Théo van Doesburg (sometimes known as l.K. Bonset) addressed himself to Dadaists and non-Dadaists alike. This pseudonym was used by van Doesburg for publishing Dadaist-oriented abstract poetry and literature.
Characteristics of Dadaism (excerpt), 1923
DADA-and for one instant everyone awakens from his daily somnambulism which he calls living.
DADA-and the sick are healed, move about, and sing "The Watch on the Rhine" or dance a Shimmy.
DADA-and the blind see; they see that the world is dada and laugh ceaselessly at the weighty hair-splitting of our moralists and politicians.
DADA-and the bourgeois sweats rubber, makes a camp bed out of his most beautiful Rembrandt, and dances a one-step to choir music. Each bourgeois is a miniature Landru; behind the mask of culture, humanism, esthetics, and philosophy he gives his instincts free rein.
Culture-what is it but the degree of refinement with which our true instincts are expressed?
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Dada has discovered the world such as it is and the world has recognized itself in Dada. Dada is a mirror in which the world sees itself. The dadaists do not wish the world to be different than the way they see it, namely, dada: at once orderly and disorderly, yes and no, me and not me.