Kurt Schwitters is now on Twitter. Keep up with what the dead man is thinking, tweeting daily from his merzbau under the ground in Hanover, Germany. In keeping with the absurd minutia of social networking, Schwitters is bringing his information rich merz online via the powerful possibilities of Web 2.0. To follow Schwitters on Twitter, click this link, www.twitter.com/kschwitters
You will need to sign up for a (free) Twitter account to follow Schwitter’s merzTweets.
Born in 1887, Kurt Schwitters was a german painter famous for his collages, or Merz Pictures. He was also well known for his sound poetry, which you can hear on UbuWeb. He was loosely associated with DADA. He died in England in 1948.