Steinas performance at "The moment before discovery", Budapest

The Butterfly Effect

"The Butterfly Effect: The Coordinates of the moment before Discovery" was the 1995/96 annual exhibition of the Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Budapest. Curated by Suzanne Meszoly and Miklos Peternak, the exhibition was based on the phenomena of sensitive dependence on initial conditions, fundamental to chaos theory. It was a strategy to openup the eyes of the international community to the rich and various achievements of the inventors, scientists and techno-freaks in Hungary from the past Century. Steina and Woody Vasulka presented a selection of media relics created by artists as part of the exhibition, "Current Coordinates" and SteinaŽs "Violin Power" was the final event in the Symposium "The Moment Before Discovery", January 23, 1996.