In 1975, Lubo Kristek wanted to scrutinize the taboo of death. To do that, he drew inspiration from a skeleton of a fox still bearing the remnants of skin he found in the woods after winter, and also a famous colonnade along the river Lech in Landsberg where Kristek had settled down. Strolling in the colonnade was a bit mundane, like in Luhačovice of that time, where he, as a child, used to go with his grandmother to heal his asthma.Therefore, Kristek took the fox on a leash for a walk and went to see what would happen.
The connection of the genius loci (the frequencies of the place), the found fox, and a live event brought about unexpected and inspirational encounters both with passers-by and animals. Kristek called the event the Promenade with a Neurotic Fox based on a jazz composition by Karel Velebný he had once heard at a concert at the Viola Theatre in Prague.


  • Title: Promenade with a Neurotic Fox
  • Creator: Lubo Kristek
  • Date Created: 1975
  • Location Created: Landsberg am Lech, Germany
  • Subject Keywords: Landsberg am Lech
  • Type: Performance
  • Art Movement: Performance art, Conceptual art
  • Art Form: Performance piece
  • Depicted Person: Lubo Kristek
  • Original Title: Spaziergang mit dem neurotischen Fuchs

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