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Dada

Dally in Dada-Inspired Designs

Nonsensical in nature

Fueled by disgust for the First World War, artists in Zurich protested by making anti-art art. Satirical and anti-bourgeois in content, their performances, poetry, collages, and art challenged the logic and aestheticism of modern capitalist society. Artists like Hugo Ball, Hans Arp, Marcel Duchamp, and many more rebelled against the traditional values that were held at the time, pushing the boundaries of logic and politics.

Join the art movement! Create dada-esque designs for this reason-defying challenge. Draw from sculpture, sound art, collage, literature, dance, and any other form that inspires you to design something altogether new. Blur the lines between mediums and mix up techniques. Layer photos and colors, cut and paste words, and break free from society’s expectations of art. Let humor and the spirit of art guide you on this anything-but-normal, dadaist pursuit.

Not sure what Dadaism look slike, check out our inspiration board!

ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FRIDAY 12/6/19, 10:00AM CDT

You could win

  • $1,000 cash

  • $500 Threadless Gift Code

  • Plus, anyone who is printed (including the grand prize winner) will receive up to $7 on each tee of their design sold on Threadless.com! Read more...

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