Dada Quotes

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Marcel Duchamp
“To all appearances, the artist acts like a mediumistic being who, from the labyrinth beyond time and space, seeks his way out to a clearing.”
Marcel Duchamp
tags: art, dada

Tristan Tzara
“I speak only of myself since I do not wish to convince, I have no right to drag others into my river, I oblige no one to follow me and everybody practices his art in his own way."

- Tristan Tzara "Dada Manifesto 1918”
Tristan Tzara

Alfred Jarry
“That's a beautiful speech, but nobody's listening. Let's go.”
Alfred Jarry, Ubu Roi

Man Ray
“An original is a creation motivated by desire. Any reproduction of an originals motivated be necessity. It is marvelous that we are the only species that creates gratuitous forms. To create is divine, to reproduce is human.”
Man Ray
tags: art, dada

Hugo Ball
“Every word that is spoken and sung here (the Cabaret Voltaire) represents at least this one thing: that this humiliating age has not succeeded in winning our respect.”
Hugo Ball

Kurt Schwitters
“Eternity is the best policy.”
Kurt Schwitters
tags: dada

Tristan Tzara
“Every page should explode, either because of its staggering absurdity, the enthusiasm of its principles, or its typography.”
Tristan Tzara, Manifesti del dadaismo

Andrei Codrescu
“With the sound of gusting wind in the branches of the language trees of Babel, the words gave way like leaves, and every reader glimpsed another reality hidden in the foilage.”
Andrei Codrescu, The Posthuman Dada Guide: Tzara & Lenin Play Chess

Hugo Ball
“Punctuality can go to the devil.”
Hugo Ball, Flametti, or the Dandyism of the Poor

Hugo Ball
“Why can't a tree be called Pluplusch?”
Hugo Ball

“Doa ku seakan paku di peti mati mu. Tajam mendalam.

Menembus dadamu,
menjelma dunia rapuh, penuh kegelisahan tak berarti .
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#andradobing”
andra dobing

“I did exhibitions with the Surrealists (in Paris, in 1929) because their attitude revolted against 'art' and their attitude toward life itself was wise, as was Dada’s.’ Hans Arp”
Lepota L. Cosmo, Love in Paris - Poetic Guide to the Romance of the City

Tristan Tzara
“Dada n'a aucune prétention comme la vie devrait être. Peut-être me comprendrez-vous mieux quand je vous dirai que dada est un microbe vierge qui s'introduit avec l'insistance de l'air dans tous les espaces que la raison n'a pu combler de mots ou de conventions.”
Tristan Tzara, Seven Dada Manifestos and Lampisteries
tags: dada

“Neo-fluxus, neo-dada, stuckism, experimental art, are noncontinuous, usable concepts.”
Vladan Kuzmanovic