"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


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:

THESE HANDS PRAY FOR GERONIMO, a visual poem of American Indians, by Christine A. Tarantino, published by Words of Light:

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

Christine A. Tarantino, Sign and Language Group Exhibit, Open Stal, The Netherlands.

Christine A. Tarantino series of 40,"Being Human" published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #20, Ireland.

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.

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

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
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.

"THESE HANDS" call for entries, newest project from Christine TARANTINO.

June internet art exhibit @ Christine Tarantino Collection features Antoni Miró.

"Fear No NewNew Art" artist book published by Redfoxpress, Assembling Box #19, Ireland.

"E-mail Between the Artist & Her Lover" artist book exhibited Villa Giulia, Italia. Curator Marisa Cortese.

"WHO AM I?" artist book exhibited Mostra Internazionale, Italia. Curator Virginia Milici.

"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.

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

Christine Tarantino, "NEWNEW ART Mono-Prints" published in
"Franticham's Fluxus Assembling Box Nr 18", Redfoxpress, IRELAND.

DODODADIANI featured this month in internet art exhibit at
Christine Tarantino Collection. Dododadiani internet art exhibit.

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
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.

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

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

Christine Tarantino, "PhotoBooth" work published in new book, "Photobooth Performances" by Ginny Lloyd.

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

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.

Christine Tarantino exhibited at Foundation IK New Year Celebration Exhibit "I WISH", The Netherlands, by invitation of Ko de Jonge.

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.

Christine Tarantino-Hjuler BROTKATZE Collaboration exhibited at GALERIE "Offenes Atelier D.U. Design", Austria, Barbara Rapp, Curator.


2011 Year in Review, Christine Tarantino NewNew Art News

December 2011
Christine Tarantino, "A to Zeternity, artist book" series published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #16.

November 2011
Christine Tarantino, "Wood You Rock Me @3?", video installation at Pinacoteca di Savona, Italia.(Project of Bruno Cassaglia, Italia)

October 2011
Christine Tarantino "ARTIST AIR" series published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #15.

Christine Tarantino "Tell Truth Not Secrets, 1 & 2", The Secret Exchange in Sydney, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, National Art School Sydney, Terry Reid, curator.

Christine Tarantino, George Maciunas Red Lips, Kaunas Biennial, Lithuania. http://wordsoflightart.blogspot.com/2010/09/no-287-george-maciunas-red-lips.html

September 2011
Christine Tarantino, WORDS, Fluxus/Mail Art Exhibit, Panama City Public Library, Florida, USA. MLJ Archive Collection.

NO COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL, PHAZE 2, Curator Maurizio Follin, Venice, Italy. Includes works(video performance & collage) by Christine Tarantino and others.

WRITE NOW Visual Poetry Exhibit, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Autumn 2011.

AN EXCHANGE WITH SOL LEWITT Exhibition Catalogue from show at Cabinet Magazine and MASS MOCA, includes TARANTINO Mail Art Call for SOL LEWITT, Tiziana Baracchi (Italia) contribution:

Postcards from Distant Lands, newly published book with a chapter on Bhutan, Kingdom of Happiness. Included in the chapter is the author Zeren Earls's reflections on the art exhibit curated by Rafique Sulayman in Bangladesh, as well as description of my word-collage EVOLution, which was included in this show last February in Thimpu, BHUTAN. http://fluxusa.blogspot.com/2011/09/postcards-from-distant-lands-by-zeren_27.html

August 2011
Christine Tarantino "Happy Here Now" series published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #14.

July 2011
Christine Tarantino "Word-on-a-Stick" series published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #13.

Christine Tarantino celebrates 20 years as a Mail Artist, 1991 - 2011.

June 2011
Inspired by Angela Behrendt, I have initiated a NewNew Mail Art project and invite you to create a postcard on the theme, 'Where is Ai Weiwei?'. Mail to : 'Where is Ai Weiwei?' P.O. Box 121 Wendell, MA 01379 USA. All work will be posted and documented on http://www.weiweimailart.blogspot.com/
There is no deadline, this is an ongoing project until Ai Weiwei is free. This project will continue until his three associates are also released. Please send mail art and continue to be outspoken for this and for Ai's unconditional freedom.

Post fur Otto, Tarantino participation in group mail art exhibit, Museum Obere Saline mit Bismarck in Bad Kissingen, Germany, June 1 - September 18, 2011. Catalogue:

May 2011
Christine Tarantino invited to contribute to Nothing and Insight, Jeff Crouch blog,

Christine Tarantino, RECEIPTS 2 series, red-stamped word poem on postal receipts, published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #12.

April 2011
Christine Tarantino, Bhutan Art Exhibit Review: http://berkshirefinearts.com/?page=article&article_id=2246&catID=3&category=3

TARANTINO Little Spirit, http://tarantinolittlespirit.blogspot.com/
latest blog about the true story of a Rusty Blackbird and the artist, Christine Tarantino.

2011 March
Christine Tarantino, EVOLution, visio-textual collage, 2005, exhibited at International Mother Language Day Art Exhibit, Bhutan, Feb. - March 2011. This is the first time an American artist has ever exhibited in that country, known as The Kingdom of Happiness.

Christine Tarantino, RADIANCE series, 40 mono-type prints, published by Redfoxpress, Ireland for Franticham's Assembling Box #11.

Words of Light MAIL ART blog, http://christinetarantino.blogspot.com/
resumed with posting of 'Mudhead' Reynolds Chair Peace postcard.

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