Hannah Höch Poster
Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany
Poster from 2010 Berlin Exhibition depicting Hannah Höch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimar Beer-Belly Cultural Epoch of Germany, collage, mixed media, 1919–1920 (Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen, Berlin)
From being the only woman associated with the Berlin Dada movement to evolving her craft for more than half a decade, Hannah Höch created photomontages that commented on politics, gender roles and popular culture.
Historian Hayley Drolet provides a brief overview
“We are all patchwork. And so shapeless and diverse in composition that each bit, each moment plays its own game. And there is as much difference between us and ourselves as between us and others.” – Michel de Montaigne
Create a “selfie” photomontage. What makes you who you are?
- Values (light and dark)
- Form (three-dimensionality)