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Fluxus, Action Art, Anti-Art and Performativity: Tomas Schmit Retrospective – Symposium on 23 October 2021

Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart

On the occasion of the Tomas Schmit Retrospective at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) and the Kupferstichkabinett, an international symposium on the pioneer of the Fluxus movement will take place at Hamburger Bahnhof on Saturday, 23 October 2021, 1 pm.

The focus is on Schmit's work and role as a co-creator of the early Fluxus festivals, his demands for conceptual stringency, and his performative approaches. With contributions by Marius Babias, Zdenka Badovinac, Beatrice von Bismarck, Julia Friedrich, Jenny Graser, Krisztina Hunya, Dieter Mersch, Karen Moss, Alexandra Pirici, Susanne Rennert, Gerhard Rühm, Kristine Stiles.

  • Date: Saturday, 23 October 2021, 1 p.m.
  • Programme: An overview is available on the n.b.k. website.
  • Venue: Hamburger Bahnhof, Invalidenstraße 50-51, 10557 Berlin.
  • Language: German and English
  • Admission is free. Audience numbers will be limited, online booking required.
  • The 3G rule applies: participants must be vaccinated, recovered or tested.

A project by Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (n.b.k.) and Kupferstichkabinett – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin in cooperation with Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin and tomas schmit archiv, Berlin.