In 1963 Robert Filliou asserted that 1,000,000 years ago, there was no art. But one day, on the 17th of January to be precise, Art was born when someone dropped a dry sponge into a bucket of water. Modest beginnings, but look at us now.
Filliou proposed a public holiday to celebrate the presence of art in our lives. In recent years, the idea has been taken up by a loose network of artists and friends around the world.
Kunstradio celebrates this holiday in 2003 onsite @ the Futuregarden ( Schadekgasse 6 / 1060 Vienna ) and online with a webcast of Sergej Mohntau's
Performance "doves are grey"
(click link to learn more about the project).
The interface for the live Webcast will go online approximately half an hour before the start of the show.