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Baroness Elsa Von Freytag Loringhoven at Swan Day 2017

March 24, 2017

Baroness Elsa Von Freytag Loringhoven at Swan Day, Staten Island, Etg Book Cafe, March 24, 2017   with Viv de Dada and Mary Campbell

Baroness Elsa Von Freytag Loringhoven born Else Hildegard Plötz in Swinemünde (Świnoujście), in Pomerania, Germany

APPALLING HEART 1920

City stir——wind on eardrum——

dancewind : herbstained——

flowerstained——silken——rustling——

tripping——swishing——frolicking——

courtesing——careening——brushing——

flowing——lying down——bending——

teasing——kissing : treearms——grass——

limbs——lips.

City stir on eardrum—— .

In night lonely

peers—— :

moon——riding !

pale——with beauty aghast——

too exalted to share !

She was an early female pioneer of sound poetry, but also made creative use of the dash, while many of her portmanteau compositions, such as “Kissambushed” and “Phalluspistol,” present miniature poems.

X – RAY  1927

Nature causes brass to oxidize

People to congest –

By dull-radiopenetrated soil

Destined

Cosmic hand’s dynamic gang

Polish –

Kill –

For fastidioius

Brilliant boss’ “idee fixe “

Sum total :

       Radiance

In New York, the Baroness also worked on assemblage sculptures and paintings, creating art out of the rubbish and refuse she collected from the streets. The Baroness was known to construct elaborate costumes from found objects, creating a “kind of living collage” that erased the boundaries between life and art.

CHRIST – DON QUIXOTE – ST. GEORGE 1927
HOW CAME IDEAL OF PERFECTION – CONCEPTION OF CHIVALRY –
DEFYING ACTIVE DYNAMO ‘SSLASHING WING – INTO CHRIST – DON QUIXIOTE – ST. GEORGE?
BY ELEMENT SCALED DRAGON’S SPIRITUAL WISDOM’S BEAUTY FORECAST –
UNATTAINABLE IN THIS DIMENSION.
GOD IS LARVAE.
SPIRIT LORD CHRIST DISCIPLES MARTYRS – ARE DRAGON’S DOMINANT BOWEL’S
DIGESTION LIFECOMPROMISE TO
BEHEMOTH FOOD.

The Baroness may have been involved in the creation of Marcel Duchamp’s famous ready-made, Fountain (1917).   Duchamp indicated in a letter to his sister Suzanne, written in 1917, that a female friend of his had sent him the urinal for submission to Society of Independent Artists Exhibition: “Une de mes amies sous un pseudonyme masculin, Richard Mutt, avait envoyé une pissotière en porcelaine comme sculpture” (“One of my female friends, who had adopted the male pseudonym, Richard Mutt, sent me a porcelain urinal as a sculpture)

Thank you Swan Day for supporting and highlighting work by Women Artists

Art Nurses at Panoply Performance Laboratory

December 15, 2016

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Sign in with Nurse Barbara for your check-up! Art health check-ups- done in a Dada fashion, interacting with patients, opening your mind with eye-bright tea, some soul searching questions and then giving you your personal prescription.
Art Nurses include- Viv de Dada, Mary Campbell, Barbara Lubliner and Milenka Berengolc

(Day de Dada Art Nurses working for you 6-7:30 pm)
Saturday, December 10 at Panoply Performance Laboratory 104 Meserole St, Brooklyn, NY
Part of Performancy Forum: 1. glitch (heal) OR 2. gore (harm)
4PM-11PM

photos by Leslie Lowe and Mary Campbell

Honk – Boston – 2016

October 18, 2016

On the road with Day de Dada celebrating “100 Years of Dada”  at Boston Honk Festival 2016. Sunday’s Parade got a lot of rain but that didn’t stop us … Vote for Dada!

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2nd Saturday Workbar Union Art Market – Somerville, MA.  Day de Dada celebrating Dada’s 100th Birthday with Birthday Wishes and Dada Inspirations … Odd or Even …

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Stonehenge 69 pop up gallery, run by Eric Perkins
performance by Jennifer Weigel: Pieces of the Artist
Art event goers were invited to “take a piece of the artist home with them” as Jennifer Weigel offered them sample vials of toenail and skin clippings with certificates of authenticity, free for the occasion (normally $5).

Pieces of the Artist was originally included in FluxJob at the Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN, 2014.

Participants included, Mary Campbell, Jennifer Weigel, Jonathan Stangroom and Viv de Dada.

Day de Dada does Aesop at West Fest 2016

September 27, 2016

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Westerleigh Folk Festival Staten Island’s original Roots Music Festival . Saturday September 24, 2016  / West Fest 2016

“Day de Dada does Aesop”

Day de Dada Performance Art Collective creates video reenactments of Aesop’s Fables.  Audience members are invited to reenact the story of the “Ant and the Grasshopper” with props and costumes supplied, no acting experience necessary!

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The Ant and the Grasshopper

IN a field one summer’s day a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great toil an ear of corn he was taking to the nest.
“Why not come and chat with me,” said the Grasshopper, “instead of toiling and moiling in that way?”
“I am helping to lay up food for the winter,” said the Ant, “and recommend you to do the same.”
“Why bother about winter?” said the Grasshopper; “we have got plenty of food at present.” But the Ant went on its way and continued its toil. When the winter came the Grasshopper had no food, and found itself dying of hunger, while it saw the ants distributing every day corn and grain from the stores they had collected in the summer.

Then the Grasshopper knew:
“IT IS BEST TO PREPARE FOR THE DAYS OF NECESSITY.”

Art by the Ferry 2016

July 30, 2016

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Day de Dada as the Art by the Ferry Fairies ask “What Inspires You ?” at Art by the Ferry 2016 sponsored by the Staten Island Creative Community (SICC)

Day de Dada facilitated the Staten Island observance of the “How to draw a bunny” facebook internet project, which included a live performance at Rhumfest in Kokomo Indiana on July 30, 2016 to celebrate the life of Ray Johnson a mail artist who used a bunny icon in much of his work. Many people contributed their version of bunnies to a community drawing.

 

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Day de Dada at Lumen 2016

June 29, 2016

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LUMEN is an authentic contemporary art experience in New York City featuring emerging and established artists. LUMEN’s goal is connecting artists with the community all while exposed in a nomadic alternative space. The annual event brings original visual, performance and installation art to new audiences, under the artistic vision of various curators from across NYC.

Members of Day de Dada performance art collective celebrated the 100th year anniversary of the Dada art movement with various actions & performances at LUMEN 2016

Mary Campbell commemorated the Baroness Elsa Von Fretag Loringhoven, M & M (Milenka Berengolc & Margaret Chase) became a springboard to twin troubles & double fun. Wear the Helmet of Truth and speak your mind! Have your head examined, literally!

Philip Sanders served us a series of events – virtual, augmented, mixed – chunks of what we experience – digitally captured & constructed, processed & projected back onto our 4D environment, Lydia Grey asked people to share their favorite things, Barbara Lubliner – Cautionistra challenged visitors to “pin the tale on the body”, Jennifer Weigel offered “Luck of the Dice” Roll to see what prize you receive.

“EAT MY WORDS” was hosted by Edible Eddie, a man who loves his food. How many foods can you name in the category you have chosen in one minute? A tasty game to play.”, “Hello My Name Is …..” Viv de Dada helped you chose your new “Lumen-ous Name”, Day de Dada spinning wheel constructed by Mark Semanchik.

Chicago Fluxfest 2016

May 31, 2016

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FLUXFEST CHICAGO 2016
A Schedule of events:

Thursday, May 26th 4-7 PM
Exhibition Opening and Reception – “DO IT NOW” – Contemporary Networking in Mailart and Fluxus”
Joan Flasch Artistbook Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 508, Chicago
* Dinner to follow at Italian Village, 71 W. Monroe, Chicago

Friday, May 27th 11-5 PM
CHICAGO FLUXUS DAY – Performances, Installations, Mailart Making, Mayhem …
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago
* as usual, we’ll meet for breakfast around 9:30 or so at Patisserie Toni, 65 E. Washington St.

Friday, May 27th 7 PM
New York Correspondance School of Chicago Annual Dinner and Meeting –
Honoring William S. Wilson
The Berghoff, 17 West Adams, Chicago

Saturday, May 28th 10 AM – ?
A Tour of “A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s”
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston
Fluxus Street Theatre
Guerrilla Performance activities on the Plaza at the Museum
* Dinner to follow at Union Pizzeria, 1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston

Sunday, May 29th 11-4 PM
Final Gathering: Potluck Performance, Conversation, Collaboration, Community …
6018North – Chicago’s Home for Experimental Arts & Culture, 6018 North Kenmore, Edgewater
* Please bring food and drinks to share, Scores and Pieces to perform

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Conference House Art Expo

May 24, 2016

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Conference House Art Expo 2016

Artists of all disciplines, including Installation Art by Joyce Malerba Goldstein, Scott LoBaido, Nancy Quin, Elizabeth Sollazzo and Deborah Woodbridge. Crafters and Vendors of Hand Made Goods.

Special appearance by Staten Island Makerspace STEAM Wagon and Day de Dada!!!

Day de Dada Mandala Mail Art Table

The word Mandala means “circle”. A Mandala represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies and minds.

The mandala appears to us in all aspects of life, the Earth, the Sun, the Moon and more obviously the circles of life encompassing friends, family and communities.

Day de Dada Ground Mandala (by Margaret Chase)

People decorate the Mandala with found objects – keeping the pattern balanced.

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Annual Meeting – Day de Dada Planning

January 30, 2016

Every year Day de Dada artists  get together and toss around ideas, look at upcoming events and shows and plan what we’d like to do in the up coming months.  This year the group met on Saturday January 30, 2016.  Among other things, we decided to honor the 100th Anniversary of Dada with a continuing theme of birthdays and celebrations running through out our work this year.

The following is a ‘work in progress’ schedule of Day de Dada Events for 2016. Events are open for collaboration and participation.

April 1-3 Fri, Sat, and Sun – Grand Guignol – short one act plays with suspense and horror themes at Hub 17 on Bay St Staten Island. We are playing Dada Games in between the plays as the sets are changed.

April 23, Sat – St George Day Festival, Staten Island – an annual fun outdoors art and community festival. We are doing a Mandala Mail Art Table

May 25 – May 29, 2016 Wed – Sun – Fluxfest in Chicago. A series of events and performances held in Chicago with artists from all over the world

June 11, 2016 – Mandala Mail Art reception and sale at ETG Book Cafe. Day de Dada performances to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of the Dada art movement.

June 25, 2016 Sat – Lumen – happening at Atlantic Salt, Staten Island this year. We are. celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the Dada art movement using traditional birthday actions.

Upcoming and still in the planning stages –
Mobius Gallery, Boston, MA
Art on Division, Somerville NJ
Flux Factory – A moving parade of Fluxus performance with Flux Factory in Broooklyn –
• A Pop Up Cocktail party celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the Dada art movement.

Postcards from Home – Art on the Terrace

December 13, 2015

“Postcards from Home”
December 13, 2015 – Second Sunday Word Sunday at Art on the Terrace


Postcards spread the good word about the new SICC Gallery “Art on the Terrace”

1. Provide 30 scenic New York postcards to be addressed and filled out by the audience at Art on the Terrace.
2. A small printed label is applied to the back of each postcard. This label will read:

Greetings from

Art on the Terrace – SICC Gallery
776 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY
sicreative.org

3. People are encouraged to add their own message and then address the postcards to friends, family, public officials etc
4. A Mail Box is provided to collect the finished postcards
5. Stamps are added and the postcards are mailed.