This videotape was jointly produced by Robert Filliou and Clive Robertson and mystery guest, Marcella Bienvenue, during Robert Filliou's artist-in residency (October 1st - 21st, 1977) at the artist-run centre Arton's in Calgary, Canada.
Porta Filliou was made as a video supplement to Robert Filliou's book "Teaching and Learning as Performing Arts" 1970.
Porta Filliou includes The Gong Show, a performance Robert Filliou made with Brian Dyson, and earlier Fluxus films including a joint performance with Emmett Williams (What's Happening?) and a non-continuity film made with George Brecht, Marianne Staffels-Filliou, and Donna Jo-Jones.
Robert Filliou's work and ideas were the catalyst for the founding of the artist-run centre movement in Canada and Québec.
Porta Filliou was originally produced as a boxed video publication by Arton's Publishing, 1977.
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