Is Fluxus still relevant in 2016? Let me make it easy for you dear reader. The (short) answer to this question is an unequivocal, “YES!“ If you’re still reading, I’ll assume that you have some interest in knowing why Fluxus, a “movement” from the early 1960s remains relevant (and dare I say important?) in the …
It’s ON Folks!
May 26th through 29th
A series of events will happen in Chicago,
as well as a Mailart show, Live Art, Score performances, a salute to the 100th anniversary of DADA, and more.
Details and Festival Poster to follow soon. In the meantime, mark your calendars, book your hotel, and reserve your flight.
It’s gonna be FABULOUS!
Our favorite contemporary German Fluxus artists, Kommissar Hjuler and Mama Bär have done it again. They’ve just released LP Album number 299 in their Psych.KG series. Number 299 is especially special to me, because I’m included on it! http://www.discogs.com/Various-FLUXUS/release/7880021 Hjuler Image Festival (Google Result)
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 …
Jackson Mac Low (September 12, 1922 – December 8, 2004), an early affiliate of the original group of Fluxus artists that surrounded George Maciunas, held distinction as being the first “poet of Fluxus”. While many Fluxus artists incorporated (and incorporate) text and visual poetry into the work, Mac Low was the first whose primary creative output was …
It seems as though nearly everyone I meet, who isn’t “into” Fluxus, doesn’t know much about Fluxus. I.E/ They’ve never heard of it! I’ve come up with these four commonalities that encompasses most Fluxus work , and most of the Fluxus Philosophy. Fluxus is an attitude. It is not a movement or a style.[84 Fluxus …
Forty Years of Fluxus By Ken Friedman Publishing history: This article is published as: Friedman, Ken. 2002. “Cuarenta Anos de Fluxus.” Fluxus y Fluxfilms,1962-2002. Berta Sichel, editor, in collaboration with Peter Frank. Madrid: Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, 41-83. Copyright © Ken Friedman 2002. All rights reserved This text may be quoted and …
The Digital Salon family of web sites has been consolidated into a single site, here at http://www.DigitalSalon.com
The old Digitalsalon.com site is now retired, and my own work now resides on sub-pages of the Digital Salon Fluxus Blog.
I hope that you take the time to click through the menu links.
Allan Revich, M.Ed.
Artist and musician, La Monte Young, has been to avant garde music what Ray Johnson was to Mail Art. He was influenced by John Cage, but went on to create his own highly influential oeuvre. When he wrote Trio for Strings, he was still a starving artist eating mustard sandwiches to survive. According to Young [he] “bought …
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!