“A smorgasbord for those who are sick and tired of it.” —Seattle Book Review
“Timely and relevant.” —Tribe LA Magazine
“Excellent examples of collage and montage techniques . . . Interesting visual poems.” —Portland Book Review
“An interesting perspective.” —Manhattan Book Review
“Proof that Dada is not dead.” —Madjan Magazine (Serbia)
The 2021 edition of the world’s premiere journal of contemporary dada writing and art considers humankind past and present with a collection of contemporary dada art and writing driven by the theme “HUMANITY: THE REBOOT.” More than 250 creators from 33 countries establish that social protest can be creatively acheived via risk-taking art. The premier journal gathering the work of internationally-renowned contemporary Dada artists and writers, Maintenant 15 offers compelling proof that Dada continue to serve as a catalyst to creators more than a century later.
The annual MAINTENANT series, established in 2008, gathers work of contemporary Dada artists and writers from around the world. The new issue features cover art by renowned Cuban American artist Edel Rodriguez, whose work has been featured on the covers of TIME, The New Yorker, Der Spiegel, and more.
Past issues of MAINTENANT include work by artists Mark Kostabi, Walter Robinson, Raymond Pettibon, Nicole Eisenmann, Jean-Jacques Lebel, and Kazunori Murakami; writers include Gerard Malanga, Charles Plymell, Andrei Codrescu, and more, with a strong contingent of artist-writers from the world of punk rock.
MAINTENANT 15: A Journal of Contemporary Dada Writing and Art, edited by Peter Carlaftes and Kat Georges; ART: Folk & Outsider Art ; ISBN 978-1-953103-06-2, trade paper; 272 pages; $25.00 Publication date: Tuesday, June 8, 2021
Complete list of contributors to Maintenant 15 will be added here in early May 2021.