"Ay-O's Venice Exhibition, Dedicated to Emily Harvey - Object Mandala Floor Pieces with Words"
Press Release (pdf)
Ay-O's 2007 Venice show "Object Mandala Floor Pieces with Words" consists of the two main 'Floor Pieces' which in turn are the direct result of two interconnected performances which took place at the Taverna Remer, Campiello Remer on the Grand Canal on Sunday, 1oth June 2007. The Floor Pieces are accompanied by a show of his famous 'Rainbow' prints from the 1960s to the present.
The exhibition was also supported by a series of three evenings of performance events:
- Homage to Emily Harvey: Thursday, June 7 at Archivio Emily Harvey.
- Homage to Emmett Williams: Sunday, June 10, Taverna Remer, Campiello Remer
- Homage to Fluxus Friends Who Have Gone to Heaven or Hell: Saturday, June 16. A series of Fluxus events beginning at Archivio Emily Harvey and taking place in a range of Venetian campi and calli, including Piazza San Marco.
See a selection of images from the show, including from early on at the opening (before the performance and the gallery becoming too full to photograph!) HERE!
Images from the series of events "Homage to Fluxus Friends Who Have Gone to Heaven or Hell" in which Ay-O and performers travelled the streets of Venice performing a variety of classic Fluxus performances and more, can be seen HERE