BEN VAUTIER, Fourre-Tout No. 3, 1968 (CONTENU DE L’ENVELOPPE)
18,9 x 17,4 cm
printed matter and objects in plastic envelope with numbered sticker: here only the content of the envelope, i.e. the content of the ‘bocal’ is missing,
6 parts and 1 printed list of contents with felt pen hand drawing of a bocal
edition 100 + 1 ‘bocal’ with original manuscripts, stamp numbered: here number 0016
comes with vintage plastic envelope with sticker; hand written 16
In an accompanying text of this issue it is announced by Ben and Annie (Noël) that “Fourre-tout” number 3 will be the last one. it is explained that ‘The content of this jar is learning us to admit everything. It reads the idea through the object.’
Complete content of original plastic envelope “Contenu de l’enveloppe”:
KEN FRIEDMAN – print with ink stamped text: Friedman’zart
HENRY FLYNT – print: Overthrow the Human Race!!
BEN VAUTIER – cut page with pencil drawn circles (recto verso) from paperback book
BEN VAUTIER ? – punched postcard called There might be an aeroplane in the sky of this tiny postcard
ERIC ANDERSSON [sic] – Tape piece, 3 tiny cards with texts/instruction + loose piece of tape
BEN VAUTIER/GEORGE MACIUNAS ? – small Fluxus bag with paste called A medicine for the asthma of Maciunas
Nota bene: the content for the “CONTENU DU BOCAL” is lacking.