M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Steve Mc Caffery

B.P. Nichol

14 chansons et 1 charade / 14 songs and 1 riddle / 14 chansons und 1 rätsel, 1967

Book, 16 x 12 cm, 154 p.

©image: M HKA

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. M00004).

14 Songs and 1 Riddle is a text originally written in 1963 by Robert Filliou and performed in 1977. The text was translated into English in 1966 by George Brecht and then in German in 1968 by Dieter Roth. During the performance of 14 Songs and 1 Riddle, Allan Kaprow reads the English translation of George Brecht , Vincent Trasov read the German translation of Didier Roth, Steve Mc Caffery reads his own homophonic as well as BP Nichol and Dick Higgins translation, and Robert Filliou reads from the original text.

The original text is a series of bizarre erotic poems , punctuated by repetitions, enumerations, alliteration, assonance and approximate homophones recalling Mallarmé and Dufrêne. The process of creation represented in the translation and transcription, is also obtained in the reading of the texts. The performing artists read these texts or separately, or simultaneously, or echoing and updating the approximate homophony process le son du sens et le sens du son.

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>Robert Filliou, 14 songs and 1 riddle, 1967 

>Robert Filliou, 14 songs and 1 riddle, 1967 


> Robert Filliou.

> Dieter Roth.

> Dick Higgins.

Dick Higgins was a poet, printer, composer, artist and critical theorist, described the fusion of the arts as “intermedia,” his term for experime

> George Brecht.

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Steve Mc Caffery .

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B.P. Nichol .

Exhibitions & Ensembles

> Exhibition: Meeting Points 7 – Ten Thousand Wiles and a Hundred Thousand Tricks. M HKA, Antwerpen, 25 October 2013 - 16 February 2014.

> Exhibition: Robert Filliou – Multiples. MuHKA, Antwerpen, 21 June 2003 - 21 August 2003.

> Exhibition: Visite. Cultureel Centrum Overijse, Overijse, 03 April 2009 - 10 September 2009.

> Exhibition: Robert Filliou – The Secret of Permanent Creation. M HKA, Antwerpen, 13 October 2016 - 22 January 2017.