All Things Trashpo


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!

Location: the dumpster, junkyard, waste basket, landfill
Members: 176
Latest Activity: on Tuesday

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 Francis Lammé Sep 25. 43 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


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 Nancy Bell Scott on September 3, 2011 at 4:36pm
Class is not over, this is great. Thanks for the photos and info, Erni. The MOMA poster is fantastic. Is the third one his studio or ??
Comment by DKULT on September 3, 2011 at 3:41pm
He couldn't have been too clean conscious-didn't he use greasy hamburger wrappers etc.? His art is so amazing and I have no Schwitters books either. Neither does our library!
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 3, 2011 at 3:34pm
Unbelievably, there is no Schwitters book on my shelf. One favorite Schwitters is here; is that sandpaper we see? That he did sand collage is my second new thing learned here today, and it's early yet! IUOMA is like going to school again.
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 3, 2011 at 6:35am
Top form, Theresa! Thanks for the info, Erni. Interesting. I wonder if Schwitters was the afraid-of-germs type or wanted the clean look to go with his work; I'm guessing the latter. His work is very neat. How lucky was he to have a printer for a main resource! Misprints and leftovers = paradise.
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 3, 2011 at 5:25am
Cannot locate it now, but someone was saying yesterday or today that Schwitters cleaned all his trash? I mean the trash used in his collages and am wondering how he did that, if anyone knows. Maybe he actually just used dirtless trash, trash of an untrashy variety. It does look pretty clean, practically sterile (ick), in much of his work. Some found papers would seem impossible to clean, and should that be a priority?
Comment by DKULT on September 3, 2011 at 4:30am
You're right. The Delete-erati posing as the de-litterati was a miserable failure. The delete-erati only care about destruction and always choose plastic
Comment by De Villo Sloan on September 3, 2011 at 3:56am
You are too kind, DK. Let's call it for what it is - Delete-erati. They don't believe in recycling.
Comment by Nancy Bell Scott on September 3, 2011 at 3:18am
The first was a piano player.
Comment by DKULT on September 3, 2011 at 2:45am

in the trashpo vs litter-ature debate

what's the difference between the litter-ati and the deliterati?

Comment by DKULT on September 3, 2011 at 2:44am
that posted way out of order Nancy, sorry. I was responding to Erni's The Trash band post that had that written on it:)

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