scott May 26, 2015. 2 Replies

ongoing collaborative art project please leave your comments all suggestions virtual and in person will be placed in the suggestion box for a later showing…Continue

Official Trashpo Handbook & DKult Directory

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by DKULT Apr 27, 2015. 9 Replies

OFFICIAL TRASHPO HANDBOOK & DKULT DIRECTORY(This document is always under construction. Your comments and contributions are welcome! Just leave a message/pics in the comment stream, and I will update.)Aesthetic Trashbook - (see Trashbook) Angie…Continue

DKULT KookbooK.

Started by DKULT. Last reply by DKULT Dec 14, 2014. 12 Replies

Please post your recipes for inclusion in the first and last ever Dkult KookBook!! This has been a long time coming since the pre_Dkult days of DKatering. We have certainly come a long way!here is the cover!!!…Continue

Tags: cookbook, dkult

trash-po trans-po tation

Started by Lucky Pierre. Last reply by DKULT Jul 11, 2014. 4 Replies

somewhere in LA in an underground garage...

Restroom News

Started by Holly Cooper. Last reply by DKULT Apr 25, 2014. 66 Replies

Ya'll I haven't done any mail art lately as I just can seem to find the creativity for it. I've been in a long derth. But I do collect some odd bits of paper that I enjoy. I am an educational consultant and visit schools. Here's a great news sheet I…Continue

What the hell is DKult?

Started by DKULT. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jan 18, 2013. 28 Replies

DKult was originated by DeVillo Sloan-- a Kult comprised of my 'fans' ---DKulters. He was the only one at the time and possibly even now.   But It has evolved into a friendly neighborhood Kult devoted to the worship of trash and  the creation of…Continue

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Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 1, 2011 at 5:07am
Some finds! Are you taking sign-ups for receivers of the mail art cigar boxes?
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 1, 2011 at 4:30am

Although there were probably many items before this, the photo shows the first trash item I remember picking up and falling in love with. It was in a parking lot in Holland, Michigan, visiting my husband's relatives soon after we'd met, and I knew picking up and loving a many-times-run-over specs frame might cause him some doubt. But it didn't! It has been hanging on some wall where we live ever since.

Comment by Neil Gordon on September 1, 2011 at 2:22am
Love the magic trashpo bu$, the next one should be covered with Barcodes so that everything is activated off as it travels!
Comment by DKULT on September 1, 2011 at 2:10am
Bu$, 2008, vinyl bus wrap made from original collage of price stickers, Santa Fe, New Mexico  by Rachel Perry Welty
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 1, 2011 at 12:27am
It must be like paradise to live in a city like Hamburg and see all that art material everywhere. It is enviable. :--)
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 1, 2011 at 12:25am
Thanks for all the carving/cutting/stamp advice, info, ideas everyone. Much appreciated. I went out for supplies and will fool around with them tonight. They are delicious.
Comment by DKULT on August 31, 2011 at 11:36pm

That's it Erni thank you! I love the term Thrashpo and the Hamburg Graffitti is truly inspired. 

 

Comment by Theresa Ann Aleshire Williams on August 31, 2011 at 7:42pm
I love her (Kat's) stamp!  Nancy, I just bought an artgum eraser and will carve with an exacto knife.
Comment by Guido Vermeulen on August 31, 2011 at 7:41pm
You can make stamps really from scrap or trash, use styrofoam, the boxes of burgers or meat and vegetables packages in supermarkets, draw in them with a pen, is easy, ink and stamp or print, works even with watercolors, just experiment a bit..
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on August 31, 2011 at 7:25pm
How do you make those things out of an eraser? What implements work for that? If everyone else already knows, someone could just message me so we don't have extra verbal waste on the trashpo group forum, ha, thank you.
 

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