In which are explored the matrices of text, textile, and exile through metaphor, networks, poetics, etymologies, etc., with an occasional subplot relating these elements to Iggy and the Stooges.
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Here is the image I am mailing to the Textile-themed Fluxus Exhibit at the Kaunas (Kovno) Biennial in honor of George Maciunas.
For the occasion, I'm calling it FLAX/FLUX.
Here's the CFW, in case anyone else is interested:
A message to all members of OPEN Fluxus
.A CALL FOR MAIL ART WORKS : TEXTILE 11 / KAUNAS BIENNIAL , LITHUANIA
“ GEORGE MACIUNAS AND BEYOND : FLUXUS NEVER STOPS “
In conjunction with the Kaunas Biennial, I have been asked to curate an exhibition relating to the history and current activities of FLUXUS artists and affiliates. As part of the exhibition, I am putting out a call for work to the mail art community. As the Biennial is Fiber / Textile oriented, keep this in mind when you are creating work to send ... The concept for the show is as broad as you can make it. Postcards, Artist stamps, Visual Poetry,Boxes, Objects, Zine Work, Stickers, Anything ......
The show’s title “GEORGE MACIUNAS AND BEYOND : FLUXUS NEVER STOPS” relates in part to an homage of George in his hometown, Kaunas, and a celebration of his “local hero” status, as well as an exposure of continuity in the FLUXUS community . Pease include your Name and contact info on back. Documentation to all .
DEADLINE FOR SENDING WORKS IS JUNE 31ST, 2011
SHIP TO :
KAUNAS BIENNIAL / FLUXUS
c/o Keith A. Buchholz / curator
St. Louis, Mo. 63118
Visit OPEN Fluxus at: http://www.openfluxus.org/?xg_source=msg_mes_network
Posted by hyperpoesia at 2:41 PM