Call for proposals: Banquet for America Flux Factory invites you to submit a proposal for Banquet for America, a 3-week long experiment in building a utopian village. We’re looking for builders, chefs, sideshow barkers, and performers to construct and inhabit our town within a gallery, complete with a theater, banquet hall, specialized shops, and more.
Artists’ Books Workshop with Christina Freeman
Sunday, August 21, 1-5pm
Christina Freeman will introduce a short history of the artists’ book and present contemporary examples. Following a demonstration of two pamphlet stitch methods, participants will have an opportunity to create their own book works. Bringing your own materials is encouraged, but not required.
Suggested Materials for Pamphlet Stitch: Straight Edge, bone folder, x-acto Knife, scissors, awl, no. 1 needle, 20 or 30 gauge thread, bee’s wax, clothes pins, lightweight paper for signature (8×12 inch strips), heavy weight paper for folding accordion cover (8×30 inches).
Locations to purchase materials:
NY CENTRAL ART SUPPLY
62 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10003
330 Morgan Ave , Brooklyn, NY 11211
Artist & Craftsman
38-9 34th St, Long Island City, NY
Christina Freeman is an interdisciplinary artist based in New York City. Her work takes on various forms including photography, video, animation, drawing, sculpture, and collaborative performance. She received her MFA in Studio Art from Hunter College, City University of New York and has been invited to perform her participatory works as an artist-in-residence for Flux Factory in Long Island City, SOMA in Mexico City, Heliopolis in Brooklyn, Galería Perdida in Michoacán, Mexico and the TEM market in Volos, Greece. In 2015 she was awarded the CUNY PSC Grant to study at the Center for Book Arts in New York City. Christina is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Haverford College and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Art at Hunter College.