31st July 2020

Fluxus and Wishbone

Over Lockdown, we’ve been experimenting with working together over Zoom and using an artistic process  that is new to us. Prompted by Juliet Prague, performer, director and coach, we tried out the Fluxus method, giving each other instruction sets to perform. As per the method, we didnt rehearse them in advance.  Eventually we were performing our individual sets simultaneously on Zoom and recording them.

Its a departure from our normal way of working, and so is the output!

Here’s an excerpt from an early one as a taster

Here’s number 2, a different set of instructions :

Here’s number 3, again different set of instructions:

For more on the Fluxus movement, check out:

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-fluxus-movement-art-museums-galleries

https://www.tate.org.uk/art/art-terms/f/fluxus

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluxus

https://www.thing.net/~grist/ld/fluxusworkbook.pdf