So, where is Fluxus at the beginning of the 21st century? Well, it’s not dead. Fluxus and the Fluxus attitude are alive and well and living in a town near you. Yes really. Even George Maciuanas, who many people in the “Fluxus is dead” camp associate with Fluxus, had this to say, [Fluxus is] a…
Month: July 2006
Fluxus Is: A Top Ten List
Fluxus is a mini-encyclopedia of aesthetic alternatives Fluxus is everywhere at once Fluxus is not between “this” and “that” Fluxus is healthy Anti-Art Fluxus is a weed that will not go away Fluxus is a “sui generis” cultural form Fluxus is a late night radio broadcast of three to five stations at once Fluxus is…
Who can use the Fluxus Label?
There is no special reason that an artist today should feel entitled to apply the fluxus label to their work or to themselves. But there is no special reason that artists working today need to refrain from using the Fluxus label either. Like all labels, the Fluxus label can potentially supply information and disinformation simultaneously….
Yesterday and Today
One part of Fluxus belongs to history, but another part still thrives today. Maybe we can think of Fluxus as being like a monarchy. Monarchs come and go. Kings and Queens are crowned and die. But the monarchy lives on. Fluxus is dead. Long live Fluxus! Fluxus on Wikipedia
21st Century Fluxus
What Does Fluxus Look Like at the Dawn of the 21st Century? Before this question can be addressed, it must first be acknowledged that from the very beginnings of the Fluxus “movement” there has never been a universally accepted definition of Fluxus. There has even been reluctance to call Fluxus a movement at all, hence…
Fluxus Pills: Good for Nothing
[[image:flux-pills_copy1.jpg:Fluxus Pills: Good for Nothing, Allan Revich:center:0]] Sometimes one needs to sit back, relax a bit – and just chill out. Virtual Fluxus Pills are good for nothing, and that should be good enough to do the trick. So help yourself. Take a pill. Sit back and chill.