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The Fluxus reader

The Fluxus reader

Author: Ken Friedman
Publisher: Chicester, West Sussex ; New York : Academy Editions, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"The Fluxus Reader offers the first comprehensive overview on this challenging and controversial group. Fluxus began in the 1950s as a loose, international community of artists, architects, composers and designers. By the 1960s, Fluxus had become a laboratory of ideas and an arena for artistic experimentation in Europe, Asia and the United States. Described as 'the most radical and experimental art movement of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Performance art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fluxus reader.
Chicester, West Sussex ; New York : Academy Editions, 1998
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Friedman
ISBN: 0471978582 9780471978589
OCLC Number: 40400552
Description: x, 309 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I. Three histories : Developing a fluxable forum: Early performance & publishing / Owen Smith --
Fluxus, fluxion, flushoe: the 1970's / Simon Anderson --
Fluxus fortuna / Hannah Higgins --
Part II. Theories of Fluxus: Boredom and oblivion / Ina Blon --
Zen vaudeville: a medi(t)ation in the margins of Fluxus / David T. Doris --
Fluxus as a laboratory / Craig Saper --
Part III. Critical and historical perspectives: Fluxus history and trans-history: competing strategies for empowerment / Estera Milman --
Historical design and social purpose: a note on the relationship of Fluxus to modernism / Stephen C. Foster --
A spirit of large goals: fluxus, dada and postmodern cultural theory at two speeds --
Part IV. Three Fluxus voices : Transcript of the videotaped Interview with George Maciunas --
Selections from an interview with Billie Maciunas / Susan L. Jarosi --
Maybe Fluxus (a para-interrogative guide for the neoteric transmuter, tinder, tinker and totalist) / Larry Miller --
Part V. Two Fluxus theories : Fluxus : theory and reception / Dick Higgins --
Fluxus and company / Ken Friedman --
Part. VI--
Documents of Fluxus : Fluxus chronology : key moments and events --
A list of selected Fluxus art works and related primary source materials --
A list of selected Fluxus sources and related secondary sources.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Friedman.
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