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Vic Reeves goes Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels

19 September 2016

To mark the 100th anniversary of Dada, Jim Moir (aka VIC REEVES) has taken an irreverent trip into the world of the influential avant-garde art movement. It's all part of BBC Four's Conceptual Art season. Vic presents his own piece of performance art, The Wheel of Dada, extra Dadaist performances recorded by Vic at Zurich's Cabaret Voltaire club exclusively for BBC Arts, and clips and animations from Gaga for Dada: The Original Art Rebels present a taste of what's coming up in the programme.

What is Dada?

Vic Reeves asks “What is Dada?"

Vic untangles the many meanings of Dada, and heads for where it all began

Vic introduces the Dadaists

Vic Reeves introduces the revolutionary founding members of Dada

Key players: Hugo Ball, Tristan Tzara, Richard Huelsenbeck, Marcel Janco & Sophie Taeuber

Exclusive: Vic's Wheel of Dada

The Wheel of Dada

Jim Moir - aka Vic Reeves - asks: What is Dada?

Exclusive: Vic's Dada poetry recitation

A Dada poetry reading by Vic Reeves at the Cabaret Voltaire

Vic gives a solo performance of Hugo Ball’s Karawane in 'cubist bishop' costume

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Star Wars and Dada: What is the connection?

Cabaret Voltaire owner Adrian Notz and Vic Reeves discuss the history of the Dada masks

Vic performs a Dada-esque masked dance

Vic Reeves performs a Dada-esque masked dance

Vic is accompanied by jazz improvisation trio Heavy Metal Rabbit

Let's Dance around the Dada world

Let's Dance around the Dada world with Vic Reeves

Vic gets down to the roots of 'dancing epidemic' Dada in Zurich, Berlin and New York

Johannes Baader: Baad Dadaist or Super Dada?

Johannes Baader: Baad Dadaist or Super Dada?

Vic Reeves explains the antics of self-styled 'President of the Earth' Johannes Baader

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