Alison Knowles in collaboration with Jessica Higgins and Joshua Selman

New York-based artist Alison Knowles (b. 1933, New York) is a founding member of Fluxus and performed with the group throughout the 1960s in Europe, Asia, and the United States. Major exhibitions include The Museum of Modern Art/P.S. 1, New York (2011, 1988, 1987, 1984, 1979); Guggenheim Museum, New York (2009, 1994, 1993); Tate Modern, London (2008); Getty Foundation, Los Angeles (2007); Musée des Moulages, Lyon (2007); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2005); Ludwig Museum, Budapest (2005); Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, New York (1997, 1990); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1993, 1980); and the New Museum, New York (1992).

New York and Massachusetts-based Jessica Higgins is the daughter of Fluxus Founders Dick Higgins and Alison Knowles. Her work is primarily conceptual inter-media using action, dance, installation and visuals. Major exhibitions include Scandinavia House, New York (2010); Ryerson Theater, Toronto (2010); Emily Harvey Gallery, New York (2010, 1999); Lance Fung Gallery, New York (2002,1998); and J+J Donguy Gallery, Paris (1997).

New York-based artist Joshua Selman primarily creates sound sculptures for radio broadcast and conceptual objects for record distribution. Major exhibitions include Bowery Poetry Club, New York (2010); Judson Church, New York (2009); Whitebox, New York (2008); Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York (2008); James Cohan Gallery, New York (2007); Cabaret Voltaire, Poughkeepsie (2006, 2004); Lance Fung Gallery, New York (1999); Whitney Museum, New York (1999); and Emily Harvey Gallery, New York (1994).

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Alison Knowles in collaboration with Jessica Higgins and Joshua Selman
Beans All Day
  • Sat. Nov 12, 12:00 pm
The founding member of Fluxus cooks and serves “beans all day” to audiences and passersby amid an installation of her sculptural 'bean turners'. Free
Fluxus Weekend
  • Fri. Nov 11, 10:00 am
  • Sat. Nov 12, 10:00 am
  • Sun. Nov 13, 10:00 am
In the spirit of Fluxus, Performa will produce an intensive 52-hour program across New York City, collaborating with members of the Performa Consortium.