Richard Huelsenbeck's En avant dada
is his first proclamation of Dada in Berlin, coinciding with the Dada Almanach
(printed in Berlin in 1920, reprinted by Les Presses du réel in 2005), following his return from Zurich.
Richard Huelsenbeck (Carl Wilhelm Richard Hülsenbeck, 1892-1974) is the co-founder in 1916 of the Cabaret Voltaire and Zurich Dada
with Hugo Ball
, and the Berlin Dada with Raoul Hausmann