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ART STRIKE BIENNIAL ACTIVITIES. DEMONSTRATION Print
Written by STASAC   
Friday, 28 August 2009 19:37

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWJfATfW5W8

August 20th, 2009. Officially legitimed political manifestation against art and all forms of “serious culture” and particular focus on hopelessness of cukltural; traditions such as EU initiated sequences of European Cultural capitals what this year was given to Lithuanian capital city Vilnius. The strikers were giving a note to the world to boycott all the upcoming “cultural capitals”. Biennial was turned into collective action annihilating artistic ego: no show(wo)mens, no spectators, no “professional” critics – all are participants. The art strike is not just distancing from the art making or its consuming – that is a form of highly conscious activism and any documented form of their action cannot be considered as anything valuable so far it was done by lower conscious operators too much dependent from attraction towards the visuality.