My DADA poem/photo project!
I got this great idea over the weekend and I was so excited to put it to the test. I’d like to share it with you now:
The Illusion of the Internet:
I sent a part of this poem to Litnet’s online poetry competition: the task was to write a poem with “the internet” as the theme.
I wanted to show how I see the Internet namely that it is “an illusion of being connected”. I got the idea to use plugs and create a photo story/dada poem. The plugs represent us (the internet users).
It is a dada poem because I used readymades. I took photos of them and added text to the photos.
What is “readymades”?
Readymades is when you take ordinary everyday objects and create art. It’s not supposed to be glamorous, because according to dada artists the aesthetic of the work is considered secondary to the idea(s) it conveys. Dada artists are more concerned with spontaneity, automatic writing and chance operations.
I can’t remember when last I was so excited about anything!