Tamás St. Auby
Tamás St. Auby (Fót, HU, 1944)
Tamás St. Auby is the founder and “superintendent” of the International Parallel Union of Telecommunications (IPUT). In 1969, he organized the first Fluxus concert in Budapest. He was arrested for his samizdat activities in 1974 and expelled the following year. He spent most of his 15-year exile in Geneva, where he opened the new headquarters of IPUT and took part in several Fluxus events such as the Fluxconcert for George Maciunas in 1980. In 1987, he opened the Gallery Ruine based on the principle “No profi/No-profile/No-profit”.