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Fluxus Balance / Shiomi, Mieko, editor; Albrecht d; Alocco M; Andersen E; Ay-O; Berger M; Berner J; Block R; Brecht G; Brown J; Chiari G; Christiansen H; Conz F; Corner P; Donguy J; Dupuy J; Feelish W; Ferrer E; Frank P; Friedman K; Groh K; Hapgood S; Hendricks G; Hendricks J; Higgins D; Hompson DD; Hutchins A; Klintberg B; Knizak M; Knowles A; Kosugi T; Kozlowski J; Lauf C; Lucier A; Mallander J; Mayor D; Miller L; Moore B; Moore P; Oliveros P; Patterson B; Phillpot C; deRidder W; Ruhe H; Saito T; Schneemann C; Serge III; Sharits P; Shiomi M; Silverman G; Simonetti GE; Spoerri D; Tot E; Ben., 1993

Identifier: CC-44683-46848

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Scope and Contents

Fluxus Balance was organized by Mieko Shiomi who sent out the following invitation: "Write down in one of the squares on the Balance what you want to balance with something which another person wants to balance. It can be either an object/s or a concept, indicating or not indicating its weight. 68 responded including Ay-O, Eric Anderson, George Brecht, Jean Brown, Philip Corner, Jean Dupuy, Esther Ferrer, Ken Friedman, Jon Hendrics, Dick Higgins, Milan Knizak, Alvin Lucier, Ben Patterson, Daniel Spoerri, Ben Vautier and Endre Tot among others. This editition comes with printed balance, 68 returned cards and weights for adjusting the balance. All are housed in an embossed cardboard portfolio. The edition consisted of 700 numbered copies but this copy is unnumbered and labeled "sample' on back cover of folder. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1993



0 See container summary (1 card set + 68 cards (offset) + envelope (plastic, label) + envelope contents (3 washers, string) + sheet (offset) + print (offset, collaged, cloth strip) in folder (papercard, embossed)) ; cards 6 x 10 cm + print 23 x 32 cm, in folder 33 x 24 x 2 cm

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

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Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Osaka, Japan : Mieko Shiomi. Nationality of creator: Japanese. General: Added by: MARVIN; updated by: MARVIN.

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Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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