Friday, April 22, 2016

DADA 100: Sound, Simultaneous, Experimental and Avant-garde Poetry

Poster  for a special Dada event, part of Bucharest International Poetry Festival 2016, 7th edition
Organised by: National Museum of Romanian Literature, Bucharest
Co-organisers: Romanian Cultural Institute, The Central University Library of Bucharest
Supported by: British Council, Italian Cultural Institute, Goethe Institut, Embassy of France in Romania, Institut français in Bucharest

by Grosso Media,2016


A century after the birth of Dada, the Admiral* is still looking for a house to rent. All the styles of the past years came together yesterday and he has found nothing, has found nothing, has found nothing... For one night only, we accommodate him at Exclesior Theatre!

We offer:
☛ Poetry without verses ☛ Verses without words ☛ Peculiar sounds ☛ Phonetic mutations ☛ Rhythm ☛ Improvisation ☛ Experiment ☛ Performance ☛ Corporeality ☛ Vox humana ☛ Glossolalia ☛ Polipoetry ☛ Reverberations ☛ Cutouts ☛ Collages ☛ Noise ☛ Nonsense ☛ DADA

All live, in the extraordinary, simultaneous and spontaneous company of the following poets and artists: Tomomi Adachi (JP, Jaap Blonk (NL), Mugur Grosu (RO), Jöel Hubaut (FR), Claudiu Komartin (RO), Angelika Meyer (DE), Enzo Minarelli (IT), Hannah Silva (GB)

Hosted by: Claudiu Komartin
Curator: Simona Nastac

The entrance is free and we hope you are too! Dress code: no rules, cabaret style, Dada sensible. Join us for a celebration in style! Happy Birthday, Dada!

* The admiral is the main character of the simultaneous poem „L'amiral cherche une maison à louer” (The admiral looks for a house to rent), created and performed by Tristan Tzara, Richard Huelsenbeck and Marcel Janco at Cabaret Voltaire on 31st March 1916. A day after the premiere, Hugo Ball wrote in his diary: “All the styles of the last twenty years came together yesterday. In a typically compressed way, Tzara's poem shows the conflict of the vox humana with a world that threatens, ensnares, and destroys it, a world whose rhythm and noise are ineluctable”.

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