"Artworks are the virtual traces of a ceaseless process of becoming." -- Henri Focillon


"THESE HANDS" call for entries

"THESE HANDS" call for entries
Click photo to view details of newest CHRISTINE TARANTINO project.

FLUX-USA welcomes visitors from over 40 countries daily. Artists, curators, and other arts leaders who wish to contribute to this blog, please contact me. tarantinochristine@yahoo.com

CHRISTINE A. TARANTINO ART NEWS

September 2012

Christine A. Tarantino - Hjuler BROTKATZE collaborations on exhibit at FzKKe Gallery, Germany, Sept. 1 - 30, 2012. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/brotkatzen-exhibit-opens-sept-1.html

With the Blood of a Daylily - Poems & Drawings by the Homeless Poet by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:
http://wordsoflightbooks.blogspot.com/2012/08/with-blood-of-daylily-poems-drawings-by.html

THESE HANDS PRAY FOR GERONIMO, a visual poem of American Indians, by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:
http://wordsoflightbooks.blogspot.com/2012/08/these-hands-pray-for-geronimo-by.html

Christine A. Tarantino's ECDYSIS, snake skin artist book exhibited with 99 other book artists in Italy, curated by Maddalena Castegnaro. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/mirabilibrimostra-internazionale-di.html

August
Christine A. Tarantino, Sign and Language Group Exhibit, Open Stal, The Netherlands.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/08/christine-tarantino-sign-language-group.html

Christine A. Tarantino series of 40,"Being Human" published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #20, Ireland.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/08/assembling-box-20-christine-tarantino.html

RED LIPS - What is Your Version for Me? by Christine Tarantino is published by Words of Light now available in print or eBook formats. New version includes ALL 42 artists from 13 countries plus additional text and images by Christine Tarantino.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/08/new-red-lips-book-available-at-lulucom.html

August internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artist STEVE RANDOM. http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/08/steve-random-usa.html

July
WORDS OF LIGHT BOOKS, Art Publications By Contemporary Artists, new blog offering various format books published by Christine A. Tarantino. www.wordsoflightbooks.blogspot.com

Christine A. Tarantino/Words of Light publishes THE SKY EMBRACES THE GREAT WORLD by Walter Festuccia. http://www.lulu.com/shop/walter-festuccia/the-sky-embraces-the-great-world/paperback/product-20294750.html

Christine Tarantino, "Instant Person 1 & 2", self-portraits with Polaroid Camera for POLAROID MADNESS, project of Franticham, Ireland. On-line exhibit and exhibition Kassel, Germany during the DOCUMENTA 2012.http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2012/02/no-426-instant-person-1-2.html
Exhibition "INSTANT PEOPLE"250 polaroid self-portraits by 175 artists from 22 countries.11.– 23. Juli 2012 Zur Eröffnung der Ausstellung am Mittwoch, dem 11. Juli 2012 ab 19 Uhr möchten wir Sie und Ihre Freunde herzlich in denKasseler KunstvereinWerner-Hilpert-Straße 2334117 Kassel, einladen.

Christine A. TARANTINO, "Ecdysis" artist book exhibited at Villa Excelsa, Sannicola, Italia. Curator, Maddalena Castegnaro
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/06/christine-tarantino-anna-boschi-alfonso.html
Opening night: http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/07/naturalia-animalia-artist-book-exhibit.html

July internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Anna Banana, Darlene Altschul, & John Mountain.
http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/07/anna-banana-darlene-altschul-john.html

June
"THESE HANDS" call for entries, newest project from Christine TARANTINO.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/06/these-hands-newest-christine-tarantino.html

June internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Antoni Miró.
http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/06/antoni-miro.html

May
"Fear No NewNew Art" artist book published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #19, Ireland.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/05/fluxus-assembling-box-19-redfoxpress.html

"E-mail Between the Artist & Her Lover" artist book exhibited Villa Giulia, Italia. Curator Marisa Cortese.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/05/tarantino-artist-book-villa-giulia.html

"WHO AM I?" artist book exhibited Mostra Internazionale, Italia. Curator Virginia Milici.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/05/tarantino-artist-book-who-am-i-in.html

"RED LIPS of Christine Tarantino", art booklet by Bruno Chiarlone published in Italy. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/05/red-lips-of-christine-tarantino-by.html

May internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artist RYOSUKE COHEN.
http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/05/ryosuke-cohen-japan.html

April
Christine TARANTINO, "RED LIPS FOR DALAI LAMA" exhibition @ INviso, Padiglione TIBET, Associazione
Sal Viana frazione Saliana Pianello del Lario (CO)curated by Ruggero Maggi. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/04/inviso-padiglione-tibet-cura-di-ruggero.html

April internet art exhibit @ CHRISTINE TARANTINO COLLECTION features artists Daniel C. Boyer and Richard Canard. http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/04/daniel-c-boyer-richard-canard.html

March
Christine Tarantino, "NEWNEW ART Mono-Prints" published in
"Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 18", Redfoxpress, IRELAND.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2011/11/no-402-newnew-mono-print-series.html
http://www.redfoxpress.com/ass.box18.html


DODODADIANI featured this month in internet art exhibit at
Christine Tarantino Collection. Dododadiani internet art exhibit.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/03/dododadiani-christine-tarantino.html

February
RED LIPS Project: What is your version for me? Send to:
tarantinochristine@yahoo.com or RED LIPS, Box 121, Wendell, MA 01379 USA
"Sometimes I need red apple. Sometimes I need red
lips."--
Nam June Paik
Your RED LIPS art modification will yield online documentation, mailed
documentation, and potential publication. Please include a mailing address with
your submission.

Christine Tarantino, "Better Together: Harmony; Radiance; Consciousness; Evolution",
International Mother Language Day Art Exhibit, Kathmandu, NEPAL, by invitation of Rafique Sulayman, Curator.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-412-better-together-harmony-radiance.html

Christine Tarantino, "Flux-USA Gallery of Stars with Lucy Chew Intervention" http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2011/12/no-403-flux-usa-galaxy.html
exhibited in Group Show: Fluxfest Chicago 2012 (Chicago, USA) FROM THE ARCHIVE Mailart and Fluxus from the archives of Fluxus/St. Louis. Opening reception Chicago Art Institute, Joan Flasch Library.

February online art exhibits from 'The Christine Tarantino Collection' features Belgian artists Guido Vermeulen and Gerson Wenglinski. http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/2012/01/guido-vermeulen-and-gerson-wenglinski.html

January
Christine Tarantino, "RED-BERRY Series" published in "Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 17", Redfoxpress, IRELAND.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2011/05/no-377-red-berry-stained-series.html http://www.redfoxpress.com/ass.box17.html

FAX Exhibit, The DeVos Art Museum, Michigan, USA, curated by Ribas; organized by The Drawing Center and ICI, NYC. TARANTINO "I of the EYE-FAX", asemic writing series: http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-416-i-of-eye-fax.html

Wooden Postcard Exhibit, Stehekin Post Office, Stehekin, Washington, USA. Work by Christine Tarantino: http://christinetarantino.blogspot.com/2012/01/outgoing-wooden-postcards-mail-art.html
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-417-american-women-artists-as-tree.html

Christine Tarantino, "PhotoBooth" work published in new book, "Photobooth Performances" by Ginny Lloyd.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2011/07/no-379-photobooth-book-performance.html
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/photobooth-performances-by-ginny-lloyd.html

Christine Tarantino, Mail Art and Video Performance at Galleriea Terre Rare, Bologna, Italy, January 28 - February 8, 2012. Project of Maurizio Follin, Italia. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-commercial-potential-phaze-ii-show.html
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-commercial-potential-phaze-ii-show_29.htm

Christine Tarantino, RED LIPS for Dalai Lama, collage exhibited at Venice Biennial Tibet Pavilion – Palazzo delle Esposizioni Sala Nervi - Torino, project of Ruggero Maggi, Milan, Italy.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2012/01/no-409-red-lips-for-dalai-llama.html

Christine Tarantino exhibited at Foundation IK New Year Celebration Exhibit "I WISH", The Netherlands, by invitation of Ko de Jonge.
http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2011/12/no-406-ik-wens-i-wish.html

The Christine Tarantino Collection, newest Christine Tarantino art blog started on January 1, 2012. Showcasing selected works from my 20 year collection of works on paper from artists around the globe.
http://christinetarantinocollection.blogspot.com/

Christine Tarantino-Hjuler BROTKATZE Collaboration exhibited at GALERIE "Offenes Atelier D.U. Design", Austria, Barbara Rapp, Curator.
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/brotkatze-catalogue-hjuler.html
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/hjuler-brotkatze-exhibit-austria.html
http://www.offenesatelier.com/kommissar-hjulers-brotkatze-kollaborationen-1401-01022012/
http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2012/01/austrian-exhibit-tarantino-and-mamabaer.html

30.3.10

David-Baptiste Chirot @ MOCA Detroit

In Memory of Judith Hoffberg mail art call


M. Adrian MONTAGANO


Bill GRUTERS



Truman Bentley Jr.


John M. BENNETT da Halbritter


Bruno CAPATTI


ASKA 'invisible exhibition'


THEO Nelson


CHIARLONE new address


Dott. Tiziana BARACCHI


Lancillotto Bellini portrait

Networker viewed through the eyes of Claudio Romeo

27.3.10

Human, Colours, Music

International MAIL ART Exhibition in Athens

21-28 June 2010

On the occasion of the slogan “Donate a chance at life” of the Hellenic Society of Haematology, we are organizing a Mail Art exhibition in Athens, Greece and we are inviting artists from all over the world to participate and donate, with their work, the blood of life for their fellow-man.

Title: Human, Colours, Music

Technique: free.

Format: painting, drawing, print, collage, Envelopes, Postcards, Artistamps, small sculptures, ceramics (without frame or glass)

(Only original works will be accepted, photocopies or e-mails of works will not be accepted)

Size: post card (10x15 cm), ex libris, A4 (19x21 cm), 3d.

All works must be sending by post with postage stamps.

Works will not be returned, they will all be exhibited.

All proceeds will be donated to the Hellenic Society of Haematology (www.eae.gr/new/index.asp) and will be auctioned by it for its purposes.

The exhibition will be held in Syntagma Square in Athens from the 21st until the 28th of June 2010.


21-28 June is the European Week Against Leukemia and Lymphoma.

21 June is observed as World Music Day


The exhibition will also be presented in Thessaloniki on November 10th 2010 at Vellideio Cultural Centre, from the same organizers.


Artists who wish to take part in this exhibition as well should send their works until September 10th 2010. If you send your works for both exhibitions please note which one is for each exhibition.



Catalogue will be sent to everyone by the Hellenic Society of Haematology.

Online catalogue on the website:

http://human-colours-music-greekmailart.blogspot.com /



-Main Organisation:

-Hellenic Society of Haematology www.eae.gr/new/index.asp

-Under the auspices of the:

-José Carreras Friends Association of Greece-Fight against Leukemia (www.carreras-gr.blogspot.com and the

-Gina Bachauer International Music Association (www.bachauer.org)

-Exhibition coordinator - Curator: Thomai Kontou

-Special Music Consultant: Constantine P. Carambelas-Sgourdas


Deadline to be received: May 30, 2010


Works can be sent to:


Thomai Kontou

Xanthou 9,

40200 Elassona,

Greece


e-mail: thomaikontou@gmail.com


Please do not forget to note your address and e-mail.

Any artist is welcome to paint on music paper if they wish to. Examples of music paper can be found at the following website: www.dolmetsch.com/manuscriptpaper.htm

The exhibition will form part of the events presented in Athens during the annual World Music Day (June, 21).

26.3.10

Courage Awards for the Arts, Yoko Ono Lennon


The Yoko Ono Lennon 2010 Courage Awards for The Arts winners
On Sunday 28 March 2010, Yoko Ono Lennon will be presenting the 2010 Courage Awards for the Arts to

•Guerrilla Girls / Guerrilla Girls on Tour / Guerrilla Girls Broad Band
•Printed Matter Inc.
•Émile Zola.
The award for Émile Zola will be accepted by the PEN American Center’s Freedom to Write Program.
http://imaginepeace.com/archives/10507

25.3.10

New York - Week of April 15th - Events ....



(kindness of Keith A. Buchholz)

New York Events - Week of April 15th

Hey Everybody, This is an update on the week of April 15th,
as activities in New York have Expanded for the week . If you were thinking about coming up,
please try, as with most events, the more people, the better - and a chance to perform with
everyone on Friday .

1. Thursday, April 15th - Gaglione opening at Stendhal / Dada machine Fluxus performance :
Performers are : Picasso Gaglione, Darlene Dormel, Joshua Rutherford, Jessica
Feinstein, Keith Buchholz, Reed Altemus, Melissa McCarthy,Ruud Janssen, Christine Tarantino,
and Mark Bloch .
he show opens at 7pm. We will perform at 8:32 sharp.

2. Friday, April 16th - Inside / Outside Fluxfest at Printed Matter
Performers ( So Far ) are :
Reed Altemus, Picasso Gaglione, Joshua Rutherford, Melissa McCarthy, Perry Garvin, Ruud Janssen, Christine Tarantino, Darlene Dormel, Warren Fry, Jennifer Zoellner, Jessica Feinstein, Mark Bloch, Keith A. Buchholz, Olchar F. Lindsann, Tomislav Butovic, and whoever else shows up to perform .
The performance is at 6 pm with the first 30 minutes inside Printed Matter.
At 6:30 we will move outside and unroll a banner that says “ FLUXUS STREET THEATRE “
and begin the second part of the performance .
( Printed Matter will be featuring the release of our new series of Performance score pamphlets that evening ).

3. Friday Night, Following the Performance - 8pm
New York Correspondance School Dinner - at Katz’s Deli
Spread the word !!! - a classic meeting re – emerges at historic Katz’s ….
Let everybody know - It would be great to have as many folks there as
possible .

4. Saturday, April 17th Lectures at Stendhal - John Held Jr., Ruud Janssen ,
and Geert De Decker ( Stuka Fabryka ) Lecture on Mail Art, Rubber Stamp, and
Fluxus .
1 pm ( tentatively ) I’m not completely sure of the time, but We’ll know the
lineup for sure by the time we get to New York .

5. Saturday Night - Please Mr. Postman !!!! It’s Sticker Dude’s Birthday !!!
Joel Cohen (Stickerdude) hosts an evening of music and mayhem with mailartists at a coffeehouse in Brooklyn ….
Details to follow in New York !!!!!!

6. Sunday Morning - The Raid on Rutgers ……..
For those who wish to venture out on the train …..
The Post Neo Absurdists have put together an informal tour of HISTORIC FLUXUS
SITES on the Campus of RUTGERS ….. see where the FLUXMASS really
happened ……. And lots more ….
Our hosts Olchar, Warren, and Tomislav have done all the footwork - this will be fun ……

This is all I’ve got for now, I’m sure there will be more to add by the 15th …..
Looking forward to Seeing everyone, Peace, - Keith

Chirot: rubBEings "dur" pour les romans durs de simenon


Susan Hefuna at Paul Kasmin Gallery, art-agenda

(web image)

Susan Hefuna
Drawings
March 31 – May 1, 2010
Private View, March 31st, 6-8pm
Paul Kasmin Gallery
511 27th Street
New York, NY 10001

http://www.paulkasmingallery.com

artcevia mailart


(kindness of Massimo Nicotra)

new works by Habiba Akther Papia




Here are three new works by eminent Bangladeshi sculptor Habiba Akther Papia...--Rafique Sulayman

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LA MAISON DU TRACT Des caméras de surveillance où on n'a pas l'habitude d'en mettre. Des vues plongeantes et contre plongées, des zooms et des hors champs . LA MAISON DU TRACT ...
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chez le marchand du sel

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21.3.10

video

cHIROT: vISUAL pOEM--SUBLIMINAL RUBbeING OF nIEPCE'S FIRST FOTO



FOR WHAT I MEAN BY SAYING THIS IS A SUBLIMINAL NOTEBOOK RUBbeING OF NIEPCE'S FIRST FOTO (IN HISTORY) SEE
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a few new things from matt taggart/pcrv






here are a few new releases from pcrv/matt taggart. its been many years since i did a self-release cd. thought it only fitting for the upcoming tour. these are available now and forever. its an open edition. three releases of noise, music and more noise music. collage, bass improvisations, harsh noise, noise and whatever.