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: 174
Latest Activity: Feb 1

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

About Junk Drawers

Started by Dan Mouer. Last reply by DianeKeys Jan 20. 42 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

DKULT KookbooK.

Started by DKULT. Last reply by Katerina Nikoltsou (MomKat) Dec 18, 2019. 28 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

Official Trashpo Handbook & DKult Directory

Started by De Villo Sloan. Last reply by De Villo Sloan Jul 23, 2018. 12 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

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 they are recognized through the TrashPo Litzer Prize. Nominations for the…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

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 De Villo Sloan on January 20, 2020 at 8:57pm

The New DK (Nude Decay) has learned to spell! And very eloquent. But I kinda miss all those bizarre misspellings (?). We don't need the Spell Chick anymore, Ms. Keys. How do you spell Miss Spell?

Oh - and my dance instructor wears that black Ban Dana you sent. People ask the story behind it. It would be interesting to know.

Comment by DianeKeys on January 20, 2020 at 7:21pm

They're just like your 30 sec scrap art. No thought, just bundle up your ideas in mid sentence.

Here is one from the Dean archives. His art was always saved for last because it required much more brain cell activation to take in his historical tidbits, personal narrative, and humor. getting tire treads from France. Guess this is what I meant when I said the glory days .Keith asked..I guess I mean of trashpo and Dkult and everyone I formed close personal relationships w here. We created a place that ended up feeling very real to me where no distance separated. Mail Only also collapsed space. Made the world smaller and more meaningful. Just like they believed the internet would simplify life, that was before it BECAME life. Fukbook splitified w it's Al gore idioms and brain invading. maybe I have become a lludite.  So  I'll just post  the art

 

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on January 20, 2020 at 6:30pm

I've always LOVED your trashbook idea and your trashbooks/trashpo etc. Am thinking about trashbooks because my art is getting tense and I can't untense it (maybe it's the times...) -- also because they're a blast. 

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on January 20, 2020 at 6:27pm

Great summary of Dean's art, Diane. Didn't Kat post a blog of a recent piece of his? Maybe he's inching back in. Very tempting to send him something nuts despite his declared retirement.

Comment by DianeKeys on January 20, 2020 at 5:14pm

Where is Dean these days Kat? his art always so polished yet wonderfully absurd

Comment by DianeKeys on January 20, 2020 at 5:12pm

so interesting to see old mail art ! I think the trash book is one of my fave ideas. I think everything  I  one make ssentiallyis.one big trash book..Thanks.for. posting Nance!

 

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on January 17, 2020 at 5:43pm

A favorite trashbook from Diane Keys, probably the first she ever sent me (in 2011): 

Comment by DianeKeys on January 16, 2020 at 4:06am

if anyone wants to go for a walk sometime, let me know. we can meet up on Google Earth somewhere #bleakfuture

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on January 16, 2020 at 3:14am

I mean, where is it?

Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on January 16, 2020 at 3:09am

"Trash vortex" is a mind-blower. Oh the dizziness.

The avocado is a mystery ... ?

 

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