Side Events MEMBRA DISJECTA FOR JOHN CAGE: Wanting to Say Something About John

(c) Jan Steklik - Mushrooms for John Cage

Date: Thu, Feb 16 2012 10:00-23:59, Fri, Feb 17 2012 - Sat, May 05 2012, , Sun, May 06 2012

Side Events MEMBRA DISJECTA FOR JOHN CAGE: Wanting to Say Something About John

Date: Feb 16 to May 6
Venues: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL, Raum D / quartier21, TONSPUR_passage, Walther König bookshop
all events free of charge

Following events are part of the exhibition MEMBRA DISJECTA FOR JOHN CAGE: Wanting to Say Something About John at freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL.

further information can be found on

Exhibition opening
Feb 16, 2012, 7pm

In the presence of Laura Kuhn, director
John Cage Trust, New York.
Including the performance "I Saw A Documentary About Insects" by Sam Ashley, and a live surprise transmission by Ben Patterson.

TONSPUR 51: Sam Ashley
- Freedom From Happiness
Feb 16 to May 5, 2012 [daily 10am to 8pm]
Opening: Feb 16, 5pm
Introduction: Volker Straebel [musicologist]


Book launch, Lectures, Screenings, Exhibition, Performances, Workshop

Feb 17, 2012, 7pm
Tomáš Vtípil: Scattered Members for male choir and electronics, 2012
Electronics: Tomáš Vtípil; male choir: Láska opravdivá, Brno, Czech Republic
Location: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

Feb 18, 2012
3pm: Guided tour with the curators
Location: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
5pm: Presentation of the exhibition catalogue with Jozef Cseres and Georg Weckwerth,
published by Galerie výtvarného umení v Ostrave
5.30pm: Lecture Laura Kuhn, director John Cage Trust, New York
Location: Walther König bookshop at MQ
6.30pm: Lectures and screenings
Ray Kass, School of Visual Arts, Virgina Tech; founder and director The Mountain Lake
Workshop, Virginia; Rainer O. Neugebauer, board of trustees John-Cage-Organ-Art-Project Halberstadt; Screening of ( JC {100} ) #1, a film by Sabine Groschup on John Cage's ORGAN²/ASLSP in Halberstadt
Location: Raum D / quartier21

Feb 22, 2012, 6.30pm
Svetozár Ilavský "Die Inventur"
Exhibition opening and musical performance dedicated to John Cage
Feb 23 to Mar 26, 2012 [Mo-Th 9am-12.30pm, 1-5pm; Fr 9am-12.30pm, 1-3pm]
Location: Slovak Institute in Vienna, Wipplingerstrasse 24-26, 1010 Wien

Feb 25, 2012, 2pm to 6pm
April 14, 2012, 2pm to 6 pm
Children's Workshops "Cage and Kids" with Sabine Groschup. Playful children's variations on the Mud Book. How to Make Pies and Cakes by John Cage and Lois Long. Warning: "Mud pies are to make and to look at, not to eat!"
Location: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

More events are planned.
For additional dates please visit the website

Next opening: May 6, 2012, 5pm

Last day of exhibition
May 6, 2012
Extended opening hours until 9pm.