ART’S BIRTHDAY is an annual event first proposed on January 17th 1963 by French Fluxus artist Robert Filliou. He suggested that 1,000,000 years ago “A man took a dry sponge and dropped it into a bucket full of water. Who that man was is not important. He is dead but art is alive.”
part of Nußbaumer´s sound transmission system (Otto Nußbaumer, Graz, Austria 1904)
today´s party at the Kulturfabrik Hainburg: with Hubsi Kramar as master of ceremonies, En aka Pal Tóth (Budapest) and Astrid Schwarz (Vienna) will contribute live mixes of incoming streams & following artists will participate: Dorit Chrysler, Klaus Filip, Die Fuchteln, Die Tiger von Eschnapur, Andrew Garton, Seppo Gründler, Bernhard Fleischmann, Volkmar Klien, Matthias Makowsky, Pia Palme, Bruno Pisek, Zsolt Sőrés and many more.
more information & webcam LIVE Audio-Stream of the party here
“be there or be square!”
“in it’s 1.000,0046th year of being, Art needs you more than ever…!”
– hear these hints as governing principles claimed tonight.
all technical objects shown here are part of the exhibition Magical Sound Machines / forgotten future #1 at the Kulturfabrik Hainburg, more about recent posts: a magical touch on sound machines & smoke signals