The Maya Stendhal Gallery (New York) has opened its exhibition George Maciunas 1953 - 1978: Charts, Diagrams, Films, Documents and Atlases, dedicated to the work and life of the leader of the Fluxus movement. The works to be exhibited are Atlas of Russian History, Prehistoric Chinese Art (Shang and Chou Dynasties), European and Siberian Art of Migration, Biography Chronicling Activity between 1939-1978, and Diagram of Historical Development of Fluxus (incomplete). The exhibition will close next October 28th.
In time with the beggining to this exposition about his friend and countryman, Jonas Mekas has published in his web an excerpt of his film Zefiro Torna: Scenes from the Life of George Maciunas.
At the MoMA (New York) and until tomorrow September 30th, there is a Su Friedrich retrospective. The event, aptly called The personal films of Su Friedrich, will center in her mid-career films, with titles such as Hide and seek (1996), The ties that bind (1984), Sink or swim (1990), The odds of recovery (2002) or her new film Seeing red (2005).
Su Friedrich has seen this year 13 of her films remastered and edited in a 5 DVD edition by Outcast Films. Seeing Red has also been released as a separate DVD.
Finally, Index, the Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation hosts an exhibition featuring the work of Harun Farocki. The exhibition, that will close next November 5th, will center on the film Videogramme einer Revolution, and offers a DVD library with 12 of Farocki's works.