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Month: October 2006

Alison Knowles discusses Nam June Paik and John Cage

Alison Knowles discusses Nam June Paik and John Cage

Allison Knowles recently sent me this summary of her presentation for a panel discussion about John Cage and Nam June Paik: Zone: Chelsea Center for the ArtsPanel Discussion: CAGE NAM JUNE Notes about Cage and Paik;Alison Knowles I cannot imagine more unlike artists to compare which is what makes it so interesting.Paik the western man and John the Eastern man. They were well positioned to try and understand each other. Each producing so much for the cultural pot of the…

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Fluxus Featured on Treemo.com

Fluxus Featured on Treemo.com

Featured Audio [[image:sm.jpg:Featured Audio:left:1]] Fluxoidal One from allanr uploaded: Oct 3, 18:15 | comments: 2 | views: 366 | favorites: 0 | duration: 3:05 min Fluxus, according to Wikipedia, is “an international network of artists, composers and designers noted for blending different artistic media and disciplines." Here on Treemo, some Fluxus artists, including allanr, wastedpapiers and miulew, are sharing some audio that is certain to provoke and make you think about your sense of art.

All Art is Political

All Art is Political

Regular readers of the Fluxus Blog and others familiar with my writing will recognize that I have often stated that "all art is political". In fact, I have frequently made use of that simple statement in my artwork. In today's edition of The Globe and Mail (a Toronto daily newpaper) here is an interesting editorial article in the "Comments" section by author Noah Richler. In his article Mr. Richler makes the argument that the novel is an inherently political form…

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