Milan Knížák

Milan Knížák (b. 1940, Pilsen, Czechoslovakia) is a performance artist, sculptor, musician, installation artist, and art theorist who was given the title “Director of Fluxus East” by George Maciunas. As a member of Fluxus, Knížák created happenings, ceremonies, and installations on the streets of Prague in the 1960s and 1970s. He organizd the first Fluxus concert in Prague, where he appeared with other Fluxus artists including Ben Vautier and Alison Knowles.

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Liutauras Psibilskis, Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. and Sissel Kardel
On Blindness and Ginger Island
  • Fri. Nov 4, 1:00 pm
Take a class with Ginger Island Project curator Liutauras Psibilskis and artists Michael David Quattlebaum Jr. and Sissel Kardel, on the topic of blindness and the experience of the Fluxus travelers on Ginger Island.
Liutauras Psibilskis and guests
On Blindness (and Ginger Island)
Liutauras Psibilskis and guests will explore blindness and its relation to the Ginger Island Project. $10 / 8 Student
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Films by Jonas Mekas and Milan Knizák
The Ginger Island Project / Storefront for Art and Architecture
  • Fri. Nov 11, 11:00 am
A remix night about the utopian Fluxus artist community that George Maciunas initiated in the early 1970s. Free
Amy Granat, Sissel Kardel, Milan Knizák, George Maciunas, Jonas Mekas, Lisa Oppenheim & Michael David Quattlebaum Jr.
The Ginger Island Project / Emily Harvey Foundation / Opening Reception
  • Sat. Nov 12, 5:00 pm
An exhibition about the utopian Fluxus artist community that George Maciunas initiated in the early 1970s. Free
The Ginger Island Project / Storefront for Art and Architecture / Closing Reception
Films by Jonas Mekas & Milan Knizák
  • Sun. Nov 13, 6:00 pm
A remix night about the utopian Fluxus artist community that George Maciunas initiated in the early 1970s. Free
Fluxus Weekend
Various
  • 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.