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Month: April 2006

career advice

career advice

being a poet is very easy workmost of the timeyou can do nothing at allsometimeswhen you feel inspiredyou write things down being a poet does not pay very wellbeing a poet pays next to nothingbeing a poet often pays nothing at all © Allan Revich 2006

Things That Matter

Things That Matter

Her Mom: A Found Poem She’d spent most of her time in factoriesor in kitchens, stocking shelves or making beds in hotelsShe’d never had health insuranceHer $11,000 a year paycheck was too much for Medicaidso she had to quit her jobapply for disabilityand pay the first hospital bills with her savings F–k, I’m so sick of this country. http://ajaxproductions.blogspot.com

For and Against Anti-Art

For and Against Anti-Art

The following URLs link to various articles about anti-art. Some dispute the opinion that I offer in my previous posting.Making art out of anti-art by Travis Hugh Culley(a very well written article) Anti-Art Is Not Art by Michelle Marder KamhiThe “stuckist” argument against anti-art(The “stuckists” are an interesting phenomenom of their own – a bit too proud of being stupid) Dictionary definition from ArtLex Create your own anti-art

A Bit About Anti-Art

A Bit About Anti-Art

What is anti-art anyway? Can anti-art even exist? Isn’t anti-art still art? These are all good questions. Anti-art is obviously still art. It exists within the cultural context of the art world and it cannot exist without art. Before one is tempted to be smugly dismissive of the anti-art movement though, one needs to consider that just as anti-art exists within the world of art – art cannot exist within the broader context of culture without its own opposite –…

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Fluxlist Blog

Fluxlist Blog

On April 3rd of this year (2006) the members of Fluxlist established a collaborative community Blog. Incredibly, in less than two weeks the Fluxlist Blog has 36 members and has agathered more than 120 posts. All of these posts incorporate the Fluxus spirit of intermedia and collaboration. I recomend a visit by anybody interested in the new directions that Fluxus is taking while still maintaining the heart and soul of the original Fluxus movement. [[image:fluxing-ffz.jpg::center:0]] http://fluxlist.blogspot.com/Be sure to click on…

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Portable Hole 2006 by Allen Bukoff

Portable Hole 2006 by Allen Bukoff

This project by Allen Bukoff is absolutely fabulous! I have included one graphic and a bit of text, but you need to visit the site to get the whole picture. [[image:bukoff-hole.gif:Portable Hole by Allen Bukoff:left:0]] The (w)hole story is can be found at:  http://www.fluxus.org/FluxusMidwest/PortableHole/index.html

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