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Fluxfilm Anthology (1962-1970)


  1. Nam June Paik - Zen For Film (1962-64)
  2. Dick Higgins - Invocation of Canyons and Boulders (for Stan Brakhage) (1966)
  3. George Maciunas - End After 9 (1966)
  4. Chieko Shiomi - Disappearing Music for Face (1966)
  5. John Cavanaugh - Blink (1966)
  6. James Riddle- 9 Minutes (1966)
  7. George Maciunas - 10 feet (1966)
  8. George Maciunas - 1000 Frames (1966)
  9. Yoko Ono - Eye Blink (1966)
  10. George Brecht - Entrance to Exit (1965)
  11. Robert Watts - Trace #22 (1965)
  12. Robert Watts - Trace #23 (1965)
  13. Robert Watts - Trace #24 (1965)
  14. Yoko Ono - One (1965)
  15. Yoko Ono - Eye Blink (1967)
  16. Yoko Ono - Four (1967)
  17. Pieter Vanderbeck - Five O'Clock in the Morning (1967)
  18. Joe Jones - Smoking (1966)
  19. Erik Andersen - Opus 74, Version 2 (1966)
  20. George Maciunas - Artype (1966)
  21. Jeff Perkins - Shout (1966)
  22. Wolf Vostell - Sun in Your Head (Television Decollage)(1963)
  23. Albert Fine - Readymade (1966)
  24. George Landow - The Evil Faerie (1966)
  25. Paul Sharits - Sears Catalogue 1-3 (1965)
  26. Paul Sharits - Dots 1 & 2 (1965)
  27. Paul Sharits - Wrist Trick (1965)
  28. Paul Sharits - Unrolling Event (1965)
  29. Paul Sharits - Word Movie (1966)
  30. Albert Fine - Dance (1966)
  31. John Cale - Police Car (1966)
  32. Peter Kennedy; Mike Parr - Fluxfilm No. 36 (1970)
  33. Peter Kennedy; Mike Parr - Fluxfilm No. 37 (1970)
  34. Ben Vautier - Je ne vois rien Je n'entends rien Je ne dis rien (1966)
  35. Ben Vautier - La traversée du port de Nice á la nage (1963)
  36. Ben Vautier - Faire un effort (1969)
  37. Ben Vautier - Regardez moi cela suffit (1962)


1962-1970, b&w and color, sound

Dating from the sixties and compiled by George Maciunas (1931-1978, founder of Fluxus), Fluxfilm Anthology is a document consisting of 37 short films ranging from 10 seconds to 10 minutes in length. These films (some of which were meant to be screened as continuous loops) were shown as part of the events and happenings of the New York avant-garde. Made by the artists ranging from Nam June Paik and Wolf Vostell to Yoko Ono, they celebrate the ephemeral humor of the Fluxus movement.

Fluxus' interdisciplinary aesthetic brings together influences as diverse as Zen, science, and daily life and puts them to poetic use. Initially received as little more than an international network of pranksters, the playful artists of Fluxus were, and remain, a network of radical visionaries who sought to reconcile art with life.


RESOURCES:

This UbuWeb resource is presented in partnership with Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI). This title is available for exhibitions, screenings, and institutional use through EAI, NY. Please visit the EAI Online Catalogue for further information about this artist and work. The EAI site offers extensive resources for curators, students, artists and educators, including: an in-depth guide to exhibiting, collecting, and preserving media art; A Kinetic History: The EAI Archives Online, a collection of essays, primary documents, and media charting EAI's 40-year history and the early years of the emergent video art scene; and expanded contextual and educational materials.

Direct Link: Fluxfilm on EAI.

UbuWeb would like to express our gratitude to Ken Friedman for granting us the permission to host these films.

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