dOGUMENTA offers an unprecedented opportunity for the creative community to engage with a new breed of art lover and to consider its concerns, interests and worldview.

dOGUMENTA rekindles joy.

dOGUMENTA inspires curiosity.

dOGUMENTA cultivates fearlessness.

dOGUMENTA transcends limitations.

dOGUMENTA eschews trends.

dOGUMENTA goes with the gut.

dOGUMENTA is a call to action.

Read the official manifesto published by Affidavit to learn more.


OUR INSPIRATION

Our pups give us so much. Isn't it time we gave back?

dOGUMENTA came about when Rocky's companion realized how much he could teach her about looking at art. For some time Jessica felt overwhelmed by the many art fairs and biennials, the countless gallery exhibitions and the endless stream of images cascading down her Instagram feed. Even as her fatigue mounted, she noticed that Rocky relished each gallery outing, finding joy in even the whitest of white cubes. What was his secret?

Watch these videos to learn 5 Things A Dog Can Teach You About Art

Intro: "Why Dogumenta Now?" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org

"Number 1: Stay Curious" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event.

"Number 2: Be Fearless" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org
"Number 3: Love Despite Limitations" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org
Number 4: "Don't Sweat The Trends" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org
Number 5: "Go With Your Gut" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org
Number 6: "The Dawn of Dogumenta" from Jessica Dawson's "5 Things My Dog Taught Me About Art" at the 2/21/16 #dogumenta launch event. More info at http://www.dogumenta.org