It's Another Fluxfest! May 25 though May 28
FLUXFEST CHICAGO 2017
Don't ask too many questions!!!
Only the dates are official for now but our agent on the ground, our man in the street, our favorite fluxy impresario is making things happen.
FLUXFEST CHICAGO 2016
A Schedule of events:
Thursday, May 26th 4-7 PM
Exhibition Opening and Reception - "DO IT NOW" - Contemporary Networking in Mailart and Fluxus"
Joan Flasch Artistbook Library, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
37 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 508, Chicago
* Dinner to follow at Italian Village, 71 W. Monroe, Chicago
Friday, May 27th 11-5 PM
CHICAGO FLUXUS DAY - Performances, Installations, Mailart Making, Mayhem ...
Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago
* as usual, we'll meet for breakfast around 9:30 or so at Patisserie Toni, 65 E. Washington St.
Friday, May 27th 7 PM
New York Correspondance School of Chicago Annual Dinner and Meeting -
Honoring William S. Wilson
The Berghoff, 17 West Adams, Chicago
Saturday, May 28th 10 AM - ?
A Tour of "A Feast of Astonishments: Charlotte Moorman and the Avant-Garde, 1960s–1980s"
Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University, Evanston
Fluxus Street Theatre
Guerrilla Performance activities on the Plaza at the Museum
* Dinner to follow at Union Pizzeria, 1245 Chicago Ave. Evanston
Sunday, May 29th 11-4 PM
Final Gathering: Potluck Performance, Conversation, Collaboration, Community ...
6018North - Chicago’s Home for Experimental Arts & Culture, 6018 North Kenmore, Edgewater
* Please bring food and drinks to share, Scores and Pieces to perform ...
Other ways to be involved :
1. " DO IT NOW "
is a call for Mailart, Objects, Documentation, Photos, Vispo, Artistamps, Net-Art, Letters, Artistbooks, Trashpo, Scores, and anything you can imagine. There are no boundaries to this show.
***THIS SHOW IS FOR THE ENTIRE AVANT GARDE COMMUNITY. MAILARTISTS, FLUXUS PEOPLE, NETWORKERS, POETS, ANTI-ARTISTS, STAMP MAKERS, NET-ARTISTS .... EVERYONE.
The idea is to show what we're working on NOW, your freshest ideas, in any medium .....
Works must be received by May 15th, 2016 for inclusion in this exhibition.
Works can be sent by mail to:
c/o Fluxus West
3449 Hartford St.
Saint Louis, Mo.
or send net - works by email to Keith9963@Sbcglobal.net
* please use "DO IT NOW" in the email title.
Exhibition will open May 26th and will run through June 2016 at the Joan Flasch Artistbook Library Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago Illinois, U.S.A. and is curated by Keith A. Buchholz.
2. Send Multiples .......
Multiples and small artworks will be freely distributed to the public during our performance events on Saturday at the Chicago Cultural Center. Please send any type of multiple that you would like distributed and we will do so.
It's always great to put artwork into the hands of the people !!!
Deadline for inclusion is May 10th, 2016
Multiples can be sent to:
C/O FLUXUS WEST
3449 Hartford Street
Saint Louis, Mo.
3. Send us a Score or Performance idea.
Email us your Scores or Performance Ideas that we can realize at the festival.
Scores that we receive will be distributed among participants and performed during one of the week's events. we will present the work as your piece, and email you after the event to let you know where it was performed.
Scores must be sent by May 10th, 2016 for inclusion.
Send Scores to :
Keith9963@sbcglobal.net with the header "Fluxfest Score".
Questions, Concerns, Ideas ???
Please contact Keith Buchholz by Email at Keith9963@sbcglobal.net
Keith A. Buchholz
Director, Fluxus West
Here's the skinny on where you'll find it happening.
Fluxfest Chicago 2015 Schedule of Events:
Thursday, Feb 19, 4-8pm: "Kiss" reception (secret location, call 314-276-4802 Day of Event for details)
Friday, Feb 20, 12-5pm: Chicago Fluxus Day (Chicago Cultural Center)
Friday, Feb 20, 7-?pm: New York Correspondance Dinner of Chicago (Berghoff's)
Saturday, Feb 21, 7-10pm: A Flux -Evening, (6018 North)
Sunday, Feb 22, 12-5pm: Listening party, (6018 North)