I would like to see the film but I am sorry to say I cannot make it to
Stuttgart next week - and this might be true maybe for others as well who
are living somehow outside of easy traveling distance to Stuttgart. Is it
possible to get access to the film without Tunafish sandwiches?
On 4/7/13 9:18 AM, "Dorothee Richter" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Flux Us Now
>Fluxus explored with a camera.
>13th of April 3-6 h with Tunafish Sandwichs after an eventscore by Alison
>What is Fluxus, who is Fluxus, when and where was Fluxus? Hardly any other
>art movement is as difficult to define. Various writers have seen this as
>the reason why the movement has not become better known or met with
>greater success on the art market. Yet this supposition itself prompts a
>number of questions: 1. Was Fluxus an ³art movement² at all? 2. Did the
>Fluxus artists actually aim for commercial success? In the light of this,
>it is not exactly surprising that Eric Andersen, one of the very first
>Fluxus artists, declared as recently as 2008 that no such thing as Fluxus
>ever existed, and that the widely diverging forms of expression that are
>now referred to as Fluxus would be more accurately characterized as
>³intermedia². There is also a lack of agreement as to which artists could
>be described as belonging to or even just associated with Fluxus.
>Consequently, ³Fluxus² whatever is meant by it on any given occasion
>is a term which provides a perfect basis for association with mythologems
>and elaborate narratives. This is all the more true in view of the fact
>that ³actions² and ephemeral objects, editions and newspapers produce
>something more complicated than the object-based art-historical trail that
>traditional artistic activity normally lays down for its interpreters.
>Chapter 1: Before Fluxus
>Chapter 2: Beginnings of Fluxus
>Chapter 3: What is Fluxus?
>Chapter 4: Who was/is Fluxus?
>Chapter 5: Authorship in Fluxus/Editions
>Chapter 6: Something Else Press
>Chapter 7: Gender and Sex in Fluxus
>Chapter 8: Mr Fluxus George Maciunas
>Chapter 9: Stars in Fluxus?
>Chapter 10: Politics and Fluxus
>Chapter 11: Gentrification
>A research based film by Dorothee Richter and Ronald Kolb
>Research by Dorothee Richter
>Art Direction by Ronald Kolb
>Editing: Ronald Kolb and Dorothee Richter
>Camera: Kurt Reinhard, Christoph Schreiber
>Photography: Christoph Schreiber and Jurek Baumann
>Music: Leo Merz, Dennis Knopf
>Postproduction and mixing: Robert Kaiser
>Editing in the studio of Künstlerhaus Stuttgart e.V.
>We are thankful to our supporters:
>Zürcher Hochschule der Künste:
>Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts Department
>of Cultural Analysis and
>Z+, Plattform für diszipinen-übergreifende Aktivitäten
>Dr. Dorothee Richter
>Head of Postgraduate Program in Curating
>Institute Cultural Studies in the Arts
>Zurich University of the Arts
>www.curating.org study program