Following the idea of the ‘Fluxkit’ that George Maciunas conceived in 1964, Fluxus artists produced multiple editions of kits encompassing a selection of miscellaneous objects and paper as graphic scores for the user to read or manipulate, as with interactive games. The kits were packed together in a small attaché case for sale, which was first advertised in the fourth Fluxus newspaper, FLuxus cc fiVe ThReE that also contained Nam June Paik’s essay, Afterlude to the Exposition of Experimental Television (1964).
Bead Puzzle by George Brecht contains five colorful beads, a screw, and an instruction card that reads, “Arrange the beads so that they are the same. Arrange the beads so that they are different.”
1 plastic box, 5 wooden beads, screw, instruction card