GEORGE MACIUNAS AND BEYOND – FLUXUS NEVER STOPS
Curator: Keith A. Buchholz. Local producer: Vėjūnė Sudarytė. Initiator: Ed Carroll.
As part of the USA Government’s culture week in Lithuania, Kaunas Biennial marks the 50th anniversary of the 1st Happenings of George Maciunas in New York. A group of 220 contemporary Fluxus artists mark his unique contribution to contemporary art practice. Location: Kaunas City Trolleybus with performances by Leard Reed Altemus III, Melissa Rose McCarthy and Mary Campbell (USA).
Premiere of the movie “Re: Maciunas and FLUXUS” (dir. J. Mekas) will be shown.
October 19, 12:00
1. Kaunas Castle premises: The procession leaves Kaunas Castle premises and is headed to S. Daukantas bus stop in K. Donelaičio street.
2. K. Donelaicio street, S. Daukantas bus and trolleybus stop: opening ceremony, Reed ALtemus, Mary Campbell, Melissa McCarthy performances. The Fluxus Trolleybus with more than 200 artworks and DIY fluxus kit for the visitors is released to Kaunas transport networks.
The Fluxus Trolleybus is working in Kaunas public transport network.
October 22 – 23, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
M. Žilinskas Art Gallery premises (Nepriklausomybės sq. 12)
The Fluxus Trolleybus gallery is placed in Nepriklausomybės square and open for all visitors to come.
October 24 – 26
The Fluxus Trolleybus gallery is back on the road in Kaunas public transport network.