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FluxFest Chicago 2012 with Day de Dada

January 25, 2012

FluxFest Chicago Feb 9 - 12 2012

February 9th – 12th, 2012
“International Fluxus is gearing up for 4 days of performance and activity in Chicago this February, and are hoping that everyone who can, will join in the festival.”  from the Fluxus Blog 

Day de Dada will be at the Chicago FluxFest  performing scores by  Staten Island Dada artists Mary Campbell, Viv de Dada, Reuben Sandwich, Milenka Berengolc, Nici Poris, Darrell and Lys Riganti. Since this event falls on the Second Saturday in February we will link arms symbolically from Chicago to Staten Island Second Saturday 

Highlights of the event will include

Fluxus Day at the Chicago Cultural Center

FLUX IT YOURSELF : Scores and Performances by Contemporary Fluxus  Center For Book Arts

Write Now – Artists And Letterforms  A major exhibition at the Chicago Cultural Center that showcases  The ” Fluxus, Mailart, and Visual Poetry Project ”

The New York Correspondence School of Chicago Dinner

Flux Film Fest ” @ 6018 NORTH.

check our twitter feed  @DaydeDada for updates

Day de Dada at Second Saturday SI December 2011

January 14, 2012

Welcome to……

Lys Riganti as one of the three sisters in the Treacle Well

Teeny Tiny Tea Party
“Take some more tea!” It’s time to use the tea sets to socialize….

Alice – Ecila
“I’ve been shrunk, stretched,
scratched and stuffed into a

Nicie Poris as one of the three sisters in the Treacle Well

The Grin of the Cheshire Cat
“You know we could make her really
angry! Shall we try?”

Mad Hatter
“There is a place. Like no place on Earth. A land full of
wonders, mystery, and danger! Some say to survive it;
you need to be as mad as a hatter.”

Play a game of chance and intrigue.
Every playing card holds a key. – choose
one – find out what the White Queen

Much of a MuchnessViv de Dada is the White Queen

Once upon a time there were three little sisters… and they lived at the bottom of a well…. What M word can they draw for you?

Interrogative filming that mixes recitation
and improvisation, inspired guests perform
ing… All the world’s a stage today!

Alice Austen’s Amazing Adventures in
the Wonderland of Staten Island
The Forgotten History of Staten Island: Alice Austen and Lewis Carroll – the mythical Dr. D.I. Kniebocker (S.I.’s self-described “greatest historian”) presents this celebration of real and imagined historical events.
The Lobster Quadrille
“Will you, won’t you, will you, won’t you join the
Mary Campbell leads the Lobster Quadrille

Red Queen  “Off with their heads!”

Wandering Minstrel
Leading you through Wonderland.  Follow the pipes, follow the rabbit..
A video performance inspired by Alice in Wonderland.Directed by: Francesca Leoni and Davide Mastrangelo
Performance: Massimiliano Bolcioni ( Teatro delle Forchette), Francesca Leoni and Davide Mastrangelo


Taylor Moore as the White Rabbit and Babaloo as the Wandering Minstrel“Wonderland” at the St George Ball was made possible by Day de Dada, the Staten Island Museum, Second Saturday Staten Island, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and all the talented artists who gave so freely of their time.

And to all the white rabbits ….