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Have you ever looked at a clown and wondered why humanity created such an interesting yet terrifying creature? Ever looked at all the art in the museums and thought about how absurd it all looks? Absurdity Day is a day all about celebrating the absurd. Whether you want to look into artistic movements, write snazzy slam poetry that doesn’t make sense, or just dress up in a funny costume and talk about the economic deficit, then this is the day to just get weird and crazy and make life more interesting.
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The Absurdist movement began in the post-world war II era, where the threat of nuclear bombs of the cold war and the tragedies of the Nazi camp concentrations. In connection to philosophies like existentialism and nihilism, Absur...
So, how do you celebrate a holiday dedicated to the absurd? Dress up in a funny outfit and go around and greet people. Create abstract meme art on the internet and share it on your favorite forum. Cook food that shouldn’t taste good but surprises you with deliciousness! Write poetry referencing t...
Absurdity Day is all about finding humor in the mundane things of life and allows you as an individual to create works of art or perform a certain way that defies the norms of a structured society. However, this day isn’t suggested as a way to break rules, specifically ones that can affect your f...
The Absurdist movement is still currently active today and there are many parts of the world which have theatrical performances and artistic expression that go along with these ideas.
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