Anton Lukoszevieze

This installation is a homage to the Kaunas-born Lithuanian-American artist and the co-founder of the Fluxus movement, George Maciunas (1931-1978). His Music for Everyman (1961) consists of a musical score as a catalogue of possible sounds and actions.

A number of seats in the Kaunas Social Insurance Office waiting area have been installed with pressure sensitive pads. When a visitor sits on the seat, a pre-recorded sound is activated. Thus Lukoszevieze causes the general public to unintentionally perform Music For Everyman.

The location of the Social Insurance Office for this “monument” is not accidental: everyone comes here, and it is due to the perpetual stream of visitors that this monument to Maciunas exists – always, but only when there is someone there to create and perceive it at the same time.

Anton Lukoszevieze
“George Maciunas. Music for Everyman”
State Social Insurance Office, main waiting area on the left, A. Mickevičiaus g. 42, Kaunas
I and III 8.00–17.00, II and IV 8.00–18.00, V 8.00–15.45
More info: https://bienale.lt/2017/en/antonlukoszevieze-1/

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