Deuxieme Festival De La Libre Expression. Jean-Jacques LEBEL.


Deuxieme Festival De La Libre Expression.

Programme flyer announcing the performance by Charlotte Moorman and Nam June Paik at Jean-Jacques Lebel's second Festival of Free Expression on May 25, 1965. Mimeographed sheet, printed recto only. 27x21cm.

Moorman and Paik had originally intended to perform 'Robot Opera' on the street in front of the Centre Américain des Artistes, but, as the flyer states, "Robot has disappeared mysteriously on the way from Iceland to Paris in the international air labyrinth". Instead they performed their repertoire of pieces by Earle Brown, John Cage, Giuseppe Chiari, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Dick Higgins, La Monte Young, and their finale, Paik's "Variations on a Theme by Saint-Saëns", notable for Moorman's first appearance in a transparent costume (a clear plastic drop cloth left by Ben Vautier as a prop for the following evening).

Tiny 4mm. closed tear to upper edge, o/w Near Fine.