Drawing Brings People Together

January 16, 2017

DADA said goodbye to 2016 with a fantastic surprise. Some of our artists got together in Valparaíso, Chile to meet each other in person for the first time and draw together with pencils and paper. Our founder Beatriz Helena Ramos flew to Chile from New York, to visit Cromomaníaco and Otro Captore, who live in […]

Why We DADA

November 9, 2016

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL We invited friends to watch the US presidential election results with us at home. We didn’t know if it was going to be a party or a funeral, but we knew we could not face it alone. We had to share the moment, in time, in a room, with people. The mood […]

DADA on Bored Panda

October 24, 2016

We want more people to draw with us! Check out our cool visual conversations and don’t forget to upvote us on Bored Panda. If you like DADA, share it with the world!    

DADA’s Kickstarter is LIVE!

September 27, 2016

We hope this video and our story in Kickstarter inspires you to help DADA continue providing an amazing creative community for anyone who likes to speak visually. Every little bit counts! Please donate (we start at $1.00!) and share. We appreciate your support! Note: the Kickstarter campaign is over.  

How to DADA

July 15, 2016

Start Drawing DADA is made for drawing and communicating visually in the moment. You can draw whatever you like and post your work and then wait to see what happens. Someone somewhere will respond to your drawing with another drawing. This means that you cannot upload the wonderful art that you made elsewhere. But you […]

This Social Network Lets You Have Conversations Through Drawings

June 3, 2016

As featured in Digital Arts Online: Create a drawing on DADA and anyone around the world can reply with another drawing. By Mimi Launder Chitchat is a great cornerstone of art. Someone grander might call it ‘communication’ or ‘discussion’, but it’s all the same thing: responding to others, yourself, society or even other art that […]

Featured Artist: Thaumatropio

April 22, 2016

A thaumatrope is a 19th Century toy: “A disk with a picture on each side is attached to two pieces of string. When the strings are twirled quickly between the fingers the two pictures appear to blend into one due to the persistence of vision”. The wonderful things one learns when looking for the identity […]

How Online Communities Can Support New Artists

April 5, 2016

Article by Emma Rosser, as seen in The Hype Magazine: In times of austerity, the arts is the first industry to suffer. As the nation still lingers in the shadow of recession, a lack of funding in education and rejection of the arts as a potential career path means in recent years this industry has […]

Women in DADA

March 9, 2016

Since yesterday was International Women’s Day, something we think should happen every day, we thought to honor the wonderful female artists that grace our platform with their talent. We are proud to have an almost even ratio of girls and guys and they all get along famously. But we can’t pass up the opportunity to […]

Dear Visual Troll: Don’t Be A Dick.

March 1, 2016

NOTE: Some of the art below may be NSFW. It was created by artists on dada.nyc as a response to bad dick doodles.  Whether it be scrawled in a toilet cubicle, tagged on the back of a bus seat or scribbled in a library book, badly drawn graffiti of male genitalia is something we have […]

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