Sat 17.01.15
Sat 17.01.15

Art's Birthday Party



Art’s Birthday Party - Art exists 1,000,052 years! 


OKNO and Alotof organise an Art’s Birthday Party in the Gallait 80 house in Schaarbeek on Saturday 17 January from 16:00 to 20:00.


With many surprising presentations, performances and situations, meanderings, meditations, mixtures, and meanings...

For everyone who brings a present for Art: free entrance!


Banqueroute! En Route! 

"Robert Filliou started the idea in the 60s when he and George Brecht had to close down their gallery in Paris La Cédille Qui Sourit. Filliou was at that time formulating some ideas from biology as a slow process and as a form of permanent creation, which he applied to the arts. 

This was part of his 5 billion year plan turning work into play. The so called Eternal Network (La Fête Permanente) would replace the historical avant-garde. He explicitly stated that art as such would be without a centre, and only present where artists were... "


"Let's make a New Year wish and hope in 2015 there is finally the time, will, and originality to make new networks unlike the ones that exist or were ever existing. In the middle of the second decade of this century in the middle of the sea of pragmatism, maybe it is about time to start something completely new. Declare your culture ‘Banqueroute' only to get it back 'en route!'. Disappear to reappear in a network.