from ´92] [publications from ´92] [magyar]
- THE YEAR OF CHANCE IN ARTPOOL
the last year of the 20th century, interpreted as the zero-year of the
21st century is suitable to be the YEAR of the CHANCE
project of Artpool Art Research Center, for it "zeros" what has
happened so far, and thus attempts to generate, out of the chances,
a "self-assembling" refurbishment
and approaches the IMPOSSIBLE (2001). [call]
the 1000037th Anniversaire de l´Art (Art´s Birthday)
updated our FILLIOU
FILLIOU proclaimed Jan.17 (his Birthday) to be Art´s Anniversary.
This arbitrary and revendicative act projected a utopic desire for worldwide
official proclamation of AA by political powers in the spirit of La
Fête permanente and recognition of artist work and implication.
People and groups gather each year celebrating and promoting AA and
activate for its political officialisation.
birthday parties at: http://www.front.bc.ca/
March, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
Budapest Spring Festival
monks were arguing about a flag.
One said, "The flag is moving."
The other said, "The wind is moving."
The sixth patriarch happened to pass by.
He said, "Not the wind, not the flag; mind is moving." (Mu-Mon)
screening of Fluxus videos is accompanying the show (list
of videos - in Hungarian)
April, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
Hungary in 1984
of the exhibition opened 16 years ago,on 27 January 1984, Young Artists'
Club, Budapest, with works by 46 Hungarian and 58 foreign artists from
18 countries, and banned on the spot by the authorities, for
so called "professional" reasons. (Catalog
published in 1989).
follows the secret police reports made about the exhibition with detailed
description of the "dangerous" artworks found recently at the History
May, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
Money after Money Money by Artists
international exhibition accompanied with videos about "different
Robert Watts the American fluxus artist drew his Dollar
Bill in 1962 which then became an important piece in the history
of artists´ money.
The ironic gesture through which the money became a new art medium was
followed by many artists... [invitation]
June, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
30 years ago
Chapel Exhibitions at Balatonboglár (1970-1973)
and video documents [invitation]
Chapel Studio was organized and ran by György Galántai between 1970
and 1973 at Balatonboglár. Altogether 35 exhibitions, concerts,
poetry recitals, theatrical performances, and film showings were held
in those 4 years, featuring the best of Hungary´s (undesirable)
avant-garde artists, and guest artists from abroad. Some highlights:
1972: the first exhibition of conceptual art in Hungary; Avant-Garde
Festival (which had been banned in Budapest); István Haraszty´s
kinetic statues (banned in Budapest); 1972-73: performances by the banned
Kassák Theater; 1973: the first exhibition of visual poetry in
Hungarian readers see the History
of the Balatonboglar Chapel exhibitions
August - 24 September, 2000 - Műcsarnok
Model - Intermedia - New Image Genres - Interactive Techniques
Presentation of Artpool
publications from the 90s
and the "Chance diary".
of the Budapest
October, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
and an interactive exhibition of the network
projects of the last twenty years. In the co-operative artworks
produced by more artists chance
has a great part. [invitation]
event at the Ede day festival
14 October, 2000 - 12 a.m.
and walker concert [invitation]
October, 2000 - Almássy tér
in the framework of "Kis
utazás", festival of the 70s and 80s
TTT collection from the Artpool
of posters, publications and documents of the Ministry of Home Affairs [invitation]
2000 - 31 January, 2001
GÉPPEL / TYPE WRITER
publications and tools, documents of the Ministry of Home Affairs from
the 1980s are exhibited on the "Exhibition on Samizdat Publications"
of Open Society Archives.
December, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
Closing event of the year
exhibition of chance works of Hungarian artists and quanta
sent for the CHANCE FUTURE
network project of Artpool.
This is a world full of molecules, photons, protons, quarks and shooting
electrons. A world where space shrivels so much that in the end it fuses
with time. These systems are ruled by chance,
future is not certainly, exactly determined by the present. [invitation]
excerpts from the chance opera "Nice Air" by Kristóf Wéber,
performed by Zsuzsanna Fülöp.
December, 2000 - Artpool P60 art space
meeting by chance
main topic of the meeting is coexistence of possible and impossible...
is it possible that this event, as an evolutioanary chance, becomes
the starting point of THE YEAR OF IMPOSSIBLE (2001)...? [invitation]
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