International curator speaking at City Gallery
International curator speaking at City Gallery, Fri 1 Dec.
Internationally respected curator René Block will give a lecture and video presentation - Fluxus Music - The Everyday Event - at the City Cinema, City Gallery Wellington on Friday 1 December, at 6pm.
Mr Block is perhaps best known in New Zealand as the curator of Toi Toi Toi - Three Generations of New Zealand Artists, which was shown at the Museum Fridericianum, Kassel (of which he is Director) before being toured to the Auckland Art Gallery in May 1999. 'Fluxus' was an experimental art phenomenon with origins in Germany. Key figures involved included John Cage, Joseph Beuys and Nam June Paik.
The lecture is approximately 90 minutes. Entry: 'first come, first admitted'. For more information, Mr Block's CV, interview opportunities, please call Anne: Anne Irving Publicist T: 04 801 3959 F: 04 801 3950 Parihaka - The Art of Passive Resistance 26 August - 19 January 2001 Admission Free Check out: http://www.parihaka.city-gallery.org.nz