Karnival of Trash Mail Art Call: DaDa Energy Port by Mystery Mail Artist (?)

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DaDa Energy Port by mystery mail artist

November 25, 2016 - The DaDa centennial celebration has spilled into the Karnival of Trash, and for good reason. DaDa certainly owes a great deal to Trashpo. This mail art installation of thick, sturdy plastic – the DaDa Energy Portal – is a welcome addition to the greatest show on earth. Only I cannot determine who sent it. I certainly would like to give credit, unless the artist wishes to remain anonymous. I am not even sure the point of origin. This is how the piece passed through the mail:

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Clues?

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The interior panels opened:

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Many thanks to the mystery mail artist. I wish I knew who you were so I could thank you more personally!

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Comment by De Villo Sloan on November 28, 2016 at 5:48pm

Gnome-madic

Comment by Toni Hanner -- tonipoet on November 27, 2016 at 6:06am

I'll venture a guess--Minneapolis Gnome, perhaps.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on November 26, 2016 at 5:33pm

Thx Carmela.

When I was doing online preaching for DKult, I used to say, "Put your palm against the palm on your screen and feel the energy of DKult!" (I had a scan of an ectoplasmic palm that said DKult.)

Now I can say put your fingers on the screen aligned with the Energy Port and feel the power of DaDa!"

Every minute everyone involved with the DaDa Energy Port is achieving a greater degree of genius.

Comment by Carmela Rizzuto on November 26, 2016 at 3:59pm

A very imaginative celebration of DADA! Thanks to the anonymous artist and to DVS for posting.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on November 26, 2016 at 3:47pm

For sure, Bradford. I wish someone would take credit for this brilliance!

Comment by Bradford on November 26, 2016 at 6:41am

Regardless of your position or that the more philosophical among us see both sides concomitantly, the Dada Energy generated is practically pulsing through my monitor as I contemplate the DaDa Energy Ports you have been so fortunate to receive.

Comment by De Villo Sloan on November 25, 2016 at 10:14pm

You are a close and perceptive reader, Bradford! That should serve you well but is probably wasted in the Trashpo realm. As the Kulters say: "Too smart for Trashpo!"

However, the intentional seeming reversal is based on the obscure principle of Retrofuturism that has already led to protests stated elsewhere:

"Fluxus needs to stop stealing from Trashpo."

And now:

"DaDa needs to stop stealing from Trashpo."

But that does not negate the position better accepted and understood: Trashpo owes a great deal to DaDa.

I am in agreement. Thanks again!

Comment by Bradford on November 25, 2016 at 8:49pm

Or one could say that Trashpo owes a great deal to DaDa.

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