• Artists,  Event Notice,  Fluxus,  Fluxus History

    Dear George… Love Charlotte: February 10, Block Museum of Art

    Some Fluxus artists picketed the festival in 1964, others performed in it—a number did both. Lecture Demonstration: Dear George…Love, Charlotte: Fluxus in the Annual Avant Garde Festivals Wednesday, February 10, 6:00pm Block Museum “Dear George… Love Charlotte” will illuminate parts of a social and aesthetic network that connected Charlotte Moorman and the Annual Avant Garde Festivals to Fluxus, despite the protestations of Fluxus’ major-domo, George Maciunas. Originating Fluxus artists such as Alison Knowles, Dick Higgins and Jackson Mac Low were regular participants; Yoko Ono, Emmett Williams and George Brecht were represented in performance. Some Fluxus artists picketed the festival in 1964, others performed in it—a number did both. This international…

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    Picasso Gaglione: The Art of the Flux Box @mobius

    Thu Jun 04, 2015 – Mon Jun 08, 2015 Fluxus artist Picasso Gaglione will present an exhibition of his flux box sets which  he is generously donating for sale to benefit mobius.  Each box comprises all aspects of his artwork: rubber stamps, artist stamps, book design, communication and construction but are never formulaic or repetitious. They are treasure boxes of art secrets revealed.   Exhibition: June 4-7 (gallery hours tbd) Monday June 8th: 6-8pm :: exhibition 7:32pm :: Performance: Domel – Gaglione Post-performance :: all invited to flux dinner (going dutch at nearby restaurant NOTE: All Fluxus performance artists are welcome to perform at this venue on June 8th!

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    Fluxfest Chicago: Begins Tomorrow!

    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)

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    Fluxfest Chicago 2015

    Dates are now confirmed for this year’s annual Chicago Fluxfest. Thursday, February 19 through Sunday, February 22. Nearby Hotels include (in order of price in CDN$) The Congress The Blake Palmer House Hilton The Burnham The Silversmith The poster and more details will be posted as soon as they become available.

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    FLUXFEST CHICAGO – FEB 21 -24 – IT’S HAPPENING!

    IT’S HAPPENING FLUXFEST CHICAGO FEB 21 -24 Feb 21 – Thurs evening Mail Art Exhibit School of the Art Institute Library Wabash Ave Feb 22 -Friday Performances @ The Defibulator 12-5 Feb 23 Saturday Chicago Cultural Center Michigan Ave between Washington & Randolph St Performances Mail Art 0- Film Fest 12-5 6PM Dinner at The Berghoff Feb 24 Sunday 6018 Gallery 6018 N Kenmore Mail Art Exhibit and Final Get together Start making your plans for the works you want to perform notify your friends and family and enemies FLUXFEST CHICAGO IS HAPPENING!!!

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    Twelve12project

    Twelve12project To occur simultaneously worldwide at 12/12/12/12/12  (12:12 PM on December 12, 2012) The goal is to get as many people on the planet as possible to create something for one minute at the same time – on 12 December 2012 at 12:12 (12/12/12/12/12)! To allow for some flexibility for more people to participate, your minute of creation can be in the am (00:12) or pm (12:12), but let’s make it be Eastern Time Zone – a New York Minute (GMT – 5 Hours) so we are all creating at the same two minutes on earth. Draw something, write a song, improvise a piece of music, take a picture (or many pictures), write a poem,…

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    Call for ReSite Submissions, get in the next issue!

    ReSite is an assembling publication where pages have an element of audience participation or interaction. ReSite is part of the tradition of Fluxus editions where anyone can perform a Fluxus action or score. In addition to this performance-based approach, ReSite taps into the rich tradition of the avant-garde with contributions of manifestos and documentation of art actions. Send 40 copies size 21cm x14.8cm (A5). Please leave 2cms on the left hand side for binding. Works can be double sided and can be more than one page. Copies should be flat and landscape format. Pages will be wire-bound. ReSite is an on going project. Each issue holds 20 contributions. Copy sent…

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    Seventh Annual NY Art Book Fair

    Printed Matter presents the seventh annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 28 to 30, at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, Queens. A preview will be held on the evening of Thursday, September 27. http://nyartbookfair.com/about Over 15,000 artists, book buyers, collectors, dealers, curators, independent publishers, and other enthusiasts attended the NY Art Book Fair in 2011. Hours and Location The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public. Preview: Thursday, September 27, 6–9 pm Friday, September 28, 12 pm–7 pm Saturday, September 29, 11 am–9 pm Sunday, September 30, 11 am–7 pm MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue Long Island City, NY (map)

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    At MoMA: Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration

    With the hype surrounding the Cindy Sherman blockbuster retrospective on the 6th floor, which critics have almost unanimously praised, I was surprised to find that the most invigorating, exciting and generally mind-blowing exhibition at MoMA right now is Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, a small drawing show on the third floor. Proving the continued importance and relevance of Surrealist art, Exquisite Corpses demonstrates that exhibitions do not have to be the biggest or display the hottest contemporary artist to be invigorating. These works easily delve into important artistic issues about the representation of not only the human figure but also the thoughts, emotions, sexuality and experiences contained within it. The exquisite corpse drawings…

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    Fluxfest Chicago 2012 – Poster and Schedule

      FLUXFEST CHICAGO 2012 February 9th – 12th, 2012 Feb 9th 5:00pm – 7:30pm FROM THE ARCHIVE Mailart and Fluxus from the archives of Fluxus/St. Louis. Opening reception Chicago Art Institute, Joan Flasch Artists Book Collection. 37 S. Wabash, 5th Floor. Feb 10th 2:00pm – 5pm FLUX IT YOURSELF Scores and Performances by Contemporary Fluxus. Publication Exposition and live performances Coordinated by Fluxpress. Columbia College Center For Book and Paper Arts ,1104 S. Wabash Av. Feb 10th 6:00pm Flux Dinner The Artist’s Cafe, 412 S. Michigan Av. Feb 11th 11:00am-5:00pm Fluxus Day at the Chicago Cultural Center Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., 2nd Floor. Feb 11th 11:00am –…

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