Restoration of Order to the Fly Cage

Intention: 

Order of words, order of things, a vast subject that I shall deflect by proceeding in an orderly fashion to the attribution of the Order of the Fly Cage.

Creator: 
Jean Mas
Performer: 
Jean Mas
Bibliographical sources: 
cité in Performas, 40 ans d'art d'attitude, Alain Amiel, 2010
Producer: 
Jean Mas
Occurence: 
Description: 

Transcription of the mounted audiovisual capturing of the ceremony:
When I was making my first fly cage in 1973, I already knew that it would mark the history of art. This statement has something to amaze us.
The first fly cage of ’73, twenty years have already passed, but not in vain, without hope, that this object took form at the dawn of this new era […]
André Villers, I have the pleasure of conferring to you the Order of the Fly Cage […]
Raphaël Gatti […]
Claude Gilli, I have the pleasure of conferring you to the Order of the Fly Cage […]
Pierre Pinoncelli, I have the pleasure of conferring you to the Order of the Fly Cage […]

Jean Mas décernant l'Ordre de la Cage à Mouche à Pierre Pinoncelli
Jean Mas | photographie de la performance "Remise de l'ordre de la cage à mouches", 1993 | Jean Mas décernant l'Ordre de la Cage à Mouche à Pierre Pinoncelli | © Jean Mas | photographie : © DR | courtesy Alain Amiel
Jean Mas | photographie de la performance "Remise de l'ordre de la cage à mouches", 1993 | © Jean Mas | photographie : © DR | courtesy Alain Amiel