FLUXUS EXPERIENCE HANNAH HIGGINS PDF

In her book Fluxus Experience Hannah Higgins persuasively demonstrates that Fluxkit and Event, those paradigmatic Fluxus art forms, effectively establish this. Hannah Higgins: FLUXUS EXPERIENCE. Unuversity of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles (book review). Hannah Higgins, the daughter of . “Hannah Higgins’s book “Fluxus Experience is a wonderful and much needed addition to the literature on Fluxus. Both insightful and provocative, her work offers.

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Early on, art critics recognized the importance of the spatial and geographical dimensions of this art movement that spanned from Japan to Czechoslovakia and from Germany to California, but rarely did anyone higglns any attention to its temporal dimension.

Some essays and texts were published on fxperience occasionally, Owen F. This book is so good I almost considered creating a new shelf for it called “giant u-haul of awesome.

Hannah Higgins: FLUXUS EXPERIENCE (book review)

Books Digital Products Journals. Thus it is difficult to form a notion of Fluxus as it requires thinking about art in a way that forgoes the traditional categories of art history. There is no reason it should remain limited to the Fluxus-related art of the ’60s. She does so by moving out from the art itself in what she describes as a series of concentric circles: Huffa rated it liked it May 07, Higgins describes the experience of Fluxus for viewers, even experiences resembling sensory assaults, as affirming transactions between self and world.

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Higgins examines these two set-ups to bring to life the Fluxus experience but instead of offering a string of interpretations of individual works, which can easily lead one astray, she is concerned with the mechanics of experience within the movement. Fluxus and the Laboratory of Ideas. Reviews “Higgins bravely argues for the experiential, life-affirming qualities of Fluxus, combining theory and practice in a most sophisticated, engaging, and refreshing manner.

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For instance, her notion of “experience” is not based on the once fashionable Teaching and Learning as Art Forms: Two formats are unique to Fluxus: Acknowledgments Preface Introduction I. This book is essential for anyone interested in Fluxus, particularly anyone who wants to understand its cognitive and phenomenological bases. Friedman – – Theory, Culture and Society 29 In her book Fluxus Experience Hannah Higgins persuasively demonstrates that Fluxkit and Event, those paradigmatic Fluxus art forms, effectively establish this relation between artwork and its beholder.

Stacy rated it really liked it Aug 08, Lynn Harris rated it really liked it Jan 31, Hannah Higgins starts from what she calls the experiential nature of Fluxus, its life-affirming quality. Return to Book Page. Higgins examines these two setups to bring to life the Fluxus experience, how it works, and how and why it’s important.

David Tohir rated it liked it Feb 06, This ahistoricity is not the “murmur” against which Foucault so vigorously and rightfully argued. She does so by moving out from the art itself in what she describes as a series of concentric circles: Marjorie Perloff – Hannah Higgins takes upon herself the unenviable task of reconsidering the entire Fluxus project.

Higgins describes the experience of Fluxus for viewers, even experiences resembling sensory assaults, as affirming transactions between self and world. And roughly the years match up with mine.

Jeremy Bailey rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Sofia rated it it was amazing Mar 26, She situates Fluxus in the context of American art history as well as hnnah art practices, while exploring sense-related theory in enticing accounts of her own observations of and participation in Fluxus works. Following one of Fluxus’s central attitudes, it sees art as a part of life. This entry has no external links.

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Fluxus Experience

Elizabeth rated it really liked it Jun 04, Mike Russell rated it it was amazing Mar 06, Daring, disparate, contentious—Fluxus artists worked with minimal and prosaic materials now familiar in post-World War II art. Paperbackpages. The notions such as “experience” or “attitude” bring out the importance of the undocumented and the undocumentable in art.

American Culture in the s Martin Halliwell No preview available – Jazzy rated it really liked it Oct 20, She received her B. Although it was commonly associated with political and cultural activism in the s, Fluxus struggled against being pigeonholed in these too-prescriptive and narrow terms. Higgins examines these two setups to bring to life the Fluxus experience, how it works, and how and why it’s important.

Sign in Create an account. It is related to the very nature of the artistic process which, on a certain level, can be understood and transmitted only through experience.

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Higgins is married to Joe Reinstein, Head of Surrogates for the Obama presidential campaign, and has two children: Both insightful and expeeience, her work offers a thorough consideration of the development and reception of Fluxus from the late s through the early s. Smith’s idea of the “non-hierarchical density of experience” evoked by Fluxus art Smith