Mediamatic Magazine vol 4#4 Niet Bekend 1 Jan 1990

Ben Patterson

The Artists

Born in Pittsburgh USA 1934, Lives and works in New York


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Ben Patterson created the first of his Fluxus works in Cologne in the sixties. He was in Wiesbaden with George Maciunas to organise the historic 1962 Fluxus International Festival and continued to be a major presence in Fluxus events until the early 1970s. As part of the Edge 90 Conference, Patterson will be performing a number of old and new performance works, some involving audience participation.