Monday, February 7, 2011

Premiere of Magic Mushrooms at Museum of Contemporary Art

FluxFest Chicago
Feb 15 - 20, 2011
MCA Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art

Keith A. Buchholz, Picasso Gaglione, and Fluxus Artists: FLUXFEST
February 15-20: Tues, 12:31 pm and 6:35 pm; Wed 12:03 pm; Thurs 12:15-3:15 pm; Fri 12:36 pm; Sat 12:34 pm; Sun 12:33 pm
This exploration of Fluxus activity includes contemporary re-interpretations of classic Fluxus scores and actions; new Fluxus performances by Fluxus artists; and a presentation of the Postal Art Network. Performers include the Chicago Fluxus Ensemble and invited Fluxus artists.

World Premiere of Magic Mushrooms at FluxFest Chicago
Feb 17, 2011
special show Thursday at 12:15pm
MCA Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art

Andrew Oleksiuk will perform a new work entitled Magic Mushrooms, a live mixed-reality story of digital transformation filled with faeries, mail art and rubber clowns. A lighthearted 3D homage to Fluxus and Gutai, Magic Mushrooms features a virtual replica of Atsuko Tanaka's Electric Dress (1956), with music by K. Paul Boyev and William Harper.

!! Six Big Days of Events !! connected with Fluxus: classic Fluxus performances, new twists on Fluxus themed works, and analog and digital intermedia highlight the FluxFest Chicago as part of Without You I'm Nothing: Interactions series at the Museum of Contemporary Art. FluxFest Chicago runs from Tuesday February 15th to Sunday February 20th, 2011.

MCA: http://www.mcachicago.org/programs/event_detail.php?id=570
Chicago: http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/things_see_do/event_landing/events/tourism/keith_a__buchholz.html
Complete Chicago FluxFest schedule: http://fluxusstlouis.blogspot.com/2010/12/fluxfest-chicago.html
Oleksiuk Weblog: http://andrewoleksiuk.blogspot.com/