3 May — 6 May 2010

For the four day retreat In Flux, the Fluxus movement was a starting point.  The retreat looked at the international scope of Fluxus, chance and improbability, random actions and multidisciplinary forms of art-making including artists’ books, live events and video art.

Escalator Retreat 4

For the first time, artists based outside of the eastern region, anywhere in England, were invited to participate. They were: Alexandra Zierle & Paul Carter, Simon Davenport, Katrina Schwartz (Hayward Gallery), Idit Nathan, Anne-Mie Melis, Olga Jurgenson, Christina Green, Lexa Drysdale, Cedric Christie

The retreat was curated by MA lecturer Kit Hammonds, Escalator Fellow Gareth Bell-Jones and students Antonia Blocker and Barbara Rodriguez-Munoz. The programme included Les Bicknel (artist), Sound Threshold (curatorial partnership), Laure Prouvost (artist), Lewis Ronald (artist).